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Pound the Pavement 5k/10k

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

About this event 
ASMG is sponsoring this race to benefit the local communities in which we live and work. Each year, we will choose different projects which benefit local not-for-profit or public agencies. Stay tuned as we nail down our plans for charitable giving!
About the Course 
Our course will be one of the fastest courses in the Pioneer Valley! If you are looking for a PR, this is your race.The start and finish will be at the Sunderland Elementary School, and will follow a loop course through local farms and neighborhoods, with a mixture of shaded streets and open streets, all with beautiful views. While many roads will be open, several will be closed throughout the race to improve your experience.Both courses are USATF certified (10K: MA17025JK, 5k: MA17026JK).

Course Records 
5k Men: 15:41 (Michael Biwott 6/2/2018)
5k Women: 18:43 (Jenna Gigliotti 6/2/2018)
10k Men: 30:32 (Amos Sang 6/3/2017)
10k Women: 35:37 (Apryl Sabadosa 6/3/2017)
USATF Sanction 
This event is a USATF sanctioned event. Not all races are created equal, and not all are sanctioned.A sanction demonstrates our commitment to abide by USATF rules of competition, and allows a record to be set at this event and be considered an official USATF record.In addition, a sanction is evidence of our commitment to provide a safe environment for participants and spectators. USATF members who are injured during the event may also be eligible for secondary medical insurance, per current USATF membership rules.

Awards and cash prizes for top male and female (based on gun time):10k: 1st: $400, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100
5k: 1st:$150, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $25Awards for top male and female in each age group (based on net time):
18/under, 19-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ $50 gift certificate for first place

Please note that MIAA rules prohibit runners from accepting a cash prize, so we do not offer one for 18/under, but will offer you a great prize without cash value!

We will have an awards ceremony at 10:15, near the finish line. This will be a great photo opportunity, so make sure your husband, wife, kids, or whomever, is there to capture you receiving your award!

All participants registered by May 15 will receive a race shirt, custom designed for the event! Please note that shirts are unisex, so please choose your size accordingly.(Beyond that deadline, we will use our best efforts to get you a shirt but we can’t guarantee one will be available)


June 1
9:00 am - 11:00 am


1 Swampfield Dr, Sunderland, Massachusetts 01375
1 Swampfield Dr
Sunderland, MA 01038 United States


Craig Reed
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