First results are in for 2016 Wicked Grand Prix Series

What a great showing at the Run for the Troops 5K despite the April snow. Great job to our team! Results and information about upcoming races are on the 2016 Wicked Grand Prix Series page.

 

Wicked Running Club seeks website designer

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This is official notice that the Wicked Running Club of Salem, Massachusetts is requesting proposals for professional services for the redesign and development services to update www.wickedrunningclub.com. Please click here for the RFP and details.

Please contact club president, Julie Arrison-Bishop at president@wickedrunningclub.com with any questions or to submit a proposal.

 

Online Registration Now Open For MOTM

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Miles is returning for his 6th fabulous year! Please join us for the 6th Annual Miles Over the Moon 4 Miler, a unique and fun summer night run! Make sure to “like” the Miles Over the Moon page on Facebook to keep up with all the latest info! You can register online at North Shore Timing Company or download the paper application by clicking here.

RACE DATE: Friday, July 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm.

LOCATION: Race start is on Pleasant Street. Registration is at Knights of Columbus located at 94 Washington Square, near the Salem Common, 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm.

PARKING: Public parking lots available as well as on street parking

ENTRY FEE: Pre-registration is $25.00 / Day of race will be $30.00

COURSE: Very flat and fast, wheel measured 4 miles (with water stops)

AWARDS: Trophies for overall 1st place male and female winners. Age group medals for top 3 male and females: under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.  Results to be posted on coolrunning.com.

Finishers Medal: All runners will receive a very awesome glow in the dark finisher’s medal that will be a great collector’s item

POST-RACE: Post race food and water provided. After-party at the Knights of Columbus by the Salem Common on Washington Square East, Salem MA

RACE T-SHIRTS: A fabulous race needs a fabulous shirt! The first 400 registered runners will receive a short sleeve shirt from Brooks. (sizes cannot be guaranteed)

RACE SERIES: Miles Over the Moon is once again part of the New England Running Company Road Race Series. The series is sponsored by Brooks. We are thrilled to be included in the 2016 series and hope many of our runners will running in the other great races that are part of the series.

**Runners Safety: Because this is a night time race we encourage all runners to wear reflective clothing. The course is not closed off to traffic and we want everyone to have a fun and safe time.  Please be sure to be cognizant of your surroundings including your fellow runners.

**Packet Pick Up: New England Running Company, 43 Enon Street, Beverly, MA on Wednesday, July 6th from 4 – 7 pm and Thursday July 7th from 10 – 8 pm.

Race will be Professionally Chip Timed by North Shore Timing Co. Using the MyLaps Bib Tag System

Miles over the Moon!

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It’s that time of the year again to start planning for our very own Wicked Present Miles Over the Moon! This year’s race is scheduled for Friday, July, 8 2016. MOTM is part of the 2016 New England Running Company Road Race Series and recently picked up some hardware for Best Shirt voted by nearly 450 members of the running community in the Best of 2015 North Shore Road Race Guide.
Tom Mistretta and Tim Short are returning as Co-Race Directors and they would like to thank the Board of Directors for appointing them again to lead this fantastic event. Tom and Tim are very excited about directing this year’s race and want to put together an all-start race committee to make sure everyone goes smoothly.
The first planning meeting will be held next Thursday, March 17th at Tim’s house (2 Peter Road, Salem, MA) at 6:30 p.m.  If you would like to be on the Committee please let Tim know by sending him an email.  Tom and Tim would love to have you!  Bring any ideas you may have!
In the mean time, if anyone has any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Tim at tim.short1@gmail.com

Wicked Races Voted Among the Best of the North Shore

best of 2015The voting has ended and the results are in! 443 runners from the North Shore voted in the recent Best of 2015 North Shore Road Race Guide and the Wicked Running Club earned some great recognition for our amazing events that we host!

Three cheers to our race directors, race committee members, volunteers and everyone else who had a hand in making our races last year award winning. There will be a small awards ceremony at Tavern in the Square in Salem on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 7:15 P.M. Let’s get some Wicked Red at the Tavern that night and celebrate. Check out the event page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/650004555141341/

Best Race Shirt – Wicked Presents Miles Over the Moon

Best Holiday Race Honorable Mention – Wicked Frosty Four

Best Race Course Honorable Mention – North Shore Cancer RUN 5K

Best Kids Race Honorable Mention – Wicked Kidz Race

Best Post Race Party Honorable Mention – Wicked Frosty Four

Best Road Race – Related Social Media – North Shore Cancer RUN 5K/10K

For a full list of all the winners and honorable mentions please visit http://northshoreroadraceguide.com/best-of-2015-nsrrg-winners-honorable-mentions/