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Logistics have been confirmed and here is the info for the Fluvanna Pump and Run event on December 1, 2012, 8:00 amat Fluvanna County High School.
This is a unique race combining weight lifting and running a 2-mile course. The proceeds from the race will benefit the Fluvanna County Schools Track and Field Program. Athletes first bench press a percentage of their body weight, based upon an age and gender handicap. Then they line up and run a 2-mile race. Athletes earn a 30-second reduction in their race time for each bench press repetition. Athletes not interested in participating in the bench press portion of the competition receive no reduction in time. Walkers are welcome to participate in the race portion of the event only. Prizes for overall winners and age groups. First 200 people to register will receive a sports cinch bag, a water bottle and a goody bag. $20 for ages 18 and over, $15 for ages 17 and under. This is the first pump and run event in the Charlottesvillearea and it is believed to be the first in the State! Join us for this historic event in Fluvanna and support our youth! Register through www.charlottesvilletrackclub.orgor at Ragged Mountain Running Shop.