This is a great course, great TRAIL run!¬†Elevation is minimal, approximately 300 ft. of rolling hills throughout the loop. Trails are a mixture of dirt/blacktop, single/wide track, switching back and forth between trail surfaces to keep you from getting bored ūüôā
Approximately 3.75 miles blacktop trails(not all at one time), 9.25 miles dirt trails, Railroad 0.2 miles.
 All distances/elevation are measured by RDs Garmin watch. 

REGISTRATION:

Online Registration …….  click here

DATE: November 7, 2020

START TIME: ¬† 9:00 am… both distances

DISTANCES:
* Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
* 5 mile

LOCATION:
River Bends Park
5700 22 Mile Rd
Shelby Twp., MI 48317
** use 22 mile entrance only **

COST:
Half Marathon
$48 through March 31, 2020
$58 through September 30, 2020
$63 through November 6, 2020 – 6pm
$68 Race Day Registration (cash or check only)
5 MILE
$38 through March 31, 2020
$48 through September 30 , 2020
$53  through November 6, 2020 Р6pm
$58 Race Day Registration (cash or check only)

START/FINISH: Hickory Grove Pavilion

COURSE: 
Loop (13.1 miles) is a mixture of dirt and blacktop trails, ( single & wide track ).
There will also be a small portion of Rail Road tracks, not rails for trails REAL TRACKS. No worries about a train coming through while on the tracks, they haven’t been used in years!!! Total elevation approximately 300 ft.
5 Mile = Shortened version of Half Marathon. Total elevation approximately 120 ft.

**Sanctioned by… USA Track and Field¬†

COURSE BREAKDOWN for Half Marathon:

  • ¬†Blacktop = 3.75 miles (not all at once)
  • ¬†Dirt Trails = 9.25 miles
  • ¬†Railroad Tracks = 0.2 miles

PARK FEE: Free

RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP:
River Bends Park @ Start/Finish area = 7:30 – 8:45 am

TIMING: Pull tag system.

  • Pin bibs in front
  • Do not pin the bottom removable bottom portion
  • Bottom will be given to volunteer @ finish
  • Bottom portion will be pinned to result board with finish time

AWARDS: Top 3 finishers male/female for each distance.

AID STATIONS:
Half Marathon
1) Aid Station = 3.3 mile: Water, Gatorade, EGel, Pickles and Fruit.
2) Aid Station = TBD: Water only
3) Aid Station = 8.0 mile: Water, Gatorade, EGel, Pickles and Fruit. 

5 Mile = 2.1 and 4.5 mile : Water only

 

WHAT YOU GET:  

*Shirt – Long sleeve Tech shirt
*Finishers Medal
*Post Food= Yates Cider and Donuts
*Well marked course

 

Course Map: 

Click on link to download Half Marathon map –¬†click here

Click on link to download 5 mile map –¬†click here

 

Pictures:

 

 

 

 

2019 Results:
Marathon – click here
Half Marathon – click here

2018 Results:
Marathon – click here
Half Marathon – click here

NOTE: 2017 race was a 10 mile loop = 50k, 20 mile, 10 mile in June. Race was moved to November and due to less daylight was changed to a  Marathon and Half Marathon.

2017 50K Results
2017 20 mile Results
2017 10 mile Results

 

 

 

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