-PRESS RELEASE-
BELL BUCKLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE


WHAT: 24th Annual RC-MoonPie™ 10 Mile Run & 5K Fun Run
WHEN: June 15, 2019 Saturday 7:00 am until 10:00am
WHERE: Historic Bell Buckle, Tennessee
WHO: Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce

It’s baaaaaaack! The Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce 24th Annual RC-MoonPie 10 Mile and 2nd Annual 5K Run will be held Saturday, June 15th. With the overwhelming response from last year’s 5K entries, there will be split starts times between the two races in 2019 with the 10 Mile again starting at 7am and the 5K starting at 7:30. Both will have the same common start and finish lines. Both races are certified and a lot of fun for any runner whether you’re just starting or a seasoned veteran! And because we always listen to our runners, there will be finishers medals for all runners both 10 Mile and 5K upon crossing the finish line!

Registration is online only at Active.com. Registration is currently open and is limited to the first 1,200 runners, 800 for the 10 Mile and 300 for the 5K, so preregistration is encouraged. There will be Race Packet pick up on Friday, June 14th from 4pm-7pm at the Bell Buckle Pavilion on Main Street. Race day packet pick up is from 5:30am – 6:45am for the 10 Mile race also at the downtown Bell Buckle picnic pavilion at the west side of the stores. Don’t worry, it goes fast! Race shirts are guaranteed for preregistered runners. A full breakfast is served post race to all runners. Afterwards showers are offered at The Webb School gym which is wonderful if you decided to stay for the popular RC-MoonPie Festival which is held on the festival stage grounds behind the store front area.

A copy of the course maps is provided on the Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce’s website. For the 10 Mile Run, water stops are provided at Mile Markers 2, 4, 6, and 8 with Poweraide also offered at MM 6. Timers are provided along the course route as well to help runners work towards that PB goal! For the 5K Fun Run, one water stop will be provided at the halfway mark.

The 10 Mile Run is part of the Nashville Striders 2018-2019 Grand Prix Series. Race management and electronic timing are also provided by the Nashville Striders. The finish mat is pulled at the 2 ½ hour mark with trophy presentation at 10:00 at the stage area behind the downtown square where the RC – MoonPie Festival is held. Race results are provided on site as well as on the Nashville Striders website later on race day. Please note that there are no refunds or transfers of registration and there is a $10 transfer fee for changing races the day of the event.. 10 Mile Course is TAC Certified. 5K Course is USATF Certified.

Trophies are given for the top three finishers for both races in age divisions for both male and female for the top three finishers for Overall, Masters (40+), and Grandmasters (50+), . Classes for both races unless otherwise noted are:
9 and under (5K), 14 & Under (10 Mile), 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 5=75-79, 80+

Entry Fees for 2019 are as follows:

Through April 1st $35
April 2nd-April 30th $40
May 1st-May 31st $45
June 1st-June15th $50
Day of Race $55
Transfer fee $10

On Line registration available at:
www.active.com till Thursday, June 13th at 10pm

More information can be found at:
www.nashvillestriders.com

THIS ISN’T JUST A RACE; IT’S A TASTY ADVENTURE!

Bell Buckle, Tennessee – Close to Home, but a World away!