37th Pat Polletta 2 Mile Rail-Trail Race
The 37th Annual Pat Polletta 2 Mile Rail-Trail Race will be run at 6:30 PM on Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Winner’s Circle, just off the Route 110 exit of Route 95, in Salisbury, MA on Salisbury’s Ghost Trail, a course of packed gravel.
This race includes a special Amesbury student awards category.
Race proceeds will benefit select local high school freshmen and sophomore female students from Amesbury, Newburyport, Pentucket and Triton by providing running shoe vouchers to inspire the sport of running.
Pat Polletta spearheaded the creation of the first girls’ track program in the Merrimack Valley and coached the Amesbury High School cross-country and track teams for many years. This race is named after Pat in honor of his life-long advocacy of fitness as a powerful means to build self-esteem and empower young people.
Awards to: Top 3 male & female Overall Winners; Top 3 male & female Amesbury students; Top 3 male & female finishers in age groups: 12 & under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+
Entry Fee Structure: Pre-Entry $25.00; after June 1 $30.00
T-Shirts: To the first 250 registered runners
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|The Pat Polletta 2 Miler will be the third race in WCRC’s own Speed Series 4-3-2-1, preceded by the April Fool’s 4 Miler and the Run for the Roses 5K, and followed by the High Street Mile. In fact, you can register for all four of these WCRC races at once by registering for the Speed Series – “It’s all about running faster.”|
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