Points Races

Ironrunner Series

1. Be a Member of Fort Wayne running Club

Membership must be paid before or on the day of the "Fanny Freezer 5k" to be eligible to earn points in our annual Points Series.

2. Complete all Points Series Races

Awardees of this challenge must participate in all of the FWRC points series races, except that the longer of courses must be selected where multiple courses are offered

3. Race volunteer

At least 50 points of volunteer activities must be completed in order to qualify for the Ironrunner or Ironstrider awards. A maximum of 100 points of volunteer activities may be earned.


Please do not wait until the end of the year to fulfill your volunteer requirement. Your commitment to volunteer must be established prior to the event. Volunteer opportunities can be found at specific races on RunSignup.com (click "MORE v" and "VOLUNTEER").

Opportunities include:
- before/during/after the 6 FWRC Races (Club Series)
- before/during/after other specific races designated by FWRC (e.g., Parlor City Trot)
- "Adopt A Trail" FWRC Greenway clean-up
- representing the Club at a local event (expos, health fairs, pace team, etc)
- additional opportunities may be added at discretion of FWRC board

If you have any questions please contact the race director, send us a message or email to find out how you can help.

4. Awards

We will recognize at the annual banquet all that complete Ironrunner Series, Ironstrider Series and/or the top three finishers of their age group in the points series.


Ironstrider Series

1. Be a Member of Fort Wayne running Club

Membership must be paid before or on the day of the "Fanny Freezer 5k" to be eligible to earn points in our annual Points Series.

2. Complete all Points Series Races

awardees of this challenge must participate in all of the FWRC points series races, except that the shorter of courses may be selected where multiple courses are offered.

3. Race volunteer

At least 50 points of volunteer activities must be completed in order to qualify for the Ironrunner or Ironstrider awards. A maximum of 100 points of volunteer activities may be earned.


Please do not wait until the end of the year to fulfill your volunteer requirement. Your commitment to volunteer must be established prior to the event. Volunteer opportunities can be found at specific races on RunSignup.com (click "MORE v" and "VOLUNTEER").

Opportunities include:
- before/during/after the 6 FWRC Races (Club Series)
- before/during/after other specific races designated by FWRC (e.g., Parlor City Trot)
- "Adopt A Trail" FWRC Greenway clean-up
- representing the Club at a local event (expos, health fairs, pace team, etc)
- additional opportunities may be added at discretion of FWRC board

If you have any questions please contact the race director, send us a message or email to find out how you can help.

4. Awards

We will recognize at the annual banquet all that complete Ironrunner Series, Ironstrider Series and/or the top three finishers of their age group in the points series.


Points Series

1. Eligibility for the points races

Membership must be paid before or on the day of the "Fanny Freezer 5k" to be eligible to earn points in our annual Points Series.

2. Age group placement

This is determined by your age at the start of the race year (January 1st) and will be group you will go into for the race year. Example: You are 44 on January 1st, 2019, in March you turn 45. Your points be calculated in the 40-44 age group.


FWRC Age Groups
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over

3. Point distribution

Races will award points based on your placement. Your placement is only relative to FWRC members that participate in the event.

1st = 100, 2nd =85, 3rd=70, 4th=55

5th=45, 6th=35, 7th=25, 8th=20, 9th=15, 10th=10

>10th=5

4. Awards

We will recognize at the annual banquet all that complete Ironrunner Series, Ironstrider Series and/or the top three finishers of their age group in the points series.

5. Race volunteer

At least 50 points of volunteer activities must be completed in order to qualify for the Ironrunner or Ironstrider awards. A maximum of 100 points of volunteer activities may be earned.


Please do not wait until the end of the year to fulfill your volunteer requirement. Your commitment to volunteer must be established prior to the event. Volunteer opportunities can be found at specific races on RunSignup.com (click "MORE v" and "VOLUNTEER").

Opportunities include:
- before/during/after the 6 FWRC Races (Club Series)
- before/during/after other specific races designated by FWRC (e.g., Parlor City Trot)
- "Adopt A Trail" FWRC Greenway clean-up
- representing the Club at a local event (expos, health fairs, pace team, etc)
- additional opportunities may be added at discretion of FWRC board

If you have any questions please contact the race director, send us a message or email to find out how you can help.