14th Larry Olsen 5K Classic
 

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14th Larry Olsen 5K Classic




5k, 10k, Other



DESCRIPTION

 

THIS RACE IS NAMED IN HONOR OF LARRY 'LEGEND' OLSEN. LARRY WAS AN OUTSTANDING RUNNER, COACH & FRIEND. HE WON USA TRACK AND FIELD MASTERS NATIONAL RUNNER OF THE YEAR FIVE TIMES, SET SEVERAL US NATIONAL MASTERS RECORDS, WAS AN 8-TIME USATF-NE ROAD GRAND PRIX SERIES MASTER'S CHAMPION, AND HAD THE DISTINCTION OF BEING THE OUTRIGHT WINNER OF RACES IN EACH DECADE OF HIS LIFE FROM HIS TEENS TO AGE 60+. HE WAS A FOUNDER OF THE TRI-VALLEY FRONTRUNNERS RUNNING CLUB & DEDICATED COACH FOR THE HOPEDALE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM.  LARRY OLSEN WAS INDUCTED INTO THE MASTERS USATF HALL OF FAME IN 2014.   

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2024 Race is now a 5K distance!!!

Date/Time:  Saturday August 17, 2024, 10:30am Start

Kids Dash prior to the Awards at ~11:15am

Awards - No Duplicates

  • Top Male & Female overall will be awarded trophies
  • Top 3 medals awarded to Male and Female categories:
    14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, & 70+

Event details and schedule

Cost:

    • $30 for 5K Pre-Registration ages 19 to 69ys old. ($35 for Post Registration)
    • $25 for 5K Pre-Registration 18yrs old & under. (also $25 for Post Registration) 
    • Age 70+ is free

Kids Dash $5.00 - Kids will receive a race bib and medal! 

Starting Time
s

  • Registration Opens at 9:30am (located at the Hopedale Town Park (NOT the boat house by the pond)
  • 5K Race Starts at 10:30am
  • Awards at 11:15 am
  • Registration includes a beer for registered 21+ yrs old.  Strong Side Brewery will be on-site. 
  • 5K Course map link below - consists of road and trail - "Larry's typically training route."
  • Sorry - No Refunds



  REGISTER NOW!


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DATE & TIME

Saturday, August 17, 2024


ADDRESS

Corner of Dutcher Street and Northrop Street
Hopedale, MA


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