- Event Time 9:00 am-12:00 pm
- Event Start Date December 8, 2018
- Event Location 204 Main Street
This is the fourth and final race in the Guernsey County Grande Prix Series. Individuals that have completed all four races will receive a Grande Prix medal.
RACE INFO: Dress up in your favorite Christmas costume, ugly sweater, Santa Claus outfit or come dressed as your favorite Christmas movie character (prize for best costume) and join us Saturday, December 8th for our 2nd Annual 12k’s of Christmas 12K/5K Race & 5K Fun Run & Walk at Leatherwood Park in Lore City, Ohio. This event is meant to showcase the Great Guernsey Trail, while helping to collect new unwrapped toys that will be donated to the Guernsey County Secret Santa. Individuals that bring a new, unwrapped toy will be entered into a chance to win gift cards. This will be a bib timed race with timing services provided by Muskingum Multi-Sports.
Proceeds raised at this event will support the Guernsey County Community Development’s Military Veterans Transportation Program. This program provides free transportation for area veterans to and from medical appointments as well to and from appointments such as VA, personal and legal. Each month the program completes over 60 runs and currently assists over 30 veterans. The program relies completely on donations and fundraisers.
Race COURSE: The 12K & 5K Race and Fun Run are out and back events held entirely on the paved Great Guernsey Trail. The route starts in Lore City and follows the trail to each turn around and then returns to Lore City. This is a scenic, traffic free route that follows Leatherwood Creek. There will be water at the turnarounds and finish lines. Food will be provided at the finishing line as well as hot chocolate and warming stations.
AWARDS For the 12K and 5K races: Engraved plaques will be issued to the top three overall male and female finishers and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each of the following age categories: 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, finisher medals will be awarded to all 12k and 5k runners.
EARLY PACKET PICK-UP & RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Race Day registration and Packet pick-up will be at Leatherwood Park– 204 Main St. Lore City, Ohio – starting at 7:30am
RACE PACKETS & FINISHLINE PERKS: Your race packet will include a Gender Specific T-shirt with race logo, swag and more. All participates registered by November 28th are guaranteed a Race T-shirt. Extra t-shirts will be first come first serve on race day.
ENTRY FEES: (non-refundable)
Fun Run & Walk $20.00 through December 7th – Day of Entry $25.00
5k run $25 through December 7th – Day of Entry $30
12k run $30 through December 7th – Day of Entry $35
*Registration forms and fee made out and mailed to: Guernsey County CDC P.O. Box 1175 Cambridge, Ohio 43725 memo line 12K’s Race
RACE CONTACT: For any questions please contact Race Director Ron Gombeda @ 740-439-0020 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org