Sunday, July 4, 2021
Taking place prior to the start of the Somers' 4th of July parade, this unique event will let you test your speed while you are cheered on by hundreds of parade spectators!
After you run, plan on staying to watch the parade and celebrate the Village of Somers Heroes. There is a free Ice Cream Social after the parade at Somers Elementary School and the Somers Fire Department will be selling food during the parade.
Awards will start at 2:00 at Somers Memorial Park (7511 12th Street) in the VFW Pavilion located behind the Village/Town Hall. Cash prizes will be awarded to the overall winner, male and female in the open and masters division. Age group awards will follow.
RUN AS A TEAM THIS YEAR!
Somer's One Mile Team Championship Cup
Prove once and for all that your running group is not only the best but the fastest in town.
Teams will consist of 4 members. Teams must include at least one female. Scoring will be by overall placement in the event.* Registration is by team and is only $45 for all four members.
*The finishing position for all of the team members will be added together and the winning team will have the lowest overall total score. (e.g. Your team members finish in 3rd, 14th, 20th, and 27th, respectively. Your team score is 3+14+20+27=64.)
Individual and Team Event Details:
The race will start at 1:25 p.m. Runners not across the finish line in 15 minutes (1:40 p.m.) will be swept from the course. The racecourse is a straight mile starting at the intersection of H and E and ending at the intersection of EA and E. The race will be limited to 150 people. Sign up early.
Online registration will close on Friday at 10:00 a.m.
If spots are available,same-day sign up will be available at packet pick up. Same day sign up will be $15.00. Packet pick up will be at the Somers Fire Station (7511 12th St.) starting at 12:15.
Parking will be limited. Some parking will be available at Shoreland High School and Somers Elementary School and the surrounding area.
Please note that roads will be closed at 12:30 p.m. to stage for the parade.
DISTANCES: 1 mile