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This will be the 12th year for this WRRC racing series, open to all club members.
In order to qualify, a member must do four or more of a series of thirteen races listed below. Family membership qualifies all family members individually.
 
Our GP series offers a variety of terrains and distances. This year, the events include (4) 5K's, (2) 4-Mile Runs, (4) 10K's, (1) 15K and (2) Half-Marathon's. The scoring system is designed to give a bit of motivation to all participants. Participation is valued as well as speed. This year you have the option of running either half marathon – Quintiles or Battleship or both, but points will only count for your best race. 
 
All thirteen events will be scored and added. By running all or most events, a runner will add points and may move up in final placement. In other words, if you run more events you may out-score a faster runner who didn't participate in as many events.
 
The rules are as follows: A runner must finish a minimum of four (4) events for Grand Prix consideration. Entrant's age is determined by the date of the first event entrant runs. Awards will be given to the top two over-all male and female in 15 various age groups. Age groups consist of 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75 & over.
 
Points will be awarded for each of the thirteen races as follows: Everyone gets 5 points for finishing. There will be points given for Age Group place finishers among WRRC members as follows: first (10 points); second (8 points); third (6 points); fourth (4 points); and fifth (2 points.) We have added 2 - 5 point bonus events - Participate in the American Cancer Relay for Life (April) and Participate in our Club's Battle on the Border with the Myrtle Beach Running Club (July).
 
Please note that some events have races of more than one distance, only one of the races will be eligible for Grand Prix points, so make plans to do the correct event.
 
The Grand Prix Eligible races for 2014: NOTE: Dates are tentative.
 
Jan 26 Beethoven 15K Brunswick Forest 15K
February 22 Run for Ray Trail Run 3 Mile
March 1 Cardinal Strut 5K
March 16 Quintiles ½ Marathon ½ Marathon
April 12 Oak Island Lighthouse 10K
April 25 - 26 American Cancer Society Relay
June 12 Bridge to Bridge 4 mile
July 12 Tri-Span 10K
July 26 Battle on the Border 5 mile
September 6 Sea Trail Plantation 10K
October 4 Run for the Ta-Ta's 5K
November 2 Battleship NC Half-Marathon ½ Marathon
November 8 Maritime Classic - Bald Head Island 10K
November 23 Seaside Shuffle at WB 5K
November 29 Carolina Beach Trail Run 4 Mile
 
The standings will be updated on the WRRC website and/or in news updates or newsletters as the year progresses; and awards will be presented at the annual WRRC Christmas party in December. 2014 Grand Prix awards will be a long sleeve Performance Pullover, which is what we gave out for 2014. We will have a choice of 2 different colors. Awards will be presented at the Wilmington Road Runners Christmas Party in December. Contact David Flory – dflory@ec.rr.com - with any questions, scoring corrections or omissions.