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Celtic Solstice 5 Miler 12.17.11
CREATED: 11/17/11 by mosered REPLIES: 1
mosered's ravatar mosered    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 2217
Celtic Solstice 5 Miler 12.17.11
POSTED: 11/17/11 5:07 PM

Info on this fun annual race:

Start: Saturday, December 17, 2011 @ 8:30 AM

Additional Date Information
8:30 AM

Druid Hill Park - Stieff Silver, Keswick and Wyman Park Drive/800 Wyman Park Drive
800 Wyman Park Drive Baltimore, MD

$25; $55 with Race Shirt

Registration Closing Date
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 @ 11:59 PM PST

Brief Description
Baltimore's premier winter race! The eleventh running of a rolling course that winds around the Mansion House, the Baltimore Zoo, the Arboreteum, Druid Lake, the Moorish Tower, to a downhill finish. And absolutely the finest winter running shirt in the land.

Sold Out Premiums
As of November 10 we are out of Female Extra Small, Men's Small, and Men's Medium. Sign up on the non-premium waiting list instead. 11/16 update Female Small and XL sold out.

Invited Runners
The following five runners have completed all ten previous Celtic Solstice races and will receive a complimentary race entry. Email before registering here. Jack Heisler, Richard Krummerich, Ingrid Pfoertsch, Shawn Pinamonti, Linell Smith. Also, all previous race winners receive a complimentary entry.

The demand for volunteers continues to increase. We are looking for experienced volunteers who understand the needs of the runners. You can register to be a volunteer here. Volunteer tasks include: 1. Pre-race preparation 2. Packet pickup 3. Race day registration activities 4. Premium distribution 5. Course set-up and marshalling 6. Water stop 7. Parking marshals 8. Food set-up 9. Chip retrieval 10. Clean-up

Race limitation -
Due to parking and course limitation, the race is capped at 2500 runners.

2011 Race Logo
This year the race logo is Cari Buziak's interpretation of pair of intertwined snowbirds, a wonderfully mystical creature of a bygone era. The design will be screened on the backs of the race shirts in matching pattern colors to the shirt fabric at the Brooks factory.

Sizing Issues - Men's and Women's Sizes
If are are female and order a female medium, you will be issued a female medium, not a male medium. If you are female and order a male medium instead of a female large, you will receive a male medium. Shirts run true to size and will be on hand to try on before the event.

This year's Premium shirt - Equilibrium Thermal
This year's premium is the Brooks Equilibrium Thermal long-sleevel....technical enough for the run, comfortable enough as an everyday base-layer. Silky, super-soft brushed fabric is both lightweight and stretchable with cozy thumbholes. The men's is a dark red with grey contrasts, women's are light blue. MSRP is $55....."


bcfrank's ravatar bcfrank    JOINED: 3/23/09    POSTS: 1098
RE: Celtic Solstice 5 Miler 12.17.11
POSTED: 11/18/11 9:07 AM

Really fun race. This will be my 4th year in a row to run it (even did the "through the ice and snow" year). Great schwag, fun course, and great post race food (hot mulled wine, hot stew and more).

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