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

2014 Printable Results
2014 Awards
2014 Searchable Results, prepared by Eric Kean of Race DC Timing
2013 Searchable Results, prepared by Jeremy Lowry of Race DC Timing

  • 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.
  • 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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