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To find out if you are eligible to compete in the Grand Prix:


2015 Results - As of 6/22/15 (through Brookgreen Gardens 5K)


2015 GSRC Grand Prix Series Races 


- Jan 24: NMB Winter Run 5K or 15K

- Feb 14: Myrtle Beach Marathon OR Half-Marathon

- Mar 7: BFF Pink Ribbon Run - 5K and 10K

- March 28: Run for the Shelter 5K

- May 3: Cinco de Mayo 5K

- May 9: Little River May 5K

- May 24: Brookgreen Gardens 5K

- July 4: Independence Day 8K

- Sep 19: Park Sweep 5K

- Oct 18: Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon (half-marathon)

- Nov: Turtle Strut 5K

- Nov 21: Race to Save Hearts 5K

- Nov 26: Surfside Beach Turkey Trot 10K

- Dec: Reindeer Run 5K

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The rules/guidelines below are subject to change. 

2015 Grand Prix Rules and Guidelines (subj. to change)



  • Grand Prix Series consists of the Races identified above to the extent those events are held.

  • Best 5 races count toward scoring – Must race a minimum of 4 races to qualify for an award.

  • May enter the Grand Prix at any point ONCE YOUR PAID MEMBERSHIP HAS BEEN RECEIVED. No retro scoring will be allowed.

  • Age will be determined by the competitor's age on January 1, 2015.

  • Once a race's results have been posted, members will have two weeks to notify committee of any errors. After two weeks, results will be considered final.



Awards

  • At least Top 5 overall male and female

  • At least Top 3 in the following age groups: Youth (19 and under); Open (20-29); Open (30-39);

  • Master (40-49); Grandmaster (50-59); Super Master (60-69); Super Grandmaster(70 and over)



Scoring

Overall and Age Group scores are determined by the distance of the featured race as follows:



5K and 8K - 10 pt. max/5 pt. min (30 overall max/5 min)
10K and 15K - 11 pt. max/6 pt. min (31 overall max/6 min)
Half and full marathon - 12 pt. max/7 min (32 overall/7 min)




Example: Age Group Points in the Marathon based on top 12 finishers/members with first place receiving

12 points, second place receiving 11 points, etc. After 8 points is awarded, those following will receive 7 points. Overall score in the Marathon based on the top 32 finishers/members with first place receiving 32 points, second place receiving 31 points, etc.