10th Annual IRON 5k & Kids Fun Run 2020

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Short review

Celebrate the 10th running of the IRON 5k Run/Walk and Spring at the same time!  This traditional road course is on the streets in town of Amherst, Virginia.  This is a road course with a finish on the track at Amherst County High School. 

Event Description: 
The Iron 5K run/walk, presented by Iron Lives Inc..  This event will benefit students in Central Virginia Public Schools by providing funds for the IRON Lives program's student focused activities.  

Date & Time TBD:
POSTPONED....We expect to pick a new date on or before July 1, 2020.
IRON 5k, Sunday,  April 19, 2020. Start time is 3:00PM. An award ceremony for Overall and Age Group categories will follow the race.
KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN (ages 5-12) will begin once the 5k has concluded (approx. 4:00PM) and will take place on the Amherst Country High School track.  All children who participate in the fun run will receive a finisher medal. 

Location:  

Race start and finish is located at Amherst Country High School, 139 Lancer Lane, Amherst, VA  24521

Course: 
A 3.1 mile, road course with rolling hills on the streets of the town of Amherst.

Prices: 
IRON 5k: $25 ($30 after 3/14) (Packet Pickups/Race Day $35)
IRON 5k (12 & under): $15.00 ($20.00 after 3/14) (Packet Pickups/Race Day $25)
KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN: $10.00 (Packet Pickups/Race Day $15)
***Race entry fees are non-refundable & non-transferable to another event or person***  

Timing:
Timing services will be provided by Riverside Runners. State-of-the-art, electronic, MyLaps bib timing will be used. Please wear your number on the front of your shirt or shorts and have it visible through-out the event.
Results will be posted on riversiderunners.com and RunSignUp.com.

Awards:
5k: Top 2 Overall M/F, Top 2 Master M/F (40+ yrs.), Top 2 M/F in each age group (12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-99)
Chip Time (Net Time) will be used to determine placing in all award categories.
Top TEAM (IRON Business, IRON Church, IRON School)
Youth Mile (12 & under):  Each finisher receives a finisher medal.

Team Competition:
Team registration will close on Saturday Apr. 11th at 6:00 PM. Total number of team members is unlimited. Top 5 on each team score. Ranking will be based on cumulative time of scoring team members. An individual may only compete on one team. There are 3 team categories; IRON Business, IRON Church, and IRON School. Participants should select there team category and then select/enter their team name. 

Packet Pickup: 
Fri.  April 17th, 4:00 PM  -6:00 PM,  Sat. April 18th, 12 - 5:00 PM Riverside Runners on 2480 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
Sat. April 18th, 12:00 PM  - 5:00 PM Riverside Runners on 2480 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
Sun. April 19th, RACE DAY, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Amherst Country High School (track), 139 Lancer Way, Amherst, VA  24521 

T-shirts:
Guaranteed for those participants who pre-register, online by April 1st. Both 100% cotton and moisture-wicking ($5.00 more / some sizes not available) shirts are offered.  A limited number of extra t-shirts are available for those who register after the 4/1 deadline. They will be available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

Strollers & Pets
Strollers are allowed for this event. Please make sure you stroller is in good working condition (ie. hand brake, tether, proper tire inflation, etc..). Pets are not allowed to participate. Please leave your dog at home.

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Road Running , Walk

Distance:

5K , Less than 5K

Price:

from $15

Organized since 2016

Short review

Celebrate the 10th running of the IRON 5k Run/Walk and Spring at the same time!  This traditional road course is on the streets in town of Amherst, Virginia.  This is a road course with a finish on the track at Amherst County High School. 

Event Description: 
The Iron 5K run/walk, presented by Iron Lives Inc..  This event will benefit students in Central Virginia Public Schools by providing funds for the IRON Lives program's student focused activities.  

