17th Annual Gibson Guitar 5k
June 15, 2013
Downtown at the Gibson Guitar Factory
2nd Street & Lt. Lee
Race Hotline: (901) 274-2202
M-Town Race Series
The M-Town race series will consist of 4 of the most popular night time running events of the Memphis summer.
Zoom thru the Zoo ~ May 23, 2013
Harbortown 5k ~ June 7, 2013
Gibson Guitar 5k ~ June 15, 2013
Stars and Stripes 5k ~ July 3, 2013
Series cost is $80 for all for events ($20 per race). Participants are still capable of signing up any of the races individually. To sign up for individual races, the fee $25.
Awards will be based on your average pace of your fastest 3 races. The fastest average pace wins the series. Must compete in 3 of the 4 races to be eligible for series awards. If you compete in all 4 races, your slowest pace will be dropped. Series Goodies will be given to all series participants.
**New this year!!!**
Tech Shirts for everyone registered by June 1, 2013 or the first 1,600 to sign up. After we reach 1,600 participants, we will put your name on a list to receive a shirt after the event.
*** Back in 2013!!! ***
Race Management by Start2Finish Event Management
Chip timing provided by Start2Finish Event Timing
Live Video Feed of Race Finish Line
Touch Screen Kiosk for printable results at S2F Results Tent
Flat Panel TV monitors scrolling up to the minute race times
We will be auctioning two factory fresh, Memphis-made Gibson Guitars after the Gary Escoe's Atomic Dance Machine performance on Saturday night.
One is a Gibson ES 335; the other is a Gibson ES 339.
They can be seen live and in person on Thursday at race packet pick up (Germantown only) at the Breakaway Running store, 2-6pm,
1223 S. Germantown Parkway. They can also be viewed at the
Breakaway Midtown location on Friday, June 14, 2013 (10am to 6pm).
Those wishing to e-mail a bid can do so to email@example.com.
Minimum bid: $1,000 per guitar.
The e-mailed bids will be the starting bids at the LIVE auction on Saturday night, June 15th before the awards program.
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