GP Bid: Millennium Running

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2015 USATF-New England Grand Prix

Millennium Running is honored to present 3 different signature events to be considered in the 2015 USATF-NE Grand Prix.

Our philosophy is simple… Millennium Running strives to create first class events and we want GREAT athletes to run them!  So we are bidding 3 of our best signature events and raising the bar with club and individual prize money for the 2015 Grand Prix.

As a voting USATF-NE member and previous registrant of the 2014 RibFest 5 Miler (the USATF-NE 5 Mile Championship), we wanted to share with you some information about each of the 3 races that may help you in deciding how you vote for the 2015 USATF-NE Grand Prix!

Respectfully,

- John Mortimer, Millennium Running, owner and founder

RibFest 5 Miler
Sun. June 21st
Merrimack, NH
The host of the 2014 USATF-NE 5 Mile Championship!RibFest is a 3-day beer and ribs festival at Anheuser-Busch Brewery.  The 5 Miler kicks off the Sunday festivities with 2,000 runners and participants receive free entry into the festival with 2 free beers!

USATF-NE Clubs and Individuals are eligible for $8,000 in prize money!  (breakdown below)

USATF-NE registrants are assigned bibs 1-500 with a guaranteed short sleeve tech shirt.

The course is a flat out and back with a common start/finish line with a split mat at the 5k mark.  Course Map HERE

2028 Finishers in 2014
Course Records: 24:19 (m) / 28:39 (w)

MEN WOMEN
1 $500 $500
2 $400 $400
3 $300 $300
4 $200 $200
5 $100 $100
TEAMS
Open
1 $500 $500
2 $400 $400
3 $300 $300
4 $200 $200
5 $100 $100
40+
1 $300 $300
2 $200 $200
3 $100 $100
50+
1 $200 $200
2 $100 $100
60+
1 $100 $100
TOTAL
$8,000 $4,000 $4,000
NEW ENGLAND HALF
Sun. Oct. 4th
Concord, NH
A point-to-point, 13.1 mile course from the NH Motor Speedway in Loudon to the NH State House in Concord, NH.  VIDEOUSATF-NE clubs and individuals are eligible for $17,600 in prize money (breakdown below)

USATF-NE registrants are assigned bibs 1-500 and are guaranteed the event FLEECE JACKET.

1520 Finishers in 2014
Course Records: 1:08:51 (m) / 1:18:37 (w)

16M wide start at NHMS and Split Mats, Arches, and Music at 5k, 10k, and 10miles.  The 100% closed to traffic, point to point course drops 180′ from start to finish with a few rolling hills in the middle.  Map HERE

MEN WOMEN
1 $1,000 $1,000
2 $900 $900
3 $800 $800
4 $700 $700
5 $600 $600
6 $500 $500
7 $400 $400
8 $300 $300
9 $200 $200
10 $100 $100
TEAMS
Open
1 $600 $600
2 $500 $500
3 $400 $400
4 $200 $200
5 $100 $100
40+
1 $400 $400
2 $300 $300
3 $200 $200
4 $100 $100
50+
1 $200 $200
2 $100 $100
3 $50 $50
60+
1 $100 $100
2 $50 $50
TOTAL
$17,600 $8,800 $8,800
NH 10 Miler
Sat. Aug 29th
Auburn, NH
A scenic 10 mile loop around that encircles Lake Massabesic.   VIDEOUSATF-NE Clubs and Individuals are eligible for $8,000 in total prize money (breakdown below).

USATF-NE registrants are assigned bibs 1-500 with a guaranteed long sleeve tech shirt and beer mug.

The Course includes some challenging hills between miles 4-9  MAP HERE

529 Finishers in 2014
Course Records: 50:39 (m) / 1:01:53 (w)

MEN WOMEN
1 $500 $500
2 $400 $400
3 $300 $300
4 $200 $200
5 $100 $100
TEAMS
Open
1 $500 $500
2 $400 $400
3 $300 $300
4 $200 $200
5 $100 $100
40+
1 $300 $300
2 $200 $200
3 $100 $100
50+
1 $200 $200
2 $100 $100
60+
1 $100 $100
TOTAL
$8,000 $4,000 $4,000

Check out the rest of our 2015 USATF-NE Grand Prix slate selection vote spectacular. Whether you read it here or elsewhere, make sure you’re informed and, even more importantly, make sure you vote!

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