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Race Preview: Winter Predictor 19k, 13k, 6k on 1/10/16 (Eugene, Ore)

Eclectic Edge Racing presents the Winter Predictor on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Eclectic Edge Racing presents the Winter Predictor on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Eclectic Edge Racing brings to you a very unique and fabulously fun event on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The Winter Predictor event, which features three distance, a 19k, 13k, or 6k, to choose from. What is so deliciously awesome about the Winter Predictor event is it is not about running fast! Seriously?! Yes! You read that correctly! Here's the low-down. This event is all about rewarding your ability to predict your finish time prior to crossing the start line. You will not be able to wear watches or other timing devices, so leave those at home. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate. The awards will be based on which participants are able to predict, and finish closest to, their predicted finish time. How cool is this!

Choose from 19k, 13k, or 6k. Run or walk with a course time limit of 2.5 hours. Choose from 19k, 13k, or 6k. Run or walk with a course time limit of 2.5 hours.You know what else is cool about the Winter Predictor? The three unique distances to choose from. Select from the 19k, which is 11.78 miles, the 13k, which is 8.06 miles, or the 6k, which is 3.72 miles. Course time limit for all distances is 2.5 hours.

The event will take place at Campbell Center in Eugene, which is close to Lamb Cottage in Skinner Butte Park. The courses follow the paved Willamette River bike paths in Alton Baker Park, and pedestrian bridge crossings will occur for all distances.

Awards will be presented in all three distances. The top 25 individuals who predicted their finish times the closest in each distance will receive an award. Also, for the speedsters, the top overall male and female finish, and top finisher in each age group, will receive an award. No duplicate awards. All participants in the Winter Predictor will be eligible for the random prize drawings. This event is chip timed.

Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
Distance: 19k, 13k, 6k (run or walk, 2.5 hour time limit)
Start Time: 2 p.m.
Cost: $20 for adults 18+. $15 for participants 17 and under or 60+ through 1/10/16. Race day registration available for additional $5.
Register: Click here to register

 

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About Jessica Mumme (241 Articles)
Jessica Mumme, a Portland native, currently lives in Eugene with her husband and three cats (children). Her favorite distances are the 10k and marathon, but she will run any race distances, and especially loves competing in running events. She is Half Fanatic #2635, and has completed 42 half marathons since May, 2009. Jessica tackled her first ultra marathon distance at the 2015 McKenzie River Trail 50k Ultra. See her race calendar and other fun stuff at her personal blog, runjessica.com.

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