What’s your race pace?

   January 9, 2012 4:09 am

 

Whether you are a 6:39-minute-miler or a 12:45-minute-miler, you can win the Erie Runner’s Club Valentine’s Day Prediction Race because the “winners” are the runners who can most accurately predict their race pace not the ones who cross the finish line first!

It works like this: You will be asked to predict your pace-per-mile, based on the road and weather conditions that morning, and race organizers will calculate your predicted finishing time. Those participants who finish the run in a time closest to their prediction will receive a choice from a delicious selection of chocolate awards. Racewalkers are welcome to compete.

The distance? That’s the unknown part of the equation. The race director WILL tell you that it’s between 4 and 6 miles, but you will not have an exact distance (then it would be too easy to calculate your pace).

For the sake of fairness, you are asked to refrain from wearing a watch or other timing or pacing device during the race.

Did you see that note above? You win CHOCOLATE!!!

Application is here.

Premium is a “dry blend” fleece stadium blanket. Race cost is $25 if you register by the deadline of Feb. 1. There’s also a no-premium option for just $10 (by deadline). Day of Race costs are $15/$30.

 

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