This mid-summer event will give you a chance to race in warm weather around beautiful Greenfield Lake on paved running trails and over a few small wooden bridges!! The courses for the 10K, 5K & 1-miler will be precisely measured and adhere to USATF standards. The courses are mostly shaded and offer you a chance to run in one of the prettiest areas of Wilmington. The awards presentation and post race party take place near the Greenfield Lake amphitheater and will be a great way to cool down after the event. There will be running related exhibitors, cold beverages and good snacks in a park like setting near the lake.
Visit this link to register
The Summer Sizzler will test your metal and give you a chance to race in the heat for a change. All water stops will have iced water and Gatorade to keep the core temp down and allow you to run your best!
The race is walker and stroller friendly.
The Sizzler 10K has a team category so you can compete on a team with your Runnin' Buddies. All teams with at least (4) runners will be recognized at the awards presentation.
Team members are eligible for individual awards.
Runners at all three distances get gender specific tank tops, guaranteed if you register by July 28th. We'll order extra shirts but shirts are not guaranteed if you register after this date.
Note: Ladies shirts run one size small so select accordingly when you sign up.
1-miler Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners receive the famous Bobble Head running trophies! Yes, they are collectable and the top-3 one mile runners will score one of these awesome awards.
10K & 5K top 1,2,3 receive Bobble Heads too!! Age group awards go 2-deep in 5-year age groups.
Saturday, August 5th from 11:00 - 2:00 pm at Omega Sports
Race Day packets 6:00 am - 7:15 am at the race site.
The race starts and finishes on Amphitheater Drive with the first 0.4 miles of the course on the street. Then runners move up onto the paved trail and the rest of the race course is on the trail.
Visit this link to see a map of the parking area as well as the street leading up to the parking area.
The Summer Sizzler 10K is a 3-race Series Event. Do the Sizzler on August 7th, then the Oktoberfest 15K at Brunswick Forest on September 24th and then complete the series with the Port City Orthopaedics Battleship Half Marathon on November 5, 2017. All series finishers receive an awesome "28.6 Finisher Medal". Open and masters winners 1st and 2nd place M/F winners receive a nice trophy too!
Visit this link for all 5 SRP 3-race series information.