Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Awards, Prizes & Bypass 

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AWARDS CEREMONY

The awards ceremony will take place as close to 1:30PM as possible, under the event tent at the base of the road, following lunch service.  Beginning in 2016, in an effort to streamline our extensive award ceremony, age group winners will not be announced; instead, age group winners may pick up their medals at the award table, to the side of the stage.  A detailed list of age groups, is found below.

19 & Under* 40-44 65-69
20-24 45-49 70-74
25-29 50-54 75-79
30-34 55-59 80-84
35-39 60-64 85-89
*minimum age of 14   90 & Over

 

TRADITIONAL CUPS

Foster Cup - awarded to overall male and female winner. The winners names will also be added to the original cup that will remain at the Mt. Washington Auto Road.
Crossan Cup - awarded to the top male and female New Hampshire residents.

 

Additional Awards

2nd and 3rd Overall Male and Female Winners
Top (3) Masters Male and Female
Top (3) Clydesdales (Men 190lb+) Top (3) Fillies (Women 140lb+)

 

 

Top (3) Open Teams

Male and Female

Team size:

(5) Men

(3) Women

Top (3) Masters Teams

Male and Female

Top (2) Senior Teams

Male and Female

Top 60+ Team

Male and Female

Team size:

(3) Women

(3) Men

 

CASH PRIZES

All cash prizes and bonuses will be sent by US Mail after the event and after the completion of W9's (if applicable); NCAA or high school athletes are not eligible for cash prizes or bonuses. Prize money winners must be members of USATF or of their equivalent national athletic federation if not a USA citizen or resident.

  Overall Male and Female Winners  
  First $1,000  
  Second $600  
  Third $400  
  Fourth $200  
  Fifth $100  
  Masters  
  First $300  
  Second $200  
  Third $100  
  Cash Bonuses for Records Broken  
  Open Course Record $5,000  
  Open Team Record $500  
  Master Team Record $250  
  Senior Team Record $100  
  Non-Record Setting Male Under 1 Hour $500  
  Non-Record Setting Female Under 1 Hour 10 Minutes $500  
  Disclaimer: Awards and cash prizes are subject to change without notice.  

 

Bypass Eligibility

The following groups are eligible to bypass the random registration process:

Top (3) overall male and female finishers
Top (3) males and females, of each age group
Top (2) Clydesdales
Top (2) Fillies
Top (3) Open Teams        
Top (3) Masters Teams    
Top (2) Senior Teams      
Top 60+ Team                
NEUSATF Mountain Goats
Volunteer Groups

 

Invitational Entry

The top (3) male and female overall finishers, as well as the top age graded male and top age graded female Masters are offered complimentary entry into the next years race. Invited entrants will be notified via email on the day that Invitational Entry opens with instructions on how to bypass the random field selection.

Additionally, ALL previous male and female overall champions will be offered a complimentary entry.  However it is their responsibility to contact the race director to secure instructions for bypass. Complementary entrants must confirm their entry by the close of the Invitational Entry period.

Contact the Race Director if you think you merit an invitation and did not receive one. If you miss the deadline at the close of the Invitational Entry period, you may choose to register for the random selection.