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FLASH 12K/6K Race 2017

Gulf Winds Track Club

Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)

FLASH 12K/6K Race 2017

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
No Shirt Option
Use this option if you do not want a shirt.
Feb 17, 2017 $12.00 $0.00
With Shirt
Yes! I want a shirt. You will need to select a size.
Feb 17, 2017 $17.00 $0.00
Family Rate: Four or more in immediate family. Includes shirt
If 4 or more in your immediate family are running, use this one-price option. Shirts are included. Select shirt sizes.
Feb 17, 2017 $48.00 $0.00
Chenoweth Fund (optional) Feb 17, 2017 Enter donation ($)

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The 29th Annual FLASH 12K/6K is run in memory of Tim Simpkins, Gulf Winds Track Club's original Superhero.

Both the 6k and 12k courses are USATF Certified (FL11133EBM), only 1 of 2 Certified 12k courses in the whole State of Florida. The first and last miles run through the little village of St. Marks and the rest of the course is on the paved St. Marks Historic State Trail. Beautiful flat, fast, and shaded race course! 12K equals 7.456 miles. 6K equals 3.728 miles. Net elevation gain is 2.13 meters (7 feet).

Start/Finish at the San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park. Awards ceremony next door, at the St. Marks River Park pavilion.

Directions: Race is 22 miles down South Monroe St. from the State Capital complex. Follow South Monroe until it ends at the stop sign in St. Marks next to Cooter Stew Restaurant. Take a right to the parking field and pathway to the race start. (Please be aware of the posted speed limit when traveling through the town of Woodville).

Race starts PROMPTLY at 8:30 a.m.  Allow for travel time, warm up, and bathroom breaks.

12k/6k awards: Trophies for  Overall Male/Female, Masters Male/Female.

Age group awards, (3 deep M/F), Beach bags and a FLASH beverage glass,  age 9 and under; age 10 and above in 5 year increments.

Gulf Winds Track Club members in good standing (after we verify that your dues are current and up-to-date) will receive a $2 discount on the No Shirt and Shirt entry fee.  Enter discount code GWTCFLASH2017 via the appropriate box to qualify.

If you are not currently a GWTC member, join: 

No discounts on race day ($20, shirts only if available).

Proceeds go to the Chenoweth Endowment Fund which promotes youth running and fitness in the Big Bend Area.

Advance Packet Pick Up will be announced later.

Music provided by Aairius DJ Entertainment.

Avoid race day anxiety and pre register before race day!

Mark Priddy is the Race Director. Text 850.508.1961 or email with any questions.

Have questions about FLASH 12K/6K Race 2017? Contact Gulf Winds Track Club

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San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park
148 Old Fort Rd
City of St. Marks Visitor Center Pavillion
St. Marks, FL 32355

Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)

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