“10” in the running world is a huge deal – whether it’s kilometers or miles. At the 2013 Perfect 10, you choose to run a 10k or 10 miler. Use this race as a first time to hit “10” in your running career, achieve a personal best in the “10“, or use “10” as a benchmark for other fall races. The question is, which 10 are YOU up to? There’s even a 1.0 mile fun run/walk so that the entire family can join in on race day!
WHEN: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 8 a.m. The 10k and 10 miler begin simultaneously. The 1 mile fun run begins at 8:10 a.m.
WHERE: The race starts and finishes at South Lakes High School: 11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston, VA 20191.
Both races will tour beautiful South Reston, Va.
SWAG: Each registered participant will receive a 2013 Participant short-sleeve tech T-shirt.
FINISHER’S MEDAL: You won’t want to miss this! All finishers, both 10 Mile and 10k, will receive a one-of-a-kind, ‘perfectly’ made finisher’s medal!
COLLECTIBLE PIN: The first 800 runners to arrive at packet pickup will receive a Perfect 10 pin – as a constant reminder of your achievement! =PR= Race Series lanyards will be available to begin or add to your =PR= Race Series pin collection!
COURSE TIME LIMIT: The time limit for 10 miler is 2:15 (one must maintain 13:30 minute miles). There is no time limit for the 10k.
WATER STOPS: For the 10k, there will be one water stop at mile 3. For the 10 Miler, there will be water at mile 3, 6, and 8.5. Mile 6 will also have Gatorade.
POST-RACE FUN: Look forward to food, music, and awards at the finish area!
FREE MASSAGES: Runners can enjoy a free massage provided by Fast Track Physical Therapy. Designed to enhance athletic performance and recovery, the Fast Track team will use Sports Massage, Swedish, Deep Tissue & Neuromuscular techniques to help with improved blood flow to your muscles, reduction of scar tissue, and improved tissue elasticity and increased absorption of nutrients.
AWESOME AWARDS: There will be CASH awards to the top 3 overall males and females in the 10 miler: 1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100.
Top 3 overall males and females as well as to the top 3 males and females in the following age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over.
FREE PHOTOS: FREE high resolution race photos will be available for download from the Potomac River Running Flickr page. Keep an eye out for our on course/finish line photographer and be prepared to strike a pose! We will send an email notifying you when the pictures are ready to be shared.
PARKING: There is plenty of parking at South Lakes High School which is convenient from Rt. 267, Rt.7, and Fairfax County Parkway.
The race benefits the local cross country and track & field programs.
*Please note: You must pick up your packet (including collectible pins) at one of the designated times. Packets will not be mailed or reserved for a participant after the race. In addition, awards must be claimed within two weeks of the conclusion of a race.
We can’t wait to see you out attack 10 out there!