Press Release: USATF Runners and Teams to Compete for Thousands in Prize Money at RibFest

For Immediate Release:

Bedford, NH – Millennium Running announced today that over 2,000 of the area’s top runners and USA Track & Field-New England teams will compete for a total prize purse of $7,500 in the 2018 Immediate Care RibFest 5 Miler on Sunday, June 17, 2018 in Merrimack, NH.   The 5-mile race will attract dozens of club teams from all over New England, as the third event in the USATF-NE Grand Prix Series.

Additionally, this race is the sixth event in The Elliot Millennium Running Series.

Being a part of the USA Track & Field – New England Grand Prix and hosting the region’s finest athletes is an honor and privilege,” stated Millennium Running owner & founder John Mortimer. “It is also a great opportunity to showcase one of Millennium Running’s signature events to athletes outside of our traditional market.“

The full prize money structure for individuals and teams are as follows:

INDIVIDUAL

Overall MEN WOMEN
1 $500 $500
2 $400 $400
3 $300 $300
4 $200 $200
5 $100 $100

TEAMS

Overall MEN WOMEN
1 $500 $500
2 $400 $400
3 $300 $300
4 $200 $200
5 $100 $100
40+ MEN WOMEN
1 $200 $200
2 $100 $100
50+ MEN WOMEN
1 $100 $100
2 $50 $50
60+ MEN WOMEN
1 $100 $100
2 $50 $50
70+ MEN WOMEN
1 $100 $100
2 $50 $50
TOTAL
$7,500 $3,750 $3,750

 

 

       

About The Author

John Mortimer is the owner and founder of Millennium Running. His extensive running background began in Londonderry, NH where he was a 12-time NH high school state champion. His running career took him to the University of Michigan where he became a 7-time NCAA All American and was honored as a member of the U of M Hall of Fame. John ran professional runner for Adidas and Reebok, and represented the United States on two occasions as member of Team USA. Before moving back to his home state of New Hampshire to start Millennium Running, John spent 10 years as a college coach at Harvard, Boston College and the University of Kentucky. He currently lives in Bedford, NH with his wife Jennifer and two sons, Jack and Liam.

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