As runners cross the finish line of the 5 mile race, we will be giving each of them one $5 “Farm Bucks” bill. These Farm Bucks can be used like 5 real dollars (on race day) at the Muscoot Farmers Market right near the finish area of the race. Our intent is to encourage runners to check the farmer’s produce and products, all from farms within 150 miles of Muscoot.
If you spend the $5 Farm Bucks, the farmer will give them to us at the end of the market and we will exchange them $5 in cash (with Lincoln in the portrait rather than Raspberry the cow). If you happen to buy more than $5 worth at the market, that is wonderful. If you want to keep the Farm Bucks as a souvenir that is OK too but the farmers will only accept them on race day. We hope you find something you like at the farmer’s market and return other Sundays from May – October when they come to Muscoot.
[7/20/11 EDIT – in 2011 the kids race finishers will each get $2 in Farm Bucks of their very own as they cross the finish line!]
See you at the Farm!