Thursday, April 10, 2014

2014 5/3 Bank Golden Mile Announcement

It's official the 2014 National Cherry Festival Fifth Third Bank Golden Mile will be held on Thursday evening July 10th in downtown Traverse City, Michigan. National Cherry Festival Director Trevor Tkach and Festival of Races coordinator Michelle Elliott have approved the event

Again this year we excited about the opportunity to hold the event to Thursday evening to coordinate with the Carter's Kids Mile. Plus in 2014, we will continue with the High School Elite Mile.

Thursday July 10th

Expected Time Frame
5:00pm High School Elite Girls' Mile
5:15pm High School Elite Boys' Mile
5:30pm Women's Elite Golden Mile
5:45pm Men's Elite Golden Mile
6:00pm Carter's Kids Mile

Elite 5/3 Bank Golden Mile Prize Money
1st Place $1,000
2nd Place $500
3rd Place $250
Clear leader at the halfway point $100 bonus

We will limit the field to no more than 12 athletes in each race.

Limited travel money are free lodging opportunities are available.

Elite Men = 4:08 or equivalent
Elite Women = 4:50 or equivalent
High School Boys = 4:26 or better
High School Girls = 5:10 or better

Special thanks to 5/3 Bank for their generous support of this event.

If you are interested in being a sponsor for this event, please contact us!

Thank you,

Bryan Burns and Eric Houghton
Race Coordinators

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