2019 Mid-Winter Classic: Race Information

The 2019 Mid-Winter 10 Mile Classic will be race #1 for the 2019 Maine Track Club Grand Prix series. Points will be awarded based on performance at each MTC race, and prizes and bragging rights will be given out at the end of the year at the Annual Banquet.

(Note: All paces and age group awards are being considered. The rules and scoring will be announced in January once they have been finalized. Be sure that your Maine Track Club membership is up to date if you would like to take part.)

The gun will fire on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 at 9:45 a.m.  The start and finish lines are at Cape Elizabeth High School at 345 Ocean House Rd.

Registration will be in 2 waves this year. On Saturday, November 17th at 1:00pm, we will be opening 100 spots for Maine Track Club members only. You must be a member in good standing through race day by Thursday evening, November 15th, at 6:00pm in order to be able to register early. (Click here to check your registration status.) Note: Maine Track Club member registration is now full.

Click Here to Register

Public registration for the remaining 900 bibs will open at 6:00 a.m. on November 19th, the Monday before Thanksgiving. We expect the race to sell out quickly as it has the past few years.

Bib Transfer

We will once again allow bib transfers, which can be done through your RunSignUp account through an as-yet-to-be-determined date in mid-January. That is about 3 weeks before race day and will give us enough time to print the bibs, mail them to our timers for their tags, and then get them mailed to us in time for packet pickup.–>

Please note that all transfers must be completed by then and that only the registered participant can use any specific bib, so if you transfer your bib or you do not have one transferred to you and you haven’t registered then we’d love if you could come volunteer but ask that you not bandit the race.

To transfer your bib to another runner:

  1. Sign In to RunSignUp
  2. Go to your Profile
  3. Click “My Registered Races”
  4. Click “Manage” next to the registration that you would like to transfer to another person
  5. Click the “Transfer To Another Runner” menu item
  6. Fill out all required fields

The person you are transferring to will then be able to claim your position in the race. There is a $5 fee to process bib transfers, paid by the recipient of the bib.

Please note that the recipient of the bib must signup before the deadline or else they will be unable to run in the race.


Packet pickup will be on Saturday, February 2nd, at Fleet Feet Maine Running on Marginal Way in Portland from 10:00-2:00, as well as in the cafeteria on race day in Cape Elizabeth from 8:15 until 9:30. (Not yet confirmed…subject to change.)

  • Packet pickup at Fleet Feet Maine Running in Portland on Saturday 2/2 10-2, 309 Marginal Way Portland, ME 04101
  • Packet pickup will be in the High School Cafeteria from 8:15 am to 9:30 am on race day
  • The field is capped at 1000 runners. There is no race day registration.
  • There will be an opportunity to transfer bibs and a waiting list.

 

Runner Amenities

  • Long sleeve technical shirts are available for sale when you register.
  • Pizza, coffee & other post-race nourishment
  • Showers & locker rooms
  • Chip timing
  • Fleet Feet “Recovery Zone”

 

Awards

1st, 2nd, 3rd Male & Female:

  • Overall
  • Under-20, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,  40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80+
  • Clydesdales (male, 190 to 210 lbs)
  • Clydesdales (male, 211+lbs)
  • Fillies (female, 145 to 159 lbs)
  • Fillies (female, 160+ lbs)
  • Youngest and Oldest finisher

 

$100 Cash Prize

For new male or female open or masters course records

 

Course Records

  • Open male: Judson Cake , 50:57 (2010)
  • Open female: Sheri Piers, 57:25 (2013)
  • Masters male: Judson Cake, 54:55 (2018)
  • Masters female: Sheri Piers, 57:25 (2013)

 

For More Information

Search this website, visit our Facebook page, or else contact Blaine Moore at 207-615-4819 or email Blaine and Chandra at: [email protected]

 

Bandit Policy

Bandits are not allowed to run on the course during the race. If you choose to bandit then you risk being banned from future participation. Click here for our current bandit policy. And yes, we do enforce our bandit policy.
 

 

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