Clamshell Series Description
Clamshell Series was introduced new in 2016. All who
participated in 5 or more Clamshell races received an embroidered
WTAC hat at the end of year party. Similar to some
other local race clubs, we are putting together and tracking WTAC
members' times at preselected races. This is intended to
encourage WTAC members to put on their WTAC singlet or shirt or
come run and have fun at local RI races with their fellow teammates.
2017 Clamshell Race Schedule
Open to current WTAC members only.
Any club dues must be paid up-to-date for the current year.
(If you're not a member or not current on dues, just click
on the "Membership" tab above.)
One race in
series every month for a total of 11. Members must run a
minimum of 5 races to be eligible for any end-of-year standings
All distances in each race count for
participation, but only the longest distance
counts for standings. (Example:
Clamdigger has both a 5K and 5-Mile option. WTAC members
running the 5K will receive credit for one of the 5 races needed
for end-of-year awards, but only the 5-Mile runners will be
counted in standings.) The only exception is for Ocean's
Run; both the half and full marathons will count towards
We will recognize any awards and achievements at our December
party. (Thus there's no race in the series for
Scoring points will apply to both overall and age groups
(10-year increments, male and female):
1-point bonus for running the Bottone Track Mile (participation
1-point bonus for running 5 or more
of the Tom McCoy Fun Run Series 5K races (participation and
1-point bonus for wearing WTAC uniform at any of four paid WTAC
races (Clamdigger, Wahaneeta, Pumpkins, Rhody).
5-point bonus for running the full
WTAC Fall Trail Race Series (standings only).