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Fifth Third River Bank Run 2014

The Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Guild is happy to again sponsor the 25K Wheelchair and Handcycle Divisions of the 37th Annual Fifth Third River Bank Run on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

 

25th Anniversary of wheelchiar and handcycle divisions - "Rolling on the River"

►Download River Bank Run introduction letter.

River Bank Run Website

Prize Monies

  • To receive a first place payout, there must be a second place finisher
  • To receive a second place prize, there must be a third place finisher, etc

Classes and prize monies are as follows:

25K Wheelchair Division

Finishing Place Open Quad Open Men Open Women Masters
1st $1,200 $1,300 $1,300 $1,000
2nd $800 $1,000  $1,000  $800
3rd  $600  $800  $800  $600
4th  $400  $600  $600  $400
Course Record:  $100  $100  $100  $100
Total:  $3,100  $3,800  $3,800  $2,900
Grand Total:       $13,600

 

25K Handcycle Division

Finishing Place Quad Para Female Masters Other (amputee, BI, etc.)
1st $450 $450 $450 $450 $450
2nd $400 $400 $400 $400 $400
3rd $350 $350 $350 $350 $350
4th $300 $300 $300 $300 $300
5th - $200 - - -
6th - $100 - - -
Course Record: $100 $100 $100 $100 $100
Total: $1,600 $1,900 $1,600 $1,600 $1,600
Grand Total:         $8,300

 

Race Start

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Handcycle division begins at 8:10 am.
Wheelchair division begins at 8:12 am.

A course map can be viewed here

Registration

Race registrations for River Bank Run 2014 are going paperless. To register online, visit www.active.com by May 6, 2014. After May 6, participants can only register on Friday, May 9 from 11 am - 8 pm at the Sports and Fitness Expo at DeVos Place.

If you want to complete your registration via mail, you can download a printable reigistration form on www.53riverbankrun.com.

Whether you complete your registration through mail or on Active, you will need to complete your registration and tax forms. These forms can be scanned and returned via email at sports@maryfreebed.com, faxed to 616.493.9790 or mailed to:

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Attn: Wheelchair and Adapative Sports Department, Cathy Glonek
235 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Download wheelchair/handcycle divisions registration form

►Download Tax Form for International Racers

►Download W-9 2014 Tax Form

►Download Media Release Form

 

Event Fee Schedule

  • October 14 to October 31 - $35
  • November 1 to January 31 - $48
  • February 1 to April 25 - $58
  • April 26 to May 5 - $68
  • Friday, May 9 - $68
  • No registration race morning

Hotel

If transportation is needed, the only hotel options include:

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
Phone: 1.800.321.2211
11 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids MI 49503
$139.00 plus 15% tax/night
Rooms held under Mary Free Bed Group until April 9, 2014

Holiday Inn of Grand Rapids Downtown
Phone: 616.235.7611
310 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids MI 49504
$115.00 plus tax/night
Rooms held under Mary Free Bed Group until April 29, 2014

Travel

  • When setting up air travel, you will fly into the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
  • Hotel stipends are $50 a night with a two night maximum.
  • Travel stipends of $100 offered for those who fly and up to $100 for those traveling more than 150 miles round trip by car (gas money is reimbursed when receipts are provided).
  • Receipts must reach Kelly Merz within one week following the race.
  • Hotel and travel stipends are paid directly to you within trhree weeks when receipts are provided.
  • No reimbursement is given if you stay at a friend or family’s home.

Safety

  • Helmets are required for all competitors.
  • No drafting out of division or class.

History of record-breaking times for Wheelchair Division:

Division Year Name Time
Masters 2012 Ramiro Bermudez 56:05
Para 2002 Krige Schabort 51:30
Quad 2007 Santiago Sanz 1:02:53
Female 1995 Jean Driscoll 1:02:33

 

History of record-breaking times for Handcycle Division:

Division Year Name Time
Para 2012 Butch Martin 41:04
Quad 2012 Richard Biggins 57:43
Other 2012 Thomas Davis 41:30
Female 2010 Margaret Sprouse 1:14:09

 

Questions

If you have questions regarding these forms contact Kelly Merz.
Phone: 616.356.1861 or 1.800.528.8989, x4861
Email: kelly.merz@maryfreebed.com

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