Thursday Night Points Races – 2014





Location: Shadyside Recreation Area 829 Alexandria Pike, Anderson IN. 


Preseason races begin on April 3, 2014 Walkers at 5:30 p.m. runners at 6:00 p.m.  (no points)


Point races for 2014 will begin on May 8th, 2013 and end with the September 25th race.  There will be no race on Thursday July 3rd, 2014 ... enjoy the 4th.  Distance is 2.628 miles – or one loop around the Shadyside running / walking path complex.  Start time for the walkers is 5:30 p.m., runners start at 6:00 p.m. The start is located at the Shadyside Activity Center area.  Restrooms, lockers and showers will be available.


Post Season races will run October 2nd – 30th .


The Requirements for Thursday Night Points Races:

In order to receive points you must be a current member of the Anderson Road Runners, and must participate in at least eight of the 20 races to be considered for year-end awards. For High School age members (generally 15-18 years old) the official 2014 season will start June 5th and end July 31st There will be no race July 3rd. High School age members will only earn points from June 5th to July 31st. High School age members only need to run 4 of the 7 races during their season to qualify for awards.


Age Groups: Men and Women 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-100, heavyweight 190+ lbs. (Men Only).  Age group will be determined by the runner's age on May 1, 2014.


Points System: Weekly Points will be awarded as follows: 1st Place-50 pts, 2nd Place-45 pts, 3rd Place-40 pts.  Other age group finishers will be awarded points starting at 35 and decreasing by one point per runner.  The point standings will be posted to the club web site when available.


ARRC Kids Program:  (One-Mile Fun Run – ages 12 and under)

Frank St Phillips will continue to direct the Fun Run for our children.  Children are future of running and of our club.  If you or a member of your family would be willing to assist Frank, please contact any officer or Frank at the race.  The Children’s run will begin on Tuesday May 6, 2014.  Start time is 6:00 p.m. 

This program is free.


Weekly Sponsors: The club will again be seeking sponsors for weekly awards / treats.  This applies to both the 2.628 mile points races and the children’s one mile run. We will have a cook out the third Thursday of every month from May to September. It will start after the Thursday race.


Please contact the race directors for more details. 


Anyone who would like to make contributions for the children's run should contact Frank St. Phillips or one of the officers.  Contributions can be in the form of treats, awards or cash support for these items.