Grand Prix Series

A little competition among friends. Run specific local races, and then with a little mathematical and computer science magic by FSRC, see how you compare to other Steeplechasers.

2023 Grand Prix Standings

2023 Grand Prix Series Races


January 2023

Saturday 14: 8:30 am Lewis Memorial 10-Miler

February 2023

Sunday 26: 8:00 am RRCA 10 Mile Challenge

March 2023

Saturday 11: 1:00 pm Forest of Needwood 5 Miler

April 2023

Sunday 16: 8:30 am Wild Trail 5k/10k
Saturday 22: 8:30 am Makin’ Hay 10K & 5K

May 2023

Sunday 7: 7:00 am Frederick Half Marathon

June 2023

Saturday 17: 7:30 pm Frederick Summer Solstice 8k

July 2023

Wednesday 5: 6:30 pm Summer Decathlon 800m
Saturday 8: 8:00 am Catoctin 25K/50K Trail Run
Saturday 8: 8:30 am Independence 5000
Saturday 22: 8:00 am Run for the Pie 10K

August 2023

Friday 11: 7:30 pm Krumpe’s Donut Alley Rally 5k

September 2023

Saturday 9: 8:00 am Frederick Market Street Mile

October 2023

Saturday 21: 8:30 am Spook Hill Cider & Wine Run

November 2023

Sunday 5: 8:30 am Rockville 10k
Saturday 11: 6:00 am Stone Mill 50 Mile Run
Thursday 23: 7:00 am Frederick 5K Turkey Trot
Saturday 25: 8:30 am Northern Central Trail Marathon

NOTE: For races listed as TBD, the date has not yet been set. The date listed is the best guess based on historical data.

Rules

  1. Series consists of the races identified in the Grand Prix Series Races list, to the extent those events are held.
  2. Best 5 races count towards scoring.
  3. Must run a minimum of 4 races to qualify for an award.
  4. May enter the Grand Prix at any point once your membership has been paid for the current calendar year. No retroactive scoring will be allowed.
  5. Age will be determined by the competitor’s age on January 1st of the current calendar year.
  6. Official results are used for all scoring. If you think your result has been missed, or that your time is inaccurate, please contact the race director to resolve, and contact the Competition Committee when the official results have been updated, to get the club standing corrected.
  7. Unofficial bib swap is neither allowed nor condoned by races or within FSRC club competition.
  8. Ties are broken as follows:
    1. Look at point differential in head-to-head races.
    2. If not resolved, look at average score for all included races (limit best 5 races).
    3. If not resolved, and this is a division tie, look at average score for overall included races (limit best 5 races).
    4. If still not resolved, tie is declared.
  9. Overall score based on top 50 finishers with first place receiving 50 points, second place receiving 49 points, etc.
  10. Age-group score based on top 10 finishers with first place receiving 10 points, second place receiving 9 points, etc.
  11. You receive a participation award for participating in 4 of the Grand Prix Events.

Awards

  • Top 5 overall, male and female.
  • Top 5 male and female in the following age groups:
    • 13 and under
    • 14 to 29
    • 30 to 39
    • 40 to 49
    • 50 to 59
    • 60 to 69
    • 70 and over
  • No duplication of awards.
  • Participation awards will be given to every member that completes 4 or more Grand Prix races.
  • Awards are distributed at the FSRC Year-End Celebration Banquet.