Somerset Elementary School Back-to-School Classic

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27th annual

Back-to-School Classic
8K and 2K
Sunday, October 12, 2014
9:00 AM
In Memory of Bonnie Lewin | About Bonnie

COMPLETE 2013 SEARCHABLE RESULTS, prepared by Jeremy Lowry of Race DC Timing


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On-line registration closes Thursday, October 9, at 11:59 PM
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  • Sponsored by The Fleisher Group
  • Montgomery County's finest community race (USATF-certified 8K course) on the gently rolling hills of Somerset, Chevy Chase, and Friendship Heights.
  • Registration includes post-race brunch and a locally-designed T-shirt.

    Students 18 & under

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    By July 31 $25
    By September 30
    By October 9
    By October 12
  • Awards:  Great prizes
          • for top 3 male & female finishers in the 8K overall, and
          • for top 3 male & female finishers in the 8K for age groups:  15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. 
          • No duplication of awards -- Overall winners are not eligible for age-group awards
  • Proceeds help Somerset Elementary School provide scholarships for after-school programs, build its library, and offer a rich cultural arts program. 
  • Fun Runs (11 & under): Fun Runs follow the 2K race.  Fun Runs are free to young athletes, but T-shirts must be ordered separately.
  • Course Map: Click here for a full-page map Click the small map on the right for a full-page map.
  • Non-runners and fun runners can order T-shirts and register for brunch by checking the T-shirt / brunch box on the entry form -- $15 on-line, $25 on paper
  • Race Course (8K and 2K):  Start line is at the corner of Dorset Avenue & Warwick Place, just off Wisconsin Avenue, one mile north of the DC line.
  • Start line is a 10-minute walk from Friendship Heights Metro Station. The 8K course is USATF-certified (MD05026JS) with water stations and mile splits.
  • No strollers, baby-joggers, skates, or pets are permitted on the 8K course.
  • Packet Pick-up & On-Site Registration: 
  •       • Friday, October 10, 4:00 PM-8:00 PM, Somerset Elementary School, 5811 Warwick Place, Chevy Chase MD (a few blocks from Wisconsin Avenue)
          • Saturday, October 11, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, at Georgetown Running Company, 4461 Willard Avenue, Chevy Chase MD (301-215-6355)
          • Sunday, October 12 (race day), 7:30 AM-8:30 AM, at Somerset Elementary School    
          • New this year: Your timing tag is embedded in your bib number
  • Brunch and Awards Ceremony:  A fantastic brunch and awards ceremony at Somerset Elementary School following the runs, free to all registered runners and $15 for non-registrants (includes T-shirt)
  • View previous years' results and photos
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    The Fleisher Group

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    Friends Friendship Hospital for Animals
    NCB National Capital Bank -- Washington's oldest bank, celebrating 125 years of family ownership
    SSB Sandy Spring Builders
    WWW West Wing Writers
    BreadsUnlimited Breads Unlimited
    BrunoSmilesLogo Dr. Jill Bruno, Orthodontist
    GRF Gelman, Rosenberg and Freeman
    GRC Georgetown Running Company - Chevy Chase
    HonestTea Honest Tea
    Potomac Pizza
    Emerson Byrd EB
    WholeFoods Whole Foods Market
    CA Corner Alliance
    JodiMacklin Jodi Macklin Interior Design

    Make checks payable to Somerset Elementary PTA, 5811 Warwick Place, Chevy Chase MD 20815

    By entering this event, I agree, warrant and covenant as follows: I know that running is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter or run in these activities unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this race including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, including high heat and/or humidity, the conditions of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.   Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your acceptance of my application, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Safety And Health Foundation, Montgomery County Maryland, Somerset Elementary School, RRCA, USATF, and all sponsors, their directors, officers, employees, agents; representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.   I acknowledge that the application fee shall be non-refundable.   I agree that the sponsors of this event may use my name and likeness for publicity purposes.

    Signature ______________________________________ (parent or guardian if under 18)

    Name ___________________________________________________    Gender (M F) [_]     Age as of October 12, 2014 [_ _]

    Address _________________________________________________     Birthdate __ __ - __ __ - __ __ __ __ (mm-dd-yyyy)

    City ST  ZIP ______________________________________________     Phone      __ __ __ - __ __ __ - __ __ __ __

    E-mail ___________________________________________________   
    [_] I want to be a sponsor.   Enclosed is a tax-deductible gift of $_____ to Somerset Elementary PTA

    Adults:         [_] 8K      [_] 2K
    [_] $35 by July 31
    [_] $40 by September 30
    [_] $45 by October 9
    [_] $50 by October 12
    Students 18 & under:       [_] 8K      [_] 2K
    [_] $25 by July 31
    [_] $25 by September 30
    [_] $30 by October 9
    [_] $35 by October 12
    Brunch and T-shirt:
    [_] $25 by October 9

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