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Just A Short Run
  
  
March 29, 2014 (Saturday)
30 K, Half Marathon, 8.1 Miles, 5 K
North Park - Boathouse
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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  The 14th Annual Just A Short Run (JASR) is a benefit race for The Leukemia
& Lymphoma Society. Register at https://register.chronotrack.com//reg/form?eventID=4576&lc=en

Event Start Location
8:30 am start for 30K
8:40 start for 5K, 8.1 and Half Marathon

North Park Boathouse
399 Pearce Mill Rd
Allison Park, PA
15101

Course Description
All Courses take place entirely on gently rolling paved roads through scenic North Park.
Split times will be based on Championchip for longer events at these intervals:
30K - 3.6 miles, 8.6, 13.6, 18.6
1/2 Marathon - 3.1, 8.1, 13.1.
8.1 Mile - 3.1, 8.1
USATF Certified

Use this link to view the 1/2 marathon course map.
http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=16490
5K course is the first 3.1 miles of the 1/2 marathon course.
30K adds .5 mile at the beginning and another 5 mile loop
8.1 Mile is 5K + one 5 mile loop..

Awards
All Finishers in the 1/2 Marathon and 30K will receive custom finishers medals.

Additonal prizes will be awarded as follows:

Top 5 Overall & Masters
$1070.00 in prize monies will be divided by Top 5 Overall M & F in 1/2 Marathon and 30K.
$300.00 in prize monies to be divided by Top 5 overall M & F in 5K Race.
Top Master M & F in all races will receive Monetary awards as well.
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Age group awards will be given out in each race.

Age Group Awards
Top 3 Male and Female in each age group as follows:
1/2 Marathon /30K Age Groups:
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
5K & 8.1 Mile Age Groups:
14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Per current USATF guidelines, all monetray awards are based on gun time.
Age group awards will be based on chip time.

No awards will be mailed out post race. This is a charity event and it costs too much to mail out awards, so please stick around for the awards ceremonies. All unclaimed awards will be available at Elite Runners & Walkers in Robinson for 6 months post race. All unclaimed monetary awards will be donated to next year's total.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet Pickup will be held the 3 days prior to the event at
Elite Runners & Walkers
5992 Steubenville Pike
McKees Rocks, PA 15136


FYI, SPECIAL INCENTIVE TO PICK UP EARLY

All runners picking up in the shop on Wed-Fri will be entered into a drawing for a $500 Asics Shoe & clothing package.


Wednesday March 27th 10 am - 7 pm
Thursday March 28th 11 am - 8 pm
Friday March 29th 10 am - 7pm

(It is actually in Robinson, but use McKees Rocks if using internet map services).

RACE DAY Registration/packet & packet pickup if needed
Location: North Park BOATHOUSE
Time: 6:30 am - 8:20 am

Timing / Results
We will once again use The Runner's High for race timing and use Championchip electronic timing. Finish times will be posted on race day and will be available later on www.runhigh.com.

The new finish and loop lane setup of 2012 will be used again after its success in keeping the race flowing smoothly.


Post Race Activities
Stick around for the awards ceremonies as well as enjoy great music, comraderie, and the great recovery buffet from our sponsors.

Weather
We will run in rain or shine so please come prepared. We will have a bag drop at the registration area.

Directions
79 north or South to Wexford Exit Rte 910.

Rte 910 East for 4 miles

Right on Pierce Mill Road into North Park

Follow signs for event parking and start location

Parking
Shuttles will once again be provided for parking in the main lots except the Rose Barn. Shuttles will start running at 6:15 am until 8:15am. They will begin again after the 5K at 9:00 am and run back to the parking areas continuously until 2pm.
- Rose Barn
- Spillway
- Ice Rink
- Pool
- Any other designated parking area around the Boathouse area.
NO PARKING in the Boathouse lots on race day.
There will be absolutely no parking along Pierce Mill Rd, except in the few designated parking spaces this year. Please CARPOOL & ARRIVE EARLY, that means at least 45 minutes prior or more, park in the outlying lots and take the shuttles to the Boathouse.
 

 
   
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Recent Review: The 5K runners need to start in front of the pack. It was scary for me when they were coming from behind in a herd, and I am sure it was frustrating for them to weave around all of us 30K runners
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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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 Results for the Just A Short Run 
Year: 2012     Participation      
    Total finishers: 452      
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Elijah Shekinah   30 K Men 1:50:20 5:56  10.11 mph 
 Anna Beck   30 K Women 1:59:51 6:27  9.31 mph 
>> Complete 2012 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2012     Participation      
    Total finishers: 1,917      
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Jeff Weiss   Half Marathon Men 1:06:29 5:05  11.82 mph 
 Danielle Cerroni   Half Marathon Women 1:22:54 6:20  9.48 mph 
>> Complete 2012 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2011     Participation

Men 

240 men competed in the 2011 Just A Short Run 240 (53.0%)
    Total finishers: 453

Women 

213 women competed in the 2011 Just A Short Run 213 (47.0%)
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Jeff Weiss   Half Marathon Men 1:09:16 5:17  11.35 mph 
 Carol Jefferson   Half Marathon Women 1:20:13 6:07  9.8 mph 
 Carl Heinlein   Half Marathon Masters Men 1:13:22 5:36  10.71 mph 
 Jan Frandsen   Half Marathon  Masters Women  1:23:38 6:23  9.4 mph 
>> Complete 2011 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2010     Participation      
    Total finishers: 474      
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Jeff Weiss   Half Marathon Men 1:07:11 5:08  11.7 mph 
 Karen McClintock   Half Marathon Women 1:20:57 6:11  9.71 mph 
>> Complete 2010 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2010     Participation

Men 

259 men competed in the 2010 Just A Short Run 259 (60.4%)
    Total finishers: 429

Women 

170 women competed in the 2010 Just A Short Run 170 (39.6%)
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Eric Anish   30 K Men 1:52:18 6:02  9.94 mph 
 Katie Jarzab   30 K Women 2:17:29 7:23  8.12 mph 
>> Complete 2010 Results (All Races) 
  
 

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