Weekly EORC Cross Country Race - Holyoke, MA

Runs until Thursday, September 28, 2023 (See all dates)

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Ashley Reservoir & Elks Lodge, Holyoke, MA
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Timed, weekly ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐Ÿฑ๐—ž and ๐Ÿด๐—ž ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€ consisting of dirt and gravel roads, circling scenic ๐—”๐˜€๐—ต๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ฟ in #๐—›๐—ผ๐—น๐˜†๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ฒ.
The race is open to the public and attracts runners of all abilities.
Age group records are kept, and prizes are awarded weekly to winners in selected male and female categories. The remaining prizes are distributed in a lottery drawing.
Call 1-413-650-4809 with questions.
๐—ฅ๐—”๐—–๐—˜ ๐——๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—ก๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ:
All races are 5K runs (3.1 miles) with the exception of 4/20, 5/18, 6/15, 7/20, and 8/17, which are 8K (4.97 miles).
Weekly runs are held each Thursday evening April 6โ€“Sept. 29, with a friendly โ€œPoint Seriesโ€ competition running from June 29โ€“Sept. 15.
๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—˜๐—ฆ:
โ€ข 6:30 p.m. start from April 6โ€“Aug. 24
โ€ข 6 p.m. start Sept. 7โ€“Sept. 28
Weekly races are presented by Empire One Running Club and hosted at the Holyoke Elks (250 Whitney Ave.). Join us for refreshments inside the Elks following each race (all ages welcome; cash bar available for 21+ only).
โ€ข $7 per person per race
(under 17 and 70+ are free).
โ€ข $2 per reusable bib
(or replacement bib).
๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†-๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ (starting 6 days prior to a race): https://eorcrunner1.wufoo.com/.../2022-eorc-xc-races-at...
(NOTE: Bib numbers must be known in order to prepay online.)
๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ (๐Ÿฒ/๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿต โ€“ ๐Ÿต/๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฐ)
The 12-week โ€œPoint Seriesโ€ commences on Thursday, June 29 and runs through Thursday, Sept. 14. To qualify, runners must attend a minimum of 10 races (missing only two throughout the series).
The First Place Finisher in each weekly race receives 1,000 Points. The remaining finishers receive points based on this formula:
โ€ข Each competitorโ€™s time is divided into the First Place Finishers time, and then that time is multiplied by 1000.|
โ€ข All weekly points are cumulative for 12 weeks, and the competitors with the highest amount of points after 12 weeks will determine our Awards Winners.
48 trophies will be awarded, including those for Top 3 overall Male and Female finishers as well as Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Age Division finishers (1โ€“16, 17โ€“29, 30โ€“39, 40โ€“49, 50โ€“59, 60โ€“69, 70+).
๐—–๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—˜ ๐——๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—–๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ:
Weekly races at Ashley Reservoir alternate starting locations (top of the hill near the Elks or bottom of the hill near the waterโ€™s edge) and running directions (โ€œSTRAIGHTโ€ across the land bridge or to the โ€œLEFTโ€ along the water):
โ€ข LEFT โฎ• 4/27, 5/25, 6/22, 7/6, 7/27, 8/3, 8/24, 9/7, 9/28
โ€ข CHOICE โฎ• 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14
โ€ข STRAIGHTโฎ• 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 6/29, 7/20, 8/17, 8/31, 9/21

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Ashley Reservoir & Elks Lodge
250 Whitney Ave.
Holyoke, MA

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