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Race Director Name: Clayton Foster
Email: ckfoster@adams.edu
Phone: 2182516162
Website: https://www.finishlinetiming.com/50th-anniversary-1968-olympic-trials-run
Race Name: 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Olympic Marathon Trials Run
Race Date: 7/28/2018
Race Start Time: 9:00 AM
Race Distance: ,8k
Event Information: The names that put distance running and high-altitude training on the map will return to Alamosa, CO and Adams State University this summer to mark 50 years since the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials that were held Aug. 18, 1968, in this high-altitude city. An 8K run for all comers is scheduled for Saturday, July 28, 2018. Come register for this one-time event!
To name a few of the greats who will be returning to Alamosa for the event include; Frank Shorter, Billy Mills, Amby Burfoot, Bill Clark, Hal Higdon, Steve Gachupin, Jan Frisbe and Dave Costill. Other legends coming to the event include Deana Kastor, Steve Bosley and Steve Jones. Among all of these phenomenal runners, their accolades cover the spectrum of running feats from Olympic golds, American records and even world records! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet so many greats at one event! Participate in the race and meet the pioneers of American distance running after!
See you all this summer!!
City: Alamosa
State: Colorado
Address of Race: 208 Edgemont Blvd.

(Adams State University)
Event description: Running
Race Results Previous Year (URL): http://1 time event
Expected Number of Entrants:
Registration Link: https://www.finishlinetiming.com/50th-anniversary-1968-olympic-trials-run
Registration Fee:
Kids Race:
Certified Course :
Professionally Timed : Yes
Chip Timed : Yes
Awards: Top 3 male and female overall

Top 3 masters (40 and up) male and female

Top 3 Male and Female: 9 & Under,10-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over
(overall award winners will not receive age group awards)