2022 Grand Prix Mini Series

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xxxxxxxxby Jerry Dietrich

December 16, 2021

We have a new Series for 2022! The Grand Prix Mini Series will take place from January through June. It will consist of twelve races. To be a series finisher you will need to complete 5 of the races.

All series finishers will receive a trophy and a gift certificate at the awards party which will be held at the conclusion of the series.

The Grand Prix Mini Series has something for everybody. For those who prefer shorter distances, six of the races will be held at the Parkrun 5k venues. An added bonus of these races is that there is no entry fee to compete.

For those who prefer a different challenge, the remaining races in the series will be longer distances. The final event in the series will be the NODM offering you your choice of distance. Choosing the distance you wish to race will require a bit of competition strategy.

We will use our time tested point system to record your progress. Five year age groups from 50 to 94 will be offered. Points will be given for your finish within your age group as follows:
1st=10 pts., 2nd=9 pts., 3rd=8pts., 4th=7pts., 5th=6pts., 6th or lower=5pts.
If you do 8 races or less they all will count. If you do more than 8, the 8 highest in points will count. A perfect score would be 80 points.

A special page “2021 Grand Prix Standings” will appear on the Silver Strider menu bar. This page will show your current standing following each race.

The Grand Prix Mini Series registration fee is $15. Mail your registration fee with your name and DOB to: Bruce Fisher, 3005 So. 363rd St.,Federal Way, WA 98003.

Here is the race schedule –

Saturday, January 15th xxxRenton Parkrun 5kxxxxxxxRenton
Saturday, January 29th xxxFSRC Resolution Run 10k xSteilacoom
Sunday, February 13th xxxMy Better Half Marathon* x Seward Park
Saturday, February 26th xxRenton Parkrun 5kxxxxxxxRenton
Saturday, March 12th xxxxDes Moines Parkrun 5k xxxDeMoines
Saturday March …TBD
Sunday, April 10th xxxxxxxDaffodil 8k Foothills Trail xVan Lierop Park
Saturday, April 23rd xxxxx Renton Parkrun 5k xxxxxxxRenton
Saturday, May 7th xxxxxxxDes Moines Parkrun 5k xxxDeMoines

Sunday, May 15th xxxxxxxCapital City 5 Mile Run xxxxOlympia
Saturday, May 21st xxxxxxRenton Parkrun 5k xxxxxxxRenton
June 4th & 5th xxxxxxxxxxNODM 5k, 10k, Half
, Full xxPort Angeles

*Not a choose your distance event