Runner of the Year:  2017 Eligibility

2016 Results

Any Southern Oregon Runner member in good standing is eligible. A SOR member must finish at least (8) runs during the series to qualify for an award. SOR members 9 and under must only finish 5 such runs. Please allow up to two weeks after a race for updates.

Current Standings can be found here. 

Events Included :

*** Resolution Run 

Frostbite Run

*Couples Truffle Shuffle

Rogue River Half Marathon and Alyssa Watson Memorial 5k

Shamrock Run

Lost Creek Trail Runs 

Tough As Nails

Gold Dust Days

Ditch Run

Longest Day Run

** Cross Country Series (3) 

Britt Woods Run

*Rogue Valley Relay

Talent Harvest Festival Run

Stagecoach Run 

Pioneer Run

Longest Night Mile 

* Relay Races are only eligible for 7 participation points including the Couple Truffle Shuffle, Lost Creek Relay and Rogue Valley Relay. 
** Cross Country Series Points and Resolution Runs are participation only and worth 5 points each. 

Point Awards
Participation: For each race that an SOR member finishes they will be awarded 5 points.

Volunteers 
Each member must volunteer for at least one race to qualify. Each volunteer will receive 15 points for volunteering in the first race they do so in and 7 points for every race thereafter.  This means that you can't run in that event. You need to be available for the race director for the entire event. For the cross-country series, volunteers will receive 5 points for each of the three races they volunteer for and race directors will receive 7 points. 
It will be up to the race directors to supply the names of the volunteers.

Race Directors 
Will be awarded 15 points for all of their hard work.

Placing Points 
In addition to participation points, for each race (except relay races,Cross Country series, and the Resolution Run) that a SOR Member places in, the following points will be awarded in the age groups listed below.
First = 10 points
Second = 7 points
Third = 5 points

Age Divisions 
Male: 9 and Under,10-14, 15-18,19-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79,80+
Female: 9 and Under,10-14, 15-18,19-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79,80+

Awards 
First place trophies will be given for both male and female in each age division.
Second place will receive a trophy.
Third place will receive a medal.

Awards Presentation 
Awards will be given out at our annual pizza party in January that has a no host bar but is free to all members.