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Lake Carolina VDP Get Your Speed On 5K Run & 1-mile Youth Run

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Velocity Distance Project

Get Your Speed On 5K Run, 1-mile Youth Run

& Tot Trot

8:00 AM, Saturday, March 31, 2012

Benefiting VDP YMCA Running Programs

Part of the Velocity Distance Project 2012 Race Series

Dog Park (adjacent to YMCA), Lake Carolina Drive, Columbia, SC 28229


Registration: Register online at Strictly Running. Race day registration starts at 7:15 AM and will close at 8:15 AM.

Fees:                                                                         Entry Fees

5K Race/Walk through March 10                           $25.00

March 11 – March 24                                                 $30.00

March 25 – Race day registration                            $35.00

Youth 1-Mile Race through March 24                     $20.00

March 25 – Race day registration                            $25.00

Packet Pickup: Pre-race packet pickup is at Strictly Running between 12pm – 6pm, Thursday, March 29th, and Friday, March 30th.  Packets will also be available on Saturday at the race site. Timing: Timing chips will be provided at no additional cost on Race Day and can be picked up at the Registration booth. Please arrive early to ensure receipt of chip. Only those with timing chips will be scored and are eligible for prizes.  *You must return your timing chip after the race.

Race Day Schedule & Packet Pickup Information

7:15 AM       Packet Pick-Up, Timing Chip & On-Site Registration @ Lake Carolina Dog Park

8:00 AM Youth 1-Mile Race Start Time

8:30 AM       5K Race Start Time

9:30 AM       Awards Ceremony & Post Race Party

Course: Run on a USATF Certified course through the scenic Lake Carolina Community. The course is fast with gentle rises with equal declines (Course Map). Water and Gatorade stations will be provided at the 1 and 2.25 mile marks along the course. For more information, go to

Awards: 5K Race: Awards to the top three male and female finishers in the 10 & under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64,65-69,70-79,80 & over. Overall & Masters 1st – 3rd place winners not eligible for age-group. Participants receiving complimentary race entry are not eligible for awards.

Youth 1-Mile Race: Male & Female: Age Groups: 7 and under, 8 – 9, 10 – 12.

No paper registrations-Go Green! Register online at:

For directions, course information and sponsorship opportunities, go to

Click for Race Flyer    VDP Get Your Speed On 5k & 1-mile race


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