40TH ANNUAL GUTHRIE GALLOP LIVE RACE WITH VIRTUAL OPTION FOR 2024! Join us as we celebrate this 40-year running tradition, a 5K and 10K race with over 300 runners participating annually in this kick-off to spring event!  The race begins at the historic Sayre Theatre, and the course runs on local streets through the Athens and Sayre Boroughs.  All proceeds from the Guthrie Gallop benefit the Guthrie Cancer Care Fund.  

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Guthrie Gallop

LIVE RACE INFORMATION

  • When: Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Time:
    • 10K Race begins at 8:00 a.m.
    • 5K Race begins at 9:30 a.m.
    • Kids' Fun Run begins at 9:15 a.m.
  • Where: Sayre Theatre, 205 South Elmer Avenue Sayre, Pa.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

REGISTRATION FEES

  • $30 for 10K – Live Race (March 1 - May 10)
  • $30 for 5K – Live Race (March 1 - May 10)
  • $40 for both 10K and 5K – Live Race (March 1 - May 10)

REGISTRATION/ RACE SWAG/ AND PACKET PICK-UP

  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  Registration will close May 10 - DON’T WAIT, REGISTER TODAY!!!  
  • Last-minute Registration – There will be NO last-minute registration available  
  • Race Day Registration – There will be NO race day registration available 

PACKET PICK-UP

Early Packet Pick-up: Friday, May 17 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - Main Lobby Guthrie Learning Center (formerly School of Nursing), Sayre Campus (Wilbur Avenue Entrance).  VIRTUAL PARTICIPANTS CAN PICK UP RACE PACKETS AND T-SHIRTS DURING THIS TIME.
 
Race Day Packet Pick-up: Saturday, May 18, 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Outside of the Sayre Theater (205 S Elmer Ave, Sayre, PA 18840)   *Early packet pick-up is strongly encouraged. 

RACE SWAG

Register by April 12 to guarantee you will receive your 40th Annual Guthrie Gallop t-shirt.  

*T-shirts may be available after April 12 in limited quantities. There are no refunds or exchanges available for t-shirts. 
 

NOW LETS GALLOP!

LET'S GALLOP 10K! - Seasoned runners get ready to gallop their way across the start line as our 10K event kicks off!
8 a.m.- 10K race begins  

LITTLE GALLOPERS! Kids Fun Run - The Kids' Fun Run (ages 10 and younger) is free and there is no official registration process for our young trotters!  Near the race day packet pick-up area at the Sayre Theater on race morning, the kids can fill in a paper with their name and enter in a drawing for a free raffle prize!  The first 50 kids receive a gift!

  • 9:00 a.m. - Raffle drawing  at the Sayre Theatre under the marquee
  • 9:15 a.m. - All children ages 10 and younger will line up at the intersection of S. Elmer Ave and W. Hayden St. and run down S. Elmer Ave to the Guthrie Gallop finish line in front of the Sayre Theater marquee. Parents can run the Kids' Fun Run with their little gallopers for free!  

LET'S GALLOP 5K! - Runners and walkers of all skill levels get ready to gallop their way across the start line as our family friendly 5K event kicks off!
9:30 a.m. - 5K race begins  

VIRTUAL RACE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE NOT READY TO RUN A LIVE EVENT, THAT'S OKAY! WE WILL ALSO HAVE A VIRTUAL OPTION THIS YEAR.  

Virtual Race Time and Place: Virtual race will take place May 13th - May 17th.  Run anytime, anyplace Gallop week! *Guthrie Gallop official course will be closed to virtual runners during the hours of the live race May 18th.  

Virtual Race Swag - Virtual race runners' packets and race swag can be picked up at early packet pick-up (Friday, May 17 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - Main Lobby Guthrie Learning Center - formerly School of Nursing), Sayre Campus (Wilbur Avenue Entrance).  

*Register by April 12 to guarantee you will receive your 40th Annual Guthrie Gallop t-shirt.  T-shirts may be available after April 12 in limited quantities. There are no refunds or exchanges available for t-shirts.

*Virtual runner packets can be mailed to participants upon request.   

*Virtual race participants are not eligible for age group or overall awards

Virtual participants only will be able to record their own time and challenge themselves by tracking other virtual racers.  Remember, this is based on the honor system. No need to upload data to Strava or record your mile with a GPS.  Once you are registered, you will be able to upload your time using the following steps:

  • Step 1: Make sure you are logged into RunSignUp (use the email you used to register).
  • Step 2: Click on the RESULTS then click on the blue box that says SUBMIT VIRTUAL RESULTS. Search for your name.
  • Step 3: Add your time and save your results. It might take a few minutes to update in the overall results, but you can refresh the page and wait. That's it! You are done

WHO DO THE RACE PROCEEDS BENEFIT?

2024 Guthrie Gallop Beneficiary - GUTHRIE CANCER CARE FUND

Proceeds from the 2023 Guthrie Gallop raised over $15,000 for Guthrie’s Cancer Care Fund. This fund was designed to help with the many financial burdens that come with fighting a cancer diagnosis, whether its arranging payment to heat a home for a patient undergoing chemotherapy or providing gas gift cards to patients just to get them back and forth to treatment.  Because of your generosity, Guthrie cancer patients will receive the critical financial assistance they need while the finish their fight against cancer.    

2024 GUTHRIE RACE SERIES

Register and complete both the 40th Annual Guthrie Gallop and the 18th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot to receive a commemorative Guthrie Race Series gift!  

*Gifts are available after the completion of the Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot.

*Virtual runners are eligible to participate in the Guthrie Race Series.

RACE CANCELLATION

The Guthrie Cancer Care Fund relies on income from this event to fulfill its mission to provide critical assistance to Guthrie cancer patients facing a financial crisis, therefore, refunds are not available. In the event the Guthrie Gallop live race is forced to cancel, all participants will automatically be transitioned to the virtual race and still receive their awesome race swag in the mail! All applicable sponsorship benefits will be honored and 100% of your generous sponsorship will benefit the Cancer Care Fund.

RACE CONTACT INFO

For questions e-mail Susan Sinay at susan.sinay@tgpride.net

Presenting Sponsor

Robert Packet Hospital Auxiliary
Robert Packet Hospital Auxiliary

 

Gold Sponsors

Hanger Clinic
Hanger Clinic

 

Guthrie Community Credit Union
Guthrie Community Credit Union

 

Global Tungsten, & Powders
Global Tungsten, & Powders

 

C&N
C&N

 

BRAC
BRAC