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October 3, 2015

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Kingsport, Tennessee

Americourt 5K USATF Masters Racewalk Championship

  • This is a 5 Km racewalk course USATF Certified on a back and forth 1K flat asphalt loop on American Way street near Americourt Inn.
  • All racewalkers must abide by the rules that govern racewalking. (USATF Handbook)
  • Participants will be judged by National Certified Judges. This is a Sanctioned USA Track and Field Event. Everyone must have a USATF Membership number.
  • Entry fee is $35.00.
  • All entries must be received by September 18th.
  • Long sleeve Performance Technical shirt by THREDS guaranteed to every participant if registered no later than September 1st.
  • Refreshments provided after the race.
  • For more information contact Race Director Bobby Baker (423) 956-6971 or e-mail rlbaker@chartertn.net
  • Finish line results will be posted on www.runtricities.org
  • Finish line management by State of Franklin Track Club using chip timing.


  • Ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Americourt Inn Ballroom.
  • Masters age groups for Male and Females are: 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89.
  • First, second and third place medals will be awarded in each age division.

Schedule of Events

  • Friday, October 2nd - Packet pick up 5:00 p.m. til 9:00 p.m. in Americourt Inn Ballroom. After 9:00 p.m. packet pick up at the front desk of the motel lobby.
  • Saturday, October 3rd
    • Pre-Race Activities 8:00 a.m.
    • Women’s Race begins 8:15 a.m.
    • Men’s Race begins 9:30 a.m.
    • Awards Ceremony 11:00 a.m. (hotel ballroom)
  • Sunday Morning, October 4th - Meet in the Americourt lobby at 7 a.m. for a walk on the Greenbelt with the Race Director. Breakfast to follow at Americourt Restaurant.

Host Motel

  • Americourt Inn
    1900 American Way St
    Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Call (423) 245-0271 for reservations.

Airline Accommodations

  • Flights into Tri-Cities Airport:
    • USAIR
    • Delta DWT
    • American Eagle
  • For Information call Brenda Lawson at The Travel Authority 1-800-392-1055

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