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Saturday, July 21, 2001 -- Westernport, MD
The Georges Creek Soccer Club Presents...
The First Annual Lisa Wade Memorial 5K Run
(iPO Event Id#: 3171)

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Web sites dedicated to the memory of Lisa Wade:
    http://www.angelfire.com/me2/Blondie13/lisawade.html
    http://www.geocities.com/lisawade30/

Time and Place:
The Georges Creek Soccer Club Presents the 1st ANnual Lisa Wade 5K Run and 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk, Saturday, July 21st, 2001 at 9:00am in Westernport, Md.

Registration:
Entrants should pre-register by mail prior to the July 14th deadline. Fee is $13.00. Checks should be made payable to: Georges Creek Soccer Club. Entries postmarked after that date must be accompanied by the late registration fee of $15.00. Race day registration willb e held from 8:00-8:45am at the pavillion at Creekside Park. [Race Registration Form]

Fun Run/Walk:
A 1.5 mile fun run/walk will be held simultaneously with the 5K event beginning at 9:00am. Registration procedure is the same as for the main event.

General Information:
Splits will be gien at 1 and 2 miles. Water, soft drinks and other "liquid" refreshments will be available at the finish at Creekside Park.

Course:
The Race will begin on Route 36, approximately 100 yards from the Westernport American Legion and Creekside Park. The course will continue across the iron bridge from Waverly street over to main street and through the town of Westernport. From Westernport the race will proceed along Rt. 36 north to Franklin. At Franklin the course becomes Old Rt. 36 south, back to Westernport and Creekside Park.

Awards:
All registered runners will recive a beautifully designed t-shirt. Ceramic mugs will be presented to the top 3 finishers in each age division. The top Male and Female overall winner will recive a plaque along with a $100.00 savings bond.

Age Groups:
Runners will compete in the following age classifications:

Men/Women
9 and under 20-24 35-39 50-59
10-14 25-29 40-44 10-14
15-19 30-34 45-49 60 and over
After the Race:
After award plaques are presented there will be refreshments available. Numerous door prizes will be given away (you must be present to win), along with a nice gift to the person traveling the farthest distance to participate in this race.There is also a homefest celebration taking place in the towns of Westernport and Peidmont. There will be plenty of free entertainment along with numerous giveaways. Please comae and make a day out of this event.

Lodging:
Campgrounds (both are located in nearby Garrett County) are available at:

  • Big Run State Park -- 301-895-5759
  • New Germany State Park -- 301-895-5453
Rooms may be found at:
  • Grantsville Holiday Inn -- 301-895-5993
  • Frostburg Comfort Inn -- 301-689-2050
  • Keyser WV Inn -- 304-766-0913
  • Candlewyck Inn (Keyser) -- 304-788-8594
  • Potomac Motel (Keyser) -- 304-788-1671
  • Castle Inn (Grantsville) -- 301-895-5055
  • Braddock Motor Inn (LaVale) -- 301-729-3300
Sponsors:
G & S Coal
Dr. Fred Schindler
Town of Luke
Western Maryland Health Systems
M & T Bank
ST. James Episcopal Church
Christophers Carpets
JT's Pub & Mrs. T's Deli
Shaw Insurance
Georges Creek Pharmacy
D & B Welding
West Port One Stop/Whelans Tavern
Past Pocahontas Club
Westvaco Corp. -- pine tree seedlings to all that register.

More Info:
Contact Steve Amann -- 301-359-0042 or aamann@mindspring.com