23 Feb '13, 12pm

A contest: enter win a free entry to #CT50 or a pair of @scottrunning trail shoes! @iRunFar

Tim (and to those sharing this viewpoint), Thanks for weighing in. The issue at hand no doubt with somewhat of a polarized audience. To be accurate, baseline entry is $100. A rough outline of expenses: 3k park fees, 2k potential for tent rentals if inclament weather, 2k supplies, 1k food/nutrition, $250 insurance, $5k advert, 2.5k contribution to local history center to work on historical relavance of trails we’ll use, 1.5k donation to local land trust whose land we’ll use,$500 to give something back to volunteers. If 200 entrants, total would need to be $90 to break-even. Hopefully we’ll go over that toward 300 and hopefully expense-wise we’ll be just fine, but I can’t bank on that, especially year 1. Amount dedicated to elites: $13,000, to non-elite $1,500. Grant amount from Tompkins County: $15,000. Intention of grant: to promote Ithaca to a national audience, bring peo...

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