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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021
SMAC 5K Cross Country Time Trials start Tuesday, April 6th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., on the 5K X-C course near the Community Gardens on Burts Pit Road in Northampton.
They will continue weekly through the last Tuesday in August, 2021. If COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed during this temporary Time Trials schedule, we will then switch over to the traditional 5K X-C format (as enjoyed by thousands of runners in the Valley for the past thirty-three years!).
Time Trials are self-timed events. Each participant is required to start and complete the course singly, while observing the 6-ft. distancing rule and wearing a mask. Participants are required to sign a waiver when they register for the Time Trial.
Registration will be at the start/finish line area. After completing the course, return to the registration area to give us your time. Participants are required to wear a face mask while checking in, running the course, and returning to submit their times. The event is free for all. The Sugarloaf Mountain Athletic Club will post participants’ results on the website.
Contact Race Director Don Grant at (413) 584-7725 for any further questions.
Original artwork by SMAC member JoEllen Reino. Originally published in the January/February 2021 issue of The Sugarloaf Sun.
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