The YMCA Press for Time 5k is a bench press and running competition (a pump and run) in Myrtle Beach supporting the variety of adult and children's programs offered by Coastal Carolina YMCA. This event is a bench press competition for a time discount in that you and/or your team will bench press some portion of your body weight to get a time reduction in the running race time.
The Coastal Carolina YMCA strives to connect and engage people in our communities. They provide several programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body. Programs include - aquatics, child care, fitness and wellness, sports, and special programs and events for the whole family.
Bench Press:Date: Friday, January 13, 2012 - bench press competitionTime: 4:00pm - 8:00pmRunning Race:Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012 - running raceStart Time (1 mile): 8:00amStart Time (5k): 8:30amLocation:Start / Finish: Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCAFinish Area:At the Finish, DO NOT STOP, walk promptly through the finish area. For the safety of all, and fairness to those finishing behind you, please move swiftly through the chute and over to the refreshment area. Refreshments:Typical runner fare will be available for participants.T-Shirts:All participants in the 5k race will receive a race t-shirt while supplies last. All pre-registered participants are guaranteed to receive a t-shirt.Awards:All participants in the 5k race and 1 mile fun run will receive a finishers medal for their participation in the race. The 1st place finishers in all individual and team 5k race categories will receive a trophy.
Registration Fees (5k):Team (4 members): $120 ($140 race day)Team (2 members): $65 ($75 race day)Individual: $35 ($40 race day)Registration Fees (1 mile):Individual: $10 ($10 race day)Registration Deadlines:Mail-In: Saturday, January 7, 2012 (postmarked by this date)Online: Wednesday, January 11, 2012Regsitration/Packet Pickup:Date: Friday, January 13, 2012Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pmLocation: Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCADate: Saturday, January 14, 2012 (race only - no bench press)Time: 6:00am - 7:30amLocation: Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA
The parking lot at the Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA will be available for parking. In addition, the YMCA will open additional overflow parking areas in the vicinity of their soccer fields behind the building.
Streets:Marina Parkway (from 79th Avenue North to Robert Grissom Parkway overpass)79th Avenue North74th Avenue NorthTime Closed:6:30am - 11:00am