Award Information

Handcrafted Stoneware Pottery by Nancy Niefield (see below) will be awarded to the Stockade-athon Men's Champion, Women's Champion and Age-Graded Champion.

Handcrafted Pottery will be awarded to the first male & female runner in 5-year age-groups beginning with ages 15-19 through 75-79. Additional awards for higher age-groups will depend on participation.? To be eligible for an award, you must complete the course in 2 hours or less.

Pottery will be awarded to male and female open and master?s winners of the Clydesdale Division. Men 200 LBS Plus and Women 140 LBS Plus.

Awards will also be given to second and third place in each of the aforementioned divisions.

The Award Ceremony will be held at 11:30 am at the GE Theater (Proctors) one block south of the race finish area. Please make arrangements to attend the award ceremony if you win an award. Handcrafted Pottery will not be mailed.

Raffle prizes will be awarded at random to those in attendance at the award ceremony.

Nancy Niefield
Nancy Niefield started "throwing" on the potter's wheel in 1968 when she was studying art education at Douglass College (Rutgers University, New Jersey). She received a master's degree in studio art from University of Minnesota. She has taught art and pottery to every age group. She teaches Ceramics at Union College in Schenectady, New York. In 1988 she opened TWO SPRUCE POTTERY, her studio and sales gallery in Schenectady, New York.

FREE ENTRY - Meet the 15K standard within the past 2 years.
Note: To receive a free entry and seeded BIB # you must contact the Elite Athlete Coordinator and provide your qualifying race and other pertinent information. Free entry deadline is the first Tuesday in November, Election Day by 5 pm.

E-mail: Karen Bertasso

Division Men Women
Open 51:00 57:30
40-44 53:30 59:30
45-49 56:00 61:30
50-54 58:00 65:00
55-59 60:30 69:30
60-64 63:00 74:30
65-69 66:00 79:30
70-74 70:00 85:00
75-79 75:00 92:30

CASH AWARDS - presented by Fleet Feet Sports
$4600 Open Division Top 5 men & women
$1300 Master's Division Top 3 men & women
$1700 Age-Graded Division Top 4 men & women

Athletes must have a valid USATF membership for year the current year to be eligible for Open and Master's cash awards. Masters athletes can double dip.
Additional cash awards in age-graded and team divisions - See details of distribution

Note: Team Prize $$$
Teams: $1500 in prize money - $150 to each winning team in six divisions / $100 to each runner-up team in six divisions
It is suggested that teams competing for $$$ not include athletes with remaining scholastic eligibility (high school or college) due to possible NYSPHSAA and NCAA eligibility concerns.

Visit for team roster and rules.


USATF Rules prohibit using headphones or any communication devices during competition. Competitive athletes are responsible for learning the route and staying on the course, wearing a chip and crossing timing mats at various locations on the course. Athlete?s BIB numbers and chips are non-transferable. In addition, competitive athletes are prohibited from being paced by a faster runner, partner or coach. Violation of any of these rules will result in disqualification and forfeit of award.

Athletes who participate in this competition may be subject to formal drug testing in accordance with USATF and IAAF rules, in accordance with USOC, USADA, or IAAF procedures. Athletes found, after a disciplinary hearing, to be positive for prohibited substances, as defined by the WADA Code and/or IAAF, or who refuse to be tested, will be disqualified from this event and may lose eligibility for future competitions. Any prize money payable to an athlete who has tested positive shall be withheld until the final disposition of all disciplinary proceedings. BEWARE: Some prescriptions, over the counter medications, and nutritional supplements may contain prohibited substances. Information regarding drugs and drug testing may be obtained by calling the USADA Reference Hotline at 1-800-233-0393, or