For those interested in having a guilt free Thanksgiving
The Ashenfelter 8K Classic (A8K) is a United States Track & Field-NJ Championship Road Race which is open to everyone... walkers, joggers, runners and racers. The race is produced by the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation. This traditional Thanksgiving Day running event will be held on Thursday, November 22, 2012. The 8K (4.97 miles) will begin at 9:00 AM and the One Mile Ridger Romp will begin @ 8:15.
RACE PACKET PICK-UP
Race packets can be picked up beginning 6 PM Wednesday evening, or if you prefer 7:00 AM Thursday morning at the Glen Ridge High School's Gymnasium. Please try to get there early.
POST RACE BREAKFAST AND AWARDS CEREMONY
The post race breakfast will be held in the High School Gymnasium, where runners will be able to stay warm and dry pre and post race. The post race awards ceremony will be held in the gymnasium.
Long sleeve, New Balance (A8K Classic embroidered) high-end tech running tops to the top three male and female runners in each age group.
Commemorative A8K Classic Coffee Mugs to the top 100 male and top 100 female finishers.
USATF-NJ PRIZE MONEY: TOP 3 MALE AND FEMALE FINISHERS IN THE OPEN CATEGORY & TOP 3 MALE AND FEMALE FINISHERS IN THE AGE GRADED MASTERS CATEGORY (NO DUPLICATES).
First Place Male / First Place Female trophies to be awarded to the winners of the A8K and Ridger Romp
1st Place $150.00
2nd Place $100.00
3rd Place $50.00