March 22, 2014
The race field will be limited to the first
100 runners. We will be accepting entries at the Mt. Pleasant
Church Friday night from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Shirts will only be ordered based on the number of
pre-registered runners. There will be a few extra shirts but late
registrants are not guaranteed a finisher shirt or a specific size
Early registration will be $65.00 until March 16th.
Registration fee is $85.00 after the 16th of March.
THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
Runners bib numbers will be given
out race morning
by the Vac & Dash timing crew.
You can download a mail-in entry
Make your check payable to the Mangum Track Club
It is a loop
starting and finishing near the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church. It
is a USATF certified course #NC13006DF and a Boston qualifier. Everything
is a paved rural state roads running by many farms and large tracks
of uninhabited woodland. Most runners consider this a hilly
course. There are 8 aid stations at approximately 3-4 mile
intervals. The farthest distance between any aid station will be
4.5 miles. Station 1 will be water only. All other stations
will have water and an electrolyte drink. The turns are marked
with large yellow arrows and it is your responsibility to see them.
Each runner is responsible for his and her own safety. It is
highly recommended that you do not use mp3 players, iPods or anything to
obstruct your hearing.
Camping is available on the grounds at the Mt. Pleasant Community
accommodations are available in Rockingham (12 miles away). Call
1-800-858-1688 for information about other lodging.
Friday Pasta Dinner:
The Friday dinner will be conducted
at the Mt. Pleasant Church in the fellowship hall. It will be
conducted 6:00pm until 8:00 pm. The cost of the dinner will $8.00
per person. The money goes to the Mt. Pleasant community for their
Packets may be picked at the Mt.
Pleasant Church on Friday night from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. Late
registration will also be accepted. Packet pick-up will also be
from 7:00am until 7:30am on Saturday morning
at the community building.
There will not be any race day registration.
Post Race Meal:
The post race meal will be conducted
at the Mt. Pleasant Community building. Chicken and rice,
slaw, drink and
bread. The post race meal is free to runners and volunteers.
It will be $8.00 for all others. Please no alcohol on the
premises. Runners, your bib number is your ticket for food which
needs to be seen by the kitchen crew.
Parking is available in the
field beside the community building and behind the community building.
(DO NOT PARK IN THE YARD BESIDE THE COMMUNITY
Awards, & Medallions:
Pottery awards go to the
top 3 overall male and female, and to the top 3 male and female in
the following age groups: 24 and under, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70 and over. There will be no
duplication of awards. No awards will be mailed.
Medallions are for finishers only and will be awarded
immediately after the finish line. Anyone completing his or her 5th
Ellerbe will be awarded a special long sleeve shirt with 5-year
veteran down the sleeve. To be eligible for the special 5-year
shirt you must pre-register by the March 16 deadline.
History of Ellerbe, North Carolina