CLARIFICATION - GOLD CUP SCORING FOR JUNIOR STRIDERS
When a Gold Cup event consists of two races, Striders 15 & Over must run the longer event (except the Ringing in Spring 5K) to receive Gold Cup points. Striders 14 & Under must run the shorter event to receive Gold Cup points. An exception is when the shorter race is 1 mile (Trail Run Xtreme Kids' Mile, Immanuel's Run into Fall 1 Mile). 12 & under must run the 1 mile race and 13 & over must run the longer race. Only Striders 15 & Over will receive Gold Cup points for the races 10 miles in length and for Half Marathons. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will only be scored for Striders 19 & Over.Gold Cup Award Requirements:
14 & Under must complete 5 races
15 - 18 must complete 7 races
19 & Over must complete 10 races to receive an award.
GOLD CUP RACE SERIES
The Calumet Region Striders sponsors the Gold Cup Series. The Calumet Region Strider Gold Cup Series has become one of the most prestigious race circuits in the area. We are very proud of our club's involvement with this continuously successful series aptly named the GOLD CUP. The Gold Cup Series consists of 28 or more officially designated road races. A person may run in all of the races if desired. However, only a person's best finishes will count in the overall scoring. In order to compete in the Gold Cup Series, Striders over the age 18 must complete at least 10 Gold Cup Races, ages 15-18 must complete at least 7 Gold Cup races, and ages 14 or younger must complete at least 5 Gold Cup races to be eligible for an award.
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XYZ TRAIL RACE SERIES
The XYZ Trail Run Series is a twelve race series of trail races to be held in Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan, all within an hour's drive of each other. The trail courses will include Sunset Hill County Park, Imagination Glen Park in Portage, Indiana, the Grand Mere in Michigan along with other challenging locations. The courses will often be XTREME-many miles of hills, ravines, sand dunes, logs, stream crossings, woods, mud, cold, heat, snow, rain, bugs and fun! This series is meant to seriously challenge the advanced runner who seeks the challenge of getting off the pavement (boring) and onto the trails (where life is great)
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