111217 38th Alley Oop 6.7Mile Run

he GRC 38th Annual Alley Oop 6.7 mile run that takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2011.  Sign up is on same day at  Nimitz Beach in Agat at 5:15 am.  Start is 6 am at the Magellan Monument in Umatac.  Non-GRC members are $5 and members are free.  The course runs from the Magellan Monument in Umatac to Nimitz Beach along Route 2. The race starts at sea level, climbs to 800 feet and ends at sea level. It is hilly and demanding.  Finish is the south drive way entrance to Nimitz Beach.  There will be three water stops.  The first is at the Memorial Park, second is Mt. Lamlam overlook and the third is at Transfer Station.  This event was established by Mick Flynn in 1972.  Award ribbons will be given to the top six in each division.  Refreshments to all at end of race.  Participants can also make donations for Salvation Army Christmas Food/Toy drive on day of race. Non perishable foods and/or new unwrapped toys.

Special Note:  Guam Running Club members are requested to attend event for GRC Officers Elections.