5k Results are up and shirts are here!

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The results of the 2010 Mayfair 5k are now up on our results page. The top male and female each earned a $100 prize and the top winners of each age group took home a stainless steel water bottle.

The shirts just came into the office as well from Standard Screen Printing, whom I’d recommend never using as there is a misprint on both sides. Please feel free to swing by the office on 6th and Hamilton streets. You can find directions by clicking the link below. Please come by and pick up a t-shirt!

Directions to Mayfair office

Mayfair 5k a success!

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With over 70 finishers the return of the Mayfair 5k was a success. Congratulations to our overall female winner, Lauretta Dezubay of Bethlehem, PA in 17:33 and our overall male winner, Josh O’Dor of Pinegrove, Louisiana in 17:01. Results will be posted up online later today! Thank you for everyone who showed up to participate. Hope you enjoyed the Powerade thanks to Coca Cola and Rita’s Italian Ice. Also thank you to State Farm Insurance of Allentown, PA.

T-shirts will be delivered by UPS on 6/1/01. Here are the tracking numbers:
1Z21770X0247172819 and 1Z21770X0247610836. As soon as they get here, I will make a post and send out an email. I apologize sincerely for the delay and will do my best.

We’d also like to thank Mary, who is organizing a race later this summer on July 17th. You can click here for more information on the race, which is a fundraiser for Ben Yorgey Foundation. Also, the sweet lady who helped collect bib numbers, Kelly and Mary for doing an amazing job gathering results and Jesse for helping out as well.

Please leave comments to questions of the race below. Feedback is appreciated.

Parking

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Parking is available along Honochik Drive for the 5k race. You may also park on the side streets on Hamilton or on Parkway Blvd but the only gate open during registration will be the Ott Street gate. Leave a comment or email us if you have a question.

Happy Running!

Mayfair 5k shirts still available!

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We have almost 100 shirts available for this weekend’s Mayfair 5k. The race registration will being at 7:45AM and go until 8:45AM. The race will go off at 9 AM and the 5k will run through Cedar Beach, across the street into Rose Gardens, then back into Cedar Beach. Rita’s will be one hand as well as Powerade. There is a $100 cash prize for the top male and top female. Age group prizes are given to the winners of each age group.

See you Saturday!!

Last day to register for $15!

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Today, Wednesday, May 12th is the last day to register for the 2010 Mayfair 5k at the $15 registration fee. Tomorrow, the fee will go up to $20 which will remain until the festival. Spread the word and tell your families, friends, pet alpacas, etc.

Free Vitamin Water, Free Rita’s and a shirt with registration! Flat and fast course on a cool early morning!

Mayfair 5k registration fees go up on May 12th

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The race registrations keep coming in every day. This is one of the most affordable 5k’s in the area this spring. For $15, you get FREE Vitamin Water, FREE Rita’s Ice, and a shirt (first 150 for sure).

Starting May 12th the registration goes up to $20. So keep them coming in. You have the option to pay right then and their via PayPal or mail us a check/money order for the amount to the Mayfair office.

If you have any questions, please contact me at: davidb@mayfairfestival.org

Happy running!

Age Group Prizes?

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It’s the story of the summer 5k. Run a race, your in pretty decent shape and end up winning an age group award. Most of the time, it’s a medal or some sort of paper weight with the race name on it. I want to make this race different. So lets try something different, if you leave a message with an idea and link to somewhere we can get it, we’ll consider having a different prize than a medal.

I’d like to get something practical, that you would like and can use and not just hang up on your wall. So leave your idea’s below and let me know what you have in mind!

Mayfair 5k listings

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This year’s Mayfair 5k is shaping up to be a big one! The race is listed on the local Lehigh Valley Running Scene website, a brand new site that covers all things local. It’s what the area was missing and is growing really fast, so check it out.

Runner’s World and Road ID both have the Mayfair 5k on their websites and we are really getting the word out for this year’s event.

Please continue to spread the word and encourage your family/ coworkers/ neighbor/ pet hamster to join this year’s race. It’s a great, healthy way to kick off the summer and start getting those beach bodies back!

Win Free Entries into Mayfair 5k

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Lehigh Valley Running Scene and Mayfair are teaming up to provide two FREE entries into this year’s Mayfair 5k. Along with a great course, Mayfair 5k is only $15 before May 12th and includes a FREE Shirt. We also have cash prizes and giveaways so leave a comment on LV Running Scene and enter to win now!

5k course map announced

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Ta-da! Here is the course map for the Mayfair 5k. For many of you who ran this in the past, we used to go under the Ott street bridge into the Rose Gardens and return the same way. This year, since it’s being worked on, we will cross Ott street and head into the Rose Gardens.

If you’d like to see a LARGER version of the map, simply click on the image above. It will take you to the large size where you can download it and use it as wallpaper.

The course starts on Ott and Cedar Creek Road. The first half mile is run in Cedar Beach Park where we will make a turn onto Hamilton Street at the gate by Yocco’s. Follow the sidewalk all the way up Hamilton back to Ott Street, turn right and you’ve already run the first mile. Second mile is mainly run in the Rose Gardens, which is currently being paved. Once you leave the Rose Gardens, cross Ott Street and turn left on Hamilton, there isn’t too much farther to go. We will reenter Cedar Beach at the 24th street entrance, and shoot left down the homestretch, ending pretty close to where we started.

Leave comments (above) and let us know what you think.

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