Date & Time TBD:
POSTPONED....We expect to pick a new date on or before July 1, 2020.
IRON 5k, Sunday,  April 19, 2020. Start time is 3:00PM. An award ceremony for Overall and Age Group categories will follow the race.
KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN (ages 5-12) will begin once the 5k has concluded (approx. 4:00PM) and will take place on the Amherst Country High School track.  All children who participate in the fun run will receive a finisher medal. 

Location:  

Race start and finish is located at Amherst Country High School, 139 Lancer Lane, Amherst, VA  24521

Course: 
A 3.1 mile, road course with rolling hills on the streets of the town of Amherst.

Prices: 
IRON 5k: $25 ($30 after 3/14) (Packet Pickups/Race Day $35)
IRON 5k (12 & under): $15.00 ($20.00 after 3/14) (Packet Pickups/Race Day $25)
KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN: $10.00 (Packet Pickups/Race Day $15)
***Race entry fees are non-refundable & non-transferable to another event or person***  

Timing:
Timing services will be provided by Riverside Runners. State-of-the-art, electronic, MyLaps bib timing will be used. Please wear your number on the front of your shirt or shorts and have it visible through-out the event.
Results will be posted on riversiderunners.com and RunSignUp.com.

Awards:
5k: Top 2 Overall M/F, Top 2 Master M/F (40+ yrs.), Top 2 M/F in each age group (12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-99)
Chip Time (Net Time) will be used to determine placing in all award categories.
Top TEAM (IRON Business, IRON Church, IRON School)
Youth Mile (12 & under):  Each finisher receives a finisher medal.

Team Competition:
Team registration will close on Saturday Apr. 11th at 6:00 PM. Total number of team members is unlimited. Top 5 on each team score. Ranking will be based on cumulative time of scoring team members. An individual may only compete on one team. There are 3 team categories; IRON Business, IRON Church, and IRON School. Participants should select there team category and then select/enter their team name. 

Packet Pickup: 
Fri.  April 17th, 4:00 PM  -6:00 PM,  Sat. April 18th, 12 - 5:00 PM Riverside Runners on 2480 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
Sat. April 18th, 12:00 PM  - 5:00 PM Riverside Runners on 2480 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503
Sun. April 19th, RACE DAY, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Amherst Country High School (track), 139 Lancer Way, Amherst, VA  24521 

T-shirts:
Guaranteed for those participants who pre-register, online by April 1st. Both 100% cotton and moisture-wicking ($5.00 more / some sizes not available) shirts are offered.  A limited number of extra t-shirts are available for those who register after the 4/1 deadline. They will be available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

Strollers & Pets
Strollers are allowed for this event. Please make sure you stroller is in good working condition (ie. hand brake, tether, proper tire inflation, etc..). Pets are not allowed to participate. Please leave your dog at home.


6 Road Running races on 01 July 2020 in Amherst

5K

April 14, 2019

The race starts at 15:00

5 km

from $35

5k-Youth (12 & Under)

April 14, 2019

The race starts at 15:00

5 km

from $25

5K

July 01, 2020

The race starts at 15:00

5 km

from $35

5k-Youth (12 & Under)

July 01, 2020

The race starts at 15:00

5 km

from $25

1 Mile-Kids Run Fun (5-12 yrs. old)

April 14, 2019

The race starts at 16:00

1.6 km

from $15

1 Mile-Kids Run Fun (5-12 yrs. old)

July 01, 2020

The race starts at 16:00

1.6 km

from $15

Weather for Jul 01, 2020

80.3 °F

Wind: 5.44 m/s.

Possible drizzle throughout the day..

Very Good for running

Past weather

Apr 10, 2016

47.84 °F, wind 1.4m/s

Mostly cloudy throughout the day..

Jun 24, 2017

87.88 °F, wind 2.15m/s

Mostly cloudy throughout the day..

Apr 14, 2018

68.54 °F, wind 0.87m/s

Partly cloudy until evening..

Apr 14, 2019

56.03 °F, wind 2.39m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

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Official site: http://www.ironlives.com

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