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USA Track & Field 5k Beach Run

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On the morning of Saturday, December 1, come out to Daytona Beach for the USA Track & Field 5K Beach Run, in conjunction with our 2012 Annual Meeting. The coast of the Atlantic Ocean will be our course, as the race will be held directly on the beach, much like the early stock car races that are part of the area’s rich history.
 
Aside from the opportunity to race on historic land, participants will also receive a free USA Track & Field spike bag, and the race will feature overall and age group awards. The race will also be chip-timed, so you can be sure that your time is as accurate as possible.
 
Come on out for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to race with some of track and field’s up and coming stars while running the loop course along beautiful Daytona Beach.  We hope to see you there!

Where: The  course will feature two out-and-back loops with the start/finish located near the clock tower at the Daytona Beach Hilton Hotel (100 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118).  The race will be run directly on the Daytona Beach, which is known for its compact sand.

When: Saturday, December 1, 7:30 a.m.

Who: USATF Annual Meeting attendees and some of the best track & field athletes in the world will compete along with Daytona’s local running enthusiasts.

How: Enter online here. All entrants will receive a USATF spike bag.

Entry fees Early entry $25 until 5:00 p.m. ET, November 29, 2012
Late entry $40 will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. ET November 30, 2012

Awards: A medal will be given to the top 3 men and top 3 women in each age group (age groups are noted below).  Additionally, awards will be given to the top 3 overall men and the top 3 overall women.

Age Groups:

19 and under
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44

45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70 and older

Why: Proceeds from the Beach Run will go directly toward funding USATF programs and initiatives, including youth programs, elite athlete development, support of Team USA, and programs for masters, officials and Associations.

Packet Pickup: Located at the Hilton Daytona Beach in the USA Track & Field Expo Hall on the 3rd floor of the North Tower.  Packet pickup times will take place on the following days and times:
- Friday Nov. 30th 11 AM- 4 PM
- Saturday Dec. 1st 6 AM- 7 AM
 

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