The Wheelblazer Grand Prix
2016
Our 13th Year!!!

08/21/16

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If you have any issues registering send your information in an e-mail to philg1234@comcast.net

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2016 Athletes       Rank

Race Records

Races   Results By Event   Points By Athlete  Points By Division    

The Kessler Foundation, and the Tri-State Region of WASUSA
are proud to sponsor the 12th year of the WheelBlazer Grand Prix. 

The Grand Prix is a program to promote athletics in the Tri-State wheelchair community. 

* THE MASON EVENT IS AGAIN OPEN TO JUNIOR ALUMNI ADULTS.

 

The program has 3 goals:

  • To promote year round exercise,

  • To increase the number of Tri-State wheelchair athletes,

  • To ease the transition from Juniors to Adult sports.

The Grand Prix will consist of wheelchair athletes registering  and racing in a number of races. Athletes accumulate points based on their finish time verses the race record time for their division. 
Athletes compete in 1 of the following divisions:

  • Adult Male

  • Adult Female,

  • Quad,

  • Junior Male,

  • Junior Female,

  • E Male

  • E Female,

  • Master Male

  • Master Female

  • Grand Master

Races with the most points will receive recognition and prize money at an end-of-season.
 

Program Rating 5 - The Grand Prix offers a series to keep all athletes pushing
 
Rating 1 to 5 where 5 is the best 
 

Grand Prix Contact:
 

Phil Galli          - 908-240-7641  philg1234@comcast.net
Angela Smith  - 973-324-8448 asmith@kesslerfoundation.org

 
 

Events:

 
Click "Results By Athlete Above For Athlete Results
BOLD BLUE RACES ARE WBGP CHAMPIONSHIP RACES
				
Date Race Place Distance
 05/01 THE BLUE CROSS BROAD STREET RUN PHILADELPHIA, PA 10 MILES
05/15 COLFAX MARATHON COLFAX, CO. MARATHON
 05/29 TRI-STATE GAMES 5K TRACK RACE*    ** Palisades Park Section of Overpeck Park 5K TRACK
 05/30 THE KESSLER WHEELCHAIR 10K &
WTFUSA NATIONAL 10K CHAMPIONSHIP
RIDGEWOOD, NJ 10K
 06/04 RICHARD CADMUS REGIONAL 5K* (Junior & Adult) N. BRUNSWICK, NJ 5K TRACK
06/12 Run for Marge Memorial 5K Pequannock, NJ 5K
 07/09 BELMAR FIVE BELMAR, NJ 5 MILES
 07/10 THE BOILERMAKER UTICA, NY 15K
 08/21 The FALMOUTH ROAD RACE FALMOUTH, MA. 7 Miles
10/22 NEW MILFORD Ed FOUNDATION 10K EW MILFORD, NJ 10K
 10/30 MARINE CORP. MARATHON ARLINGTON, VA MARATHON

11/19

ROTHMAN INSTITUTE 8K PHILADELPHIA, PA 8K
11/20 PHILADELPHIA 1/2 MARATHON PHILADELPIA, PA 1/2
 11/20 PHILADELPHIA MARATHON PHILADELPIA, PA  MARATHON

*   TRACK EVENT

**  IF AN ATHLETE DOES BOTH THE TRI-STATE ROAD RACE  AND TRACK EVENT .
THE ROAD EVENT
WILL BE THE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT AND THE TRACK EVENT WILL BE A NON CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT. 
 

Prize Money:

Division

1st. 2nd 3rd 4th. 5th
Men Open $400 $300 $200 $100 $50
Women Open $400 $200 $100    
Quad $400 $200 $100    
Master Men* $400 $200 $100    
Master Female* $400        
Grand Master**** $200        
Junior Male** $300 $200 $100    
Junior Female** $300 $200 $100    
E Male*** $300 $200 $100    
E Female*** $300 $200 $100    

*     Masters must be 40 or older as of 1/1/2016
**   Juniors must be under 20 as of 1/1/2016
*** E Athletes are at least 20, but under 23 as of 1/1/2016
****Grand Masters must be 50 or older as of 1/1/2016


W B G P
R U L E S

1) In 2016 The $30.00 fee to participate is waived.

2) Membership:
  •  You do not have to be a member of the Kessler Foundation 
      WheelBlazer racing team. 
  •  You MUST BE a member of ASUSA.To compete in
      - the Tri-State Regional 5K (TRACK OR ROAD)
      - the Mason 5K 

3) Participants must race a minimum of

  •  Four (4) WBGP races to be included.
  •  Two (2) of the four races must be Championship races.

4) Bonus Points will be awarded as follows:

  •  By participating in non-WBGP races, with results forwarded to
        Phil Galli -  philg1234@comcast.net .
  •  A maximum of 4 Bonus races will be posted,
  •  Bonus points are based on participation only, not on course time. 
      -  5K or 10K race 100 Points,
      -  > 10K, 200 Points.

5) Final Year Standings are calculated from:

  • Top six WBGP scores.
  • UP TO 4  Non-WBGP bonus races.

6) The Season:

  • Begin March 1st
  • End November 30th.

7) No hand cyclists. Push-rim wheelchairs only.
 

 

Archived Results

 2005:       Race Results   Individuals    Points By Division 

 2006:       Race Results   Athletes       Points By Division

 2007:       Race Results   Athletes       Points By Division

2008:        Race Results   Athletes       Points By Division

2009:        Race Results   Athletes       Points By Division

2010:        Race Results   Athletes       Points By Division

2011        Race Results    Athletes      Points By Division

2012        Race Results    Athletes      Points By Division

2013        Race Results    Athletes      Points By Division

2014        Race Results    Athletes      Points By Division

2015        Race Results    Athletes      Points By Division

 
Sponsors:   

The Kessler Foundation 

Tri-State Wheelchair & Ambulatory Athletics (TSWAA)

 

www.kesslerfoundation.org

www.tswaa.com

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