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NEW CENTURY MARATHON RELAY JAN. 2

The First Marathon Relay Road Race of the Century will be held on St. Croix Jan. 2,
2000.
The race is open to teams that will run six segments of the 26.2 mile distance from Point Udall to Fort Frederik in Frederiksted. The distances are 5 k (3.1 miles), 10 k (6.2 miles), 5k, 10k, 5k and 7k (4.4 miles). The event is part of the Virgin Islands' Millennium celebration project: Past, Present, Future: A Millennium Vision, hosted by the Government of the Virgin Islands.
The race is organized by The Virgin Islands Pace Runners and sanctioned by The
Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation for the benefit of the Red Brick Reading Club, a non-profit organization on St.Croix that provides a safe, nurturing, learning environment for children between the ages of three and 17. The young people will assist the runners along the route on race day.
The event is advertised to be the first race of its kind in the world for the new millennium. It is open to all runners with no limit to competition level. The race will start at 2 p.m at historic Point Udall, the easternmost point of the United States; it will finish at Fort Frederik.
The route will be along one that has made its impression in Virgin Islands' history for its period under the flags of seven nations.
To make it possible for everyone to participate in this event, organizers have set up two additional team categories: NetPace Team, made up of runners who do not reside in the Virgin Islands or will not be in St.Croix for the race. To compete, these runners must submit times for their runners for each of the segments of the race completed anywhere in the world, up to race day. The DreamTeam category makes it possible for runners to identify their absolute best-time-ever run for a selected leg of the race and submit it for the competition.
Runners, team sponsors, volunteers and others can get information about the race
by calling the Virgin Islands Pace Runners at 777-0258 or visiting the web site at
www.virginislandspace.org Entry forms are available at the Virgin Islands Family Sports
& Fitness Center, Beeston Hill, St.Croix, the public library and by mail, fax or email.

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The First Marathon Relay Road Race of the Century will be held on St. Croix Jan. 2,
2000.
The race is open to teams that will run six segments of the 26.2 mile distance from Point Udall to Fort Frederik in Frederiksted. The distances are 5 k (3.1 miles), 10 k (6.2 miles), 5k, 10k, 5k and 7k (4.4 miles). The event is part of the Virgin Islands' Millennium celebration project: Past, Present, Future: A Millennium Vision, hosted by the Government of the Virgin Islands.
The race is organized by The Virgin Islands Pace Runners and sanctioned by The
Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation for the benefit of the Red Brick Reading Club, a non-profit organization on St.Croix that provides a safe, nurturing, learning environment for children between the ages of three and 17. The young people will assist the runners along the route on race day.
The event is advertised to be the first race of its kind in the world for the new millennium. It is open to all runners with no limit to competition level. The race will start at 2 p.m at historic Point Udall, the easternmost point of the United States; it will finish at Fort Frederik.
The route will be along one that has made its impression in Virgin Islands' history for its period under the flags of seven nations.
To make it possible for everyone to participate in this event, organizers have set up two additional team categories: NetPace Team, made up of runners who do not reside in the Virgin Islands or will not be in St.Croix for the race. To compete, these runners must submit times for their runners for each of the segments of the race completed anywhere in the world, up to race day. The DreamTeam category makes it possible for runners to identify their absolute best-time-ever run for a selected leg of the race and submit it for the competition.
Runners, team sponsors, volunteers and others can get information about the race
by calling the Virgin Islands Pace Runners at 777-0258 or visiting the web site at
www.virginislandspace.org Entry forms are available at the Virgin Islands Family Sports
& Fitness Center, Beeston Hill, St.Croix, the public library and by mail, fax or email.