Rules and Scoring for KTC Grand Prix presented by Threds

Eligibility

To be eligible for the 2017 Grand Prix presented by Threds Series, you must:
• Be a current KTC Member.
• Have volunteered for 3 races on the Series Schedule.
Please note that the volunteer time is eligible only by volunteering at the races listed below. While appreciated, volunteer time for other KTC events and committees will not count toward the 2017 Grand Prix Series.

Awards

• Overall Male and Female will receive a special award in addition to the Grand Prix presented by Threds awards, as well as race codes for all 2016 races excluding the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon.
• All Winners will receive a code for a free race in 2018 excluding the CHKM.

Scoring

• Individuals can accumulate points by placing in any one of the overall or age divisions.
• Points from the best 12 races for individuals will be scored.
• If points are earned in more than 12 races then the best 12 scores will be used.
• Some KTC events have more than one distance. In that case, points are only awarded for the primary race. NO points are awarded for the secondary races, including:
   o Strawberry Plains 10k
   o Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon 5k
   o KTC EXPO 5k
   o Big South Fork 10k
• NO individual points will be awarded for relay events including:
   o Whitestone Relay
   o Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon Relay
• Points ARE awarded for both the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon and Half Marathon.

Points are awarded as follows:

Overall Winner 9
2nd Overall Winner 8
3rd Overall Winner 7
   
Overall Masters (40+) 6
Overall Grandmasters (50+) 6
Overall Veterans (60+) 6
   
1st place, age division 5
2nd place, age division 4
3rd place, age division 3
4th place, age division 2
5th place, age division 1
   
1st place, Clydesdale/Athena 5
2nd place, Clydesdale/Athena 4
3rd place, Clydesdale/Athena 3
4th place, Clydesdale/Athena 2
5th place, Clydesdale/Athena 1