The 29th Annual Guthrie Gallop Set for May 11, 2013

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The 29th Annual Guthrie Gallop Set for May 11, 2013

Sayre, PA – The 29th Annual Guthrie Gallop is scheduled for Saturday, May 11, at Howard Elmer Park in Sayre, Pa. The event will include a 5K walk, a 5K road race, a 10K road race and a Kids’ Fun Run. Timing will be kept through electronic disposable chips.
 
Race times are:
• 9 a.m. – 10K road race
• 10:15 a.m. – Fun Run for kids 10 and under
• 10:30 a.m. – 5K road race and 5K walk

Pre-registration is online only and is $20 for a single race and $30 to participate in two races. Pre-Registration ends April 30. On-site same day registrations will be accepted until 15 minutes before race time.  Race day registration increases to $25 and $40 respectively. You can register online at www.guthrie.org/gallop.

The 10K race will be following a different route than in years past. An updated map of the course may be found online. The 5K road race and walk will follow the same route that has been used in previous years.

The first 250 entrants will receive a moisture wicking t-shirt. Awards will be presented to the first two finishers in each age group, and to the overall male and female winners for each race. The first 30 children who finish the Fun Run will receive a gift. Proceeds from the event will benefit Guthrie Sports Medicine’s community concussion education.
 
For more information, or to volunteer, contact Susan Sinay at 570-887-4841.

Guthrie Health is an integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, three hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 260 physicians and 130 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie Health offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.