Somerset Elementary School Back-to-School Classic

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26th annual

Back-to-School Classic
8K and 2K
Sunday, October 20, 2013 @ 9:00 AM
  • COMPLETE SEARCHABLE RESULTS, prepared by Jeremy Lowry of Race DC Timing

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  • Sponsored by Bonnie Lewin of The Fleisher Group - Long & Foster
  • 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 no eligible for age-group awards << NEW
  • 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 18, 4:00 PM-8:00 PM, Somerset Elementary School, 5811 Warwick Place, Chevy Chase MD (a few blocks from Wisconsin Avenue)
          • Saturday, October 19, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, at Georgetown Running Company, 4461 Willard Avenue, Chevy Chase MD (301-215-6355)
          • Sunday, October 20 (race day), 7:30 AM-8:30 AM, at Somerset Elementary School    
  • 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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  • Please support our sponsors
    Bonnie Lewin of The Fleisher Group - Long & Foster
    The Zaft/McKinney Group at Morgan Stanley (2K Fun Run sponsor)
    Georgetown Running Company
    Sandy Spring Builders
    The National Capital Bank
    West Wing Writers
    Friendship Hospital for Animals
    Mi Cocina

    Bethesda Magazine
    Breads Unlimited
    Dr. Jill Bruno, Orthodontist
    HonestTeaHonest Tea
    Slavin Foundation
    OrchinOrchin Orthodontics
    Potomac Pizza
    Tiny Jewel Box
    Whole Foods Market

    Animal Clinic Investigation
    Dress it Up Dressing
    Corner Alliance
    Gelman, Rosenberg and Freeman
    Wray Brothers Landscaping

    Manion and Martin
    Metropolitan Financial Group
    Edgemoor Custom Builders
    Weaver Brothers
    Prosperity Mortgage
    Jodi Macklin Interior Design
    Federal Title

    Georgetown Cupcake
    Wow Cow Ice Cream
    Big Train Baseball