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Additional race information can be found at http://www.5starraceproductions.com/races/summer-sizzler-10k-5k.
The Summer Sizzler gives you a chance to race in warm weather in one of the most beautiful areas of Wilmington. The courses are mostly shaded and travel around picturesque Greenfield Lake on paved running trails and over a few wooden bridges. Race start is 7:30 am, Sunday August 4th near the Greenfield Lake amphitheater. Click on the picture at the top left of the link and you'll see how pretty the post race area will be. The race party, prize drawings and awards ceremony takes place under the shade of live oaks and crepe myrtles at the Rotary Circle gazebo with lots of cool drinks and good snacks for recovery.
10K FINISHER MEDAL: Earn a custom made die cast 10K finisher medal suitable for displaying in your trophy case!
RACE SHIRTS are gender specific short sleeved shirts, great for summer time running. NOTE: Ladies shirts run a full size small so order accordingly.
AWARDS go 3-deep M/F in the 10K age groups, Open and Masters categories. In the 5K awards go 2-deep M/F in age groups and 3-deep in the Open category. Winner trophies will be Bobble Head running figures and age group awards will be nice 5K medals and 10K trophies.
10K Team Category: Team up with your runnin' buddies and form a team. There is a minimum of 4 athletes per team and you can have an many people on your team as you want. There are no team awards but there are team prizes:
Team prizes are $50 gift certificates to Smoothie King for the fastest team (4 fastest times count) and $25 Smoothie King gift certificate to the 2nd fastest team. Run hard for your team and then you can cool down with a great smoothie at one of Smoothie King's several locations in Wilmington.
POST RACE PARTY at the Rotary Garden: Try out some yummy, healthy juices from Clean Juice Bar, Grillin' products and grills from Strick's LP Gas or meet a recruiter from the NC National Guard and get some free stuff and find out how to sign up! Enjoy a Smoothie King sample and see the excellent running gear from Omega Sports.
DOOR PRIZES: Gift certificates from New Balance of Wilmington, free race entries to some of our other events, gift certificates from Omega Sports, Grillin' baskets from Strick's LP Gas and some surprises.
PACKET PICKUP & Registration: Omega Sports in Hanover Center Saturday, August 3rd from 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
RACE DAY Packets & Registration: At the amphitheater Sunday, August 4th from 6:15 am - 7:15 am.
RACE START - 7:30 am at the Greenfield Lake amphitheater. IMPORTANT - Check out this link for a parking map. You park 50 meters from the race start so bring dry clothes and stay for the awards. The door prizes will be awesome and runner usable items.
COURSE MAPS will be available on our website
PINK RIBBON PROJECT is our designated race charity. They provide mammography screening, comfort services for women undergoing breast cancer treatment and and community awareness about breast cancer screening and early diagnosis. Please donate if you can. Our goal is to raise $1,500 through the race.
Our race Hotel is the Hampton Inn Medical Park . They are offering discount race rates of $129 a night for a room with two queen beds and $124 for a room with a King bed and pullout sofa. This is a substantial savings over the normal rate. You can call the Hampton direct at (910) 796-8881 or you can click on the link to go to registration. The Hampton is an excellent, runner friendly hotel that's just a 10 minute drive to the start line. We recommend only this hotel for the race.
Omega Sports in Hanover Center with huge selection of running shoes and gear, as well as sporting supplies of every type.
Thank you to Omega for sponsoring the 10K Finisher Medals!
Clean Juice Bar - in Mayfaire with a selection of smoothies, juices, acai bowls, and oat bowls, as well as organic coffees, avocado toasts and other delicacies.
Strick's LP Gas - They provide everything from tank refills, home delivery, grillin' supplies and sales of the best of American made Grills at their showroom.
New Balance of Wilmington - The only American made running shoes, along with New Balance apparel and walking and running gear. Visit their store in Mayfaire for the best gear and shoes.
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