2019 USATF SAN DIEGO-IMPERIAL ROAD SERIES RULES

Series Races & Overview

Participating 2019 series races will be posted on the USATF San Diego-Imperial Association website at www.sandiego.usatf.org. The list of qualifying races is subject to amendment according to the discretion of the Road Series Committee.

Series Entry

In order to be eligible for the road series the following criteria must be met:

Competition Divisions

Open Division (Men & Women): Any competitor between 18-39 years old at the conclusion of the last race in the series is eligible to compete in this category.

Masters Divisions (Men & Women): Any competitor 40 years old or older at the conclusion of the last race in the series is eligible to compete in this category.

Club Division: The top three (3) finishers on each USATF San Diego-Imperial club team will be scored according to their cumulative times at each championship race in the road series. Club teams must declare themselves to the series scorer prior to the start of the race.

Series Awards

Individual Prizes & Awards

At the conclusion of the series the following prize awards will be given out to the top series point scorers in each division. In order to be eligible for prize awards at the conclusion of the series an individual must complete and score in three (3) of the five (5) races in the series. The best of three scores will be used to determine the winner.

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Individual Prizes & Awards (continued)

Open Men

Open Women

1st

$500

1st

$500

2nd

$300

2nd

$300

3rd

$200

3rd

$200

4th

$100

4th

$100

5th

$100

5th

$100

Masters Men

Masters Women

1st

$300

1st

$300

2nd

$200

2nd

$200

3rd

$100

3rd

$100

4th

$100

4th

$100

Cash prizes will be awarded in the form of checks issued by the USATF San Diego-Imperial Association. Checks will be mailed to winners using their membership address on file with the Association. All winners will be announced online via the Association website (sandiego.usatf.org) and road series homepage.

Club Prizes & Awards

At the conclusion of the series the following prize awards will be given out to the club with highest point total in each division. In order to be eligible for prize awards at the conclusion of the series a club must compete and score in three (3) of the five (5) races in the series. The best of three scores will be used to determine the winner.  

Open Men & Women

Masters Men & Women

1st

$100.00

1st

40-49

$100.00

50-59

$100.00

60-69

$100.00

70+

$100.00

Series Scoring

Individual Scoring

Open Division Scoring (Men & Women)

1st – 10 points                  5th – 4 points

2nd – 8 points                 6th – 3 points        

3rd – 6 points                 7th – 2 points

4th – 5 points                8th to last finisher – 1 point        

Masters Division Scoring (Men & Women)

Link: http://www.usatf.org/Resources-for---/Masters/LDR/Age-Grading.aspx 

Example A: Robert is 45 years old and runs 18:10 for 5k. His score is tallied as 78.26 using the WMA calculator and he would be assigned a score of 78.2 points.

Example B: Linda is 75 years old and runs 31:05 for 5k. Her score is tallied as 72.98 using the WMA calculator and she would be assigned a score of 72.9 points.

Team Scoring

The 2019 Road Series will include club team scoring at each championship race.

1st – 10 points                  5th – 4 points

2nd – 8 points                 6th – 3 points        

3rd – 6 points                 7th – 2 points

4th – 5 points                8th to last finisher – 1 point        

Tiebreakers

Tiebreakers will be decided by head-to-head competition throughout the series.

In the event individuals or teams are still tied the following tiebreaker will be used: