The Jim Thorpe Memorial Day 10k is a run through beautiful historic Jim Thorpe. All proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics of Carbon County.
Monday May 27, 2013 at 8:30am.
NO WALKERS PLEASE
REGISTRATION: Post registration and packet pick-up will be at the Jim Thorpe Area High School Sports Complex between 6:30am and 7:45am on May 27th, 2013.
START: Transportation will be provided to the start at Mauch Chunk Lake Park.
NEW COURSE: The course is changing slightly this year. Instead of using Lentz Trail, runners will use the Switchback Railroad Trail from Mauch Chunk Lake to the bottom of Flagstaff Mountain to keep runners safe and off the road. The race will then continue on W. Broadway and turn Right onto Race Street where runners will cross Susquehanna Street and continue to Lehigh Avenue and the inter-borough bridge (Rte 903). Cross the bridge and follow Route 903 uphill through Jim Thorpe to the Jim Thorpe Monument, just past Olympian Way where it will circle the monument and go back downhill on Route 903 to Olympian Way and finish on the 50 yard line of the Jim Thorpe High School Complex.
FEES: Registration is $20.00 BEFORE Monday, May 20, 2013. FAMILIES: $20 for the first registrant and $10 for each additional immediate family member. Post registration and the day of the race registration is $25.00.
AWARDS: The first 3 men and the first 3 women to finish will receive awards. The awards may increase based on pre-registration.
ALL RUNNERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT, FOOD, WATER & A RIDE TO THE START