2021 GSRC Grand Prix Races (will likely change due to 2021 scheduling uncertainties)
Run Oak Island Half Marathon 2/13/21
Run Oak Island Marathon 2/13/21
The Fast & The Furriest 5k 3/20/21?
Run Sunset Beach 5K 3/27/21
Run Sunset Beach Half Marathon 3/27/21
NMB Winter Run 5K 4/21?
NMB Winter Run 15K 4/21?
Run Holden Beach 5K 5/1/21
Myrtle Beach Half Marathon 5/1/21
Myrtle Beach Marathon 5/1/21
Brookgreen Gardens 5K
5/30/21 Coping Together 5K?
Border Battle Trail Race 7/24/21?
BFF Pink Ribbon Run 5K 9/25/21
BFF Pink Ribbon Run 10K 9/25/21
Int’l Drive Road Race 5K ?
Int’l Drive Road Race 10K ?
Little River 5K 10/2/21
Don’t Fall Trail Classic 10K 10/9/21?
Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon 10/17/21
Run Ocean Isle Beach 5K 10/23/21
Run Ocean Isle Beach Half Marathon 10/23/21
Georgetown Bridge 2 Bridge 12K 10/30/21?
Georgetown Bridge 2 Bridge Half 10/30/21?
Surfside Turkey Trot 5K 11/25/21
Calabash Turkey Trot 10K 11/25/21
Conway Reindeer Run 12/3/21
The Grand Prix Committee reserves the right to add or delete races as necessary. The intent is to have races from 5K to Marathon, throughout the year, throughout the Grand Strand, with no “duplicate” length races on the same day.
January 2022 Grand Prix Awards Dinner – TBA (All club members are invited to attend)
2021 Grand Prix Rules and Guidelines (Subject to change)
- The Grand Prix Series consists of the races identified above to the extent those events are held. The Grand Prix committee reserves the right to add or delete races as necessary.
- 2020 Grand Prix runners are automatically registered for 2021. Other GSRC club members can sign up by emailing grandprix.gsrc@gmail.
com by March 1, 2021. Please include your name (first and last, as used when registering for races), date of birth, and sex.
- Club members may enter the Grand Prix at any time ONCE YOUR PAID MEMBERSHIP HAS BEEN RECEIVED. No retro scoring will be allowed after the first race.
- Age group will be determined by the competitor’s age on January 1, 2021.
- To be eligible to compete in the Grand Prix, GSRC club members must run the Battle of the Border or volunteer at 1 of the following events:
- Battle of the Border
- BFF Pink Ribbon Run
- Race results posted online are used for Grand Prix scoring. Once a race’s results have been posted, members will have two weeks to notify the committee of any error. After two weeks, results will be considered final.
- Top 5 overall male and female
- Top 3, by gender, in the following age groups:
- Youth (19 and under)
- Open (20-29)
- Open (30-39)
- Master (40-49)
- Grandmaster (50-59)
- Super Master (60-69)
- Super Grandmaster(70 and over)
- Each GP runner who finishes a GP race will be scored based on his finishing position vs. other GP runners.
- Age Group (and overall) race scores vary with the length of race as follows:
- 5K and 8K – 10 pt. max/5 pt. min (30 overall max/5 min)
- 10K, 12K, and 15K – 11 pt. max/6 pt. min (31 overall max/6 min)
- Half and full marathon – 12 pt. max/7 min (32 overall/7 min)
- Each runner’s top 5 race scores count toward overall scoring. A GP runner must finish at least 4 Grand Prix races to be eligible for annual awards.
Example – Age group points for a marathon: first GP finisher receives 12 points, second receives 11 points, etc.; after 8 points is awarded, all following finishers will receive 7 points.
Example – Overall score for a 5K: first GP finisher receives 30 points, second receives 29 points, etc.; after 6 points is awarded, all following finishers will receive 5 points.
|Run Oak Island Half Marathon 2/13/21|
|Run Oak Island Marathon 2/13/21|
|The Fast & The Furriest 5k 3/20/21?|
|Run Sunset Beach 5K 3/27/21|
|Run Sunset Beach Half Marathon 3/27/21|
|NMB Winter Run 5K 4/21?|
|NMB Winter Run 15K 4/21?|
|Run Holden Beach 5K 5/1/21|
|Myrtle Beach Half Marathon 5/1/21|
|Myrtle Beach Marathon 5/1/21|
|Brookgreen Gardens 5K 5/30/21|
|Coping Together 5K?|
|Border Battle Trail Race 7/24/21?|
|BFF Pink Ribbon Run 5K 9/25/21|
|BFF Pink Ribbon Run 10K 9/25/21|
|Int’l Drive Road Race 5K ?|
|Int’l Drive Road Race 10K ?|
|Little River 5K 10/2/21|
|Don’t Fall Trail Classic 10K 10/9/21?|
|Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon 10/17/21|
|Run Ocean Isle Beach 5K 10/23/21|
|Run Ocean Isle Beach Half Marathon 10/23/21|
|Georgetown Bridge 2 Bridge 12K 10/30/21?|
|Georgetown Bridge 2 Bridge Half 10/30/21?|
Surfside Turkey Trot 5K 11/25/21
|Conway Reindeer Run 12/3/21|