Medals & Awards

Things are gearing up for the race. We have several major announcements this week so please check your email, facebook, or check back here before Saturday. Today I wanted to show off the prize. I have received several emails about finisher medals and awards. I hope this is not a spoiler for anyone. If you want the medals to be a surprise, look away. Also, avoid our facebook page for today.

 

We just received sample medals from our buyer. The finisher medal is below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It has a bronze look to it and the design has some depth. The best part is you can cut the ribbon off and it’s more like a medallion. All of our medals in the series will be similar, so if you like collecting medals, you are going to want these.

I also wanted to clarify how we will be awarding overall, age group and team medals.

We will be awarding the top 5 in the following categories with separate categories for Men & Women:

Overall
Masters
11 and younger
12-14
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 and older

The awards for each place will look like this:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was difficult to get a picture of the medals because they are so reflective. The place medals will be the following:

1st – Shiny Gold with Blue Ribbon
2nd – Shiny Silver with Red Ribbon
3rd – Shiny Bronze with Yellow Ribbon
4th – Shiny Bronze with White Ribbon
5th – Shiny Bronze with Pink Ribbon

For Men & Women Overall & Masters, the top 3 finishers will also receive a National Park Pass good for one year.

 

 

 

 

If you win an Overall medal, you are not eligible to win a Masters or age group medal, but you can win a team medal.
If you win a Masters medal, you are not eligible to win an age group medal but you can win a team medal.

For teams we will award the top 3 teams a medal only. Everyone on the top 3 teams will get a medal.

As always, any feedback is welcome. We hope you love these!

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Salem Stanley

Salem Stanley is the founder and CEO of Vacation Races. He loves the personal growth that comes from athletics and physical challenges. He also is in love with National Parks. He received a BA in Business from Southern Virginia University where he was an All-American track athlete. He recently graduated with an MBA from BYU.

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