Grand Prix Series

A little competition among friends. Run specific local races, and then with a little mathematical and computer science magic by FSRC, see how you compare to other Steeplechasers.

2018 Grand Prix Standings

Grand Prix Series Races

January 2018

Saturday 20: 8:30 am Lewis Memorial 10-Miler

February 2018

Sunday 25: 8:00 am RRCA 10 Mile Challenge

March 2018

Saturday 10: 1:00 pm Forest of Needwood 5 Miler

April 2018

Saturday 14: 8:30 am Makin’ Hay 10K

May 2018

Sunday 6: 7:00 am Frederick Half Marathon
Saturday 19: 8:00 am Germantown 5 Miler

June 2018

Saturday 23: 7:30 pm Frederick Summer Solstice 8k
Saturday 30: 8:30 am Independence 5000

July 2018

Wednesday 11: 6:30 pm Summer Decathlon 800m
Saturday 14: 8:00 am Catoctin 50K Trail Run
Saturday 21: 8:00 am Run for the Pie 10K

August 2018

September 2018

Saturday 8: 8:00 am Frederick Market Street Mile
Sunday 30: 8:00 am Bachman Valley Half Marathon

October 2018

Saturday 6: 7:30 am Freedom’s Run Marathon
Saturday 20: 8:30 am Spook Hill Cider & Wine 4 Mile Run

November 2018

Saturday 17: 6:00 am Stone Mill 50 Mile Run
Thursday 22: 8:30 am Way Station 5K Turkey Trot

December 2018

Saturday 8: 10:00 am YMCA Santa Run 10k (Date TBD)

NOTE: For races listed as TBD, the date has not yet been set. The date listed is the best guess based on historical data.

Rules

  1. Series consists of the races identified in the Grand Prix Series Races list, to the extent those events are held.
  2. Best 5 races count towards scoring.
  3. Must run a minimum of 4 races to qualify for an award.
  4. May enter the Grand Prix at any point once your membership has been paid for the current calendar year. No retroactive scoring will be allowed.
  5. Age will be determined by the competitor’s age on January 1st of the current calendar year.
  6. Official results are used for all scoring. If you think your result has been missed, or that your time is inaccurate, please contact the race director to resolve, and contact the Competition Committee when the official results have been updated, to get the club standing corrected.
  7. Unofficial bib swap is neither allowed nor condoned by races or within FSRC club competition.
  8. Ties are broken as follows:
    1. Look at point differential in head-to-head races.
    2. If not resolved, look at time differential in head-to-head races.
    3. If not resolved, look at average score for all included races (limit best 5 races).
    4. If not resolved, and this is a division tie, look at average score for overall included races (limit best 5 races).
    5. If still not resolved, tie is declared.
  9. Overall score based on top 50 finishers with first place receiving 50 points, second place receiving 49 points, etc.
  10. Age-group score based on top 10 finishers with first place receiving 10 points, second place receiving 9 points, etc.

Awards

  • Top 5 overall, male and female.
  • Top 5 male and female in the following age groups:
    • Youth (13 and under)
    • Open 14 to 29
    • Open 30 to 39
    • Master 40 to 49
    • Grand Master 50 to 59
    • Super Master 60 to 69
    • Super Grand Master 70 and over
  • No duplication of awards.
  • Awards are distributed at the FSRC Year-End Celebration Banquet.

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