Course Information & Details

 

Half Marathon Course:  Due to spring road construction we are in the process of making a few changes to the course for 2020.  Please stay tuned.  Once our course is approved in late February we will post the changes.  Thank you for your patience.

 Relay Exchange:  Due to spring road construction we are in the process of making a few changes to the course for 2020.  Please stay tuned.  Once our course is approved in late February we will post the changes.  Thank you for your patience.

DETAILS WILL BE EMAILED TO ALL REGISTERED RELAY RUNNERS.  Relay runners are encouraged to assist with transporting one another, but we will have sign-ups for those needing transportation.  Exchange zone will include hydration, portable restrooms, volunteers to asnswer questions.  

5K runners will begin at 7:00 am.

-Start at the square, S. Broadway to 57.  Go right on Valley, Right onto Ridgeview end around to Gayer Drive back to Ridgeview via a right turn.  Turn Right onto S. Court, Right out to South and follow it to the finish line.   Mile Markers: Mile Markers will be highly visible at each mile

  • Water/Medical Aid Stations – There will be aid stations available to runners throughout the race course. Additionally, there will be an aid tent at the start and finish lines. Radio operators will be available approximately every mile if you need to alert someone that you need immediate medical assistance while on the course. Bike marshals will be on the course as well. Small aid kits will be available at each water stop as well.  Medical will also be avaialble near the 7 mile mark provided by Summa Health.
  • Carb Boom -will be distributed near the half-way point. Runners that require nutrition earlier or at different times should plan to be self-supported.  It is recommended that you try Carb Boom on a training run prior to race day.
  • Restroom Facilities –Portable restroom facilities will be available at the start/finish. 15 Restrooms will be located behind the Court House. A detailed map of restroom points along the course will be provided to all runners. (LOCATIONS: Coming soon) Indoor restrooms are located on the corner of the square NEXT TO Second Sole.  There are PLENTY of restrooms at this location.  Many choose to use Second Sole and huge lines form for their ONE restroom.  Please do NOT use Second Sole for your restroom location.  Please use the 15+ restrooms NEXT to Second Sole or Portable Restrooms BEHIND the Courthouse.  
  • Course Entertainment – We are doing our best to wrap the amazing spirit of our community around each of our runners! Stay tuned!

Water Station Locations: We will have water & Gatorade every 1.5 miles. Our locations will be based on the safety of both our runners and volunteers, a couple of stations will be a tenth of a mile off or so to make sure our volunteers are safe. Locations include miles 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6 (Carb Boom), 7.5, 9, 10.5, 12 & Finish Line. If you require more water, please plan accordingly and self-carry. We are aware of the uncertain weather we have in May. Our race is capped at 1000 runners simply for safety & hydration needs. Do NOT allow your family, friends, etc. to pace you. These non-registered runners can have a dramatic impact on the safety of our expected runners.