2023 Fleet Feet Grand Prix Series

2023 Fleet Feet Grand Prix presented by HOKA

Join YellowJacket Racing in its 25th Year Anniversary for the Fleet Feet Grand Prix Series presented by HOKA.  No series entry required, simply show up, race and if qualified you’ll start scoring towards the series scores.

Fleet Feet Grand Prix is an opportunity to support current and emerging runners, plus support our local Racing Scene.

Enjoy 9 incredible events of varying distances and discover beautiful parks of Monroe County and the scenic roadways and historic neighborhoods of Rochester, NY to run, while challenging yourself, meeting new people and making a commitment to your health and fitness.

YellowJacket Racing, along with Fleet Feet and HOKA are investing over $15,000 in cash and prizes to reward athletes of all ages for their athletic accomplishments.  

 The following events are included in the Fleet Feet Grand Prix Series

(Rochester Regional Health Flower City Challenge Registration currently open, the remaining will be open by February 15th)

    

    

    

How it Works?

  • Nine of our existing races tied into an annual series. No Substitutions.
    • April 23rdRochester Regional Health Flower City Half Marathon - Sign Up Here
    • June 24th  - Harborfest 10K
    • July 4th - Firecracker 4 Mile
    • July 15th - Shoreline Half Marathon
    • September 1st – First Responders 5K
    • September 24th – Rochester Half Marathon
    • October 28th – Pumpkins in the Park 5K
    • November 23rd – Webster Turkey Trot 4.4 Miler
    • December 10th – Reindeer Run 5K
  • Best 7 performances out of 9 races count
    • $7,500.00 in cash awards across the 9 races plus potential series bonus
    • Over $7,500.00 in merchandise awards for series winners courtesy of HOKA and Fleet Feet

 The Races & Cash Prizes

 (Flower City Challenge Registration currently open, the remaining will be open by February 15th)

Date Race 1st M/F 2nd M/F 3rd M/F 4th M/F 5th M/F
April 23rd  -   Flower City Challenge 1/2 Marathon $250.00 $100.00 $75.00 $50.00 $25.00
June 24th  -   Harborfest 10K $125.00 $75.00 $50.00 n/a n/a
July 4th  -   Firecracker 4 Mile $125.00 $75.00 $50.00 n/a n/a
July 15th  -   Shoreline Half Marathon $200.00 $100.00 $75.00 n/a n/a
September 1st  -   First Responders 5K $200.00 $100.00 $75.00 n/a n/a
September 24th  -   Rochester 1/2 Marathon $250.00 $100.00 $75.00 $50.00 $25.00
October 28th  -   Pumpkins in the Park 5K $125.00 $75.00 $50.00 n/a n/a
November 23rd  -   Webster Turkey Trot 4.4 Mile $250.00 $100.00 $75.00 $50.00 $25.00
December 10th  -   Reindeer Run 5K $125.00 $75.00 $50.00 n/a n/a

Series Awards:

  • To be presented at the Fleet Feet Sneaker Ball in December 2023 at Fleet Feet @ The Armory in the Gallery (Date TBD)
  • Overall Awards
    • 1st Overall male and female:  $300.00 + Hoka Footwear
    • 2nd Overall male and female:  $125.00 + TBD
    • 3rd Overall male and female:  $75.00  +TBD
  • Age Group Awards
    • 1st male and female:  Hoka Footwear
    • 2nd male and female:  TBD
    • 3rd male and female:  TBD

  Series Scoring:

  • Overall and age groups points from each race earn points towards series total
    • Scoring top 10 overall and top 5 per age group each race
      • Best 7 races count
      • Must have at least 5 finishes to count towards overall and age group series awards
  • Age Group Awards Based on your Age on January 1st, 2023 and the categories are:
    • U15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 76-79, 80+
  • There is no series entry, you automatically get entered by doing a race.  So get ready to run (or register) and earn prizes for your finish performance.
  • No double dipping for series awards

All Cash Award winners Must Fill out the provided 1099 Form in order to receive the cash prize in the form of a check mailed to the address on the 1099 Form. There will be a deadline for each race as to when the form must be returned in order to receive the cash prize.

 

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