Program Goal: To identify and support in-person races that promote The Club’s mission of encouraging older runners to participate in running and walking events.
New England 65 Plus Runners Club Race Endorsement Requirements:
Race directors can apply for the Endorsement by providing their race’s basic information and by providing an update each year to be sure that their race information is current.
Race must have 5-year Age Groups for 65 through at least 90 plus. We encourage races to have 3 deep awards for each Age Group, but it is not a requirement.
The Race will add “Endorsed by the New England 65 Plus Runners Club” logo on the race’s website Home Page with a link back to ne65plus.org and as a credit with other sponsors on their race apparel.
Optional but Highly Recommended:
Provide discount registration fees for 65+ registrants, suggested minimum of $5 discount per person off the regular registration fee.
Add Age Graded Awards for Top 3 age graded male and female times.
What the race will get:
Race will be listed as an Endorsed Race on The Club’s website.
Race will receive $100 Endorsement Fee for 1st year and will be able to continue the endorsement for future years as long as they meet the Endorsement Requirements.
Race will have use of our Endorsed logo to encourage older runners to participate in their race.
Race can use our name in promotional materials.
The Club will encourage its 775 members to participate in endorsed races.