SPORTS: Early registration cost still available for Port Townsend’s Rhody Run

PORT TOWNSEND — Registration for Port Townsend’s Rhody Run XXXIII are already arriving, yet the May 22 race date is three months away.

A special incentive discount fee is in effect through March 1 for early registrants using the race’s website.

“People are getting ready for this popular run early, not just participants, but the entire Rhody Run corps of volunteers,” said race director Jeni Little.

More than 130 registrations have been logged.

In 2010, the second largest number of finishers were recorded when 2,469 runners competed.

Race-parent Port Townsend Marathon Association will be launching a three-run training series in tandem with other conditioning events in Jefferson County leading up to race day.

Martin Musson of Evergreen Fitness is the instructor for a semi-weekly program beginning March 28. For details go to www.evergreenfitness.net.

The Port Townsend Athletic Club offers a Rhody Run Boot Camp starting April 11 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

To register for Boot Camp, go to www.ptathletic.com.

For registration information, visit the Rhody Run website, www.rhodyrun.com.

Early registration fee (until March 1) for an adult is $25, and $10 for youth age 15 or younger.

Between March 1 and May 20, the adult entry fee is $30 and for youth is $12.

The 12-kilometer run starts and finishes at Fort Worden State Park, and the course is sanctioned by the USA Track and Field organization.

Awards will be given to the top three overall and age division winners, male and female.

Race-day events and times are posted at the Rhody Run website, www.rhodyrun.com.

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