Run The Bends Marathon
This is a great course for your first trail run! Elevation is minimal, approximately 400-500 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 🙂
Online Registration click here
DATE: November 3, 2018
TIME: 8:30 am
*Marathon (26.2 miles)
*Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
River Bends Park
5700 22 Mile Rd
Shelby Twp., MI 48317
** use 22 mile entrance **
$48 through February 28 , 2018
$53 through September 30, 2018
$68 through November 2 , 2018 – 2pm
$70 Race Day Registration (cash or check only)
$68 through February 28 , 2018
$73 through September 30 , 2018
$88 through November 2 , 2018 – 2pm
$90 Race Day Registration (cash or check only)
START/FINISH: Hickory Grove Pavilion
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!!!
Full Marathon = 2 loops
Half Marathon = 1 loop
CUTOFF: Marathon and Half Marathon have a 7 Hour time Limit.
* Marathon must start second loop by… 12:00pm
Course Map: 13.1 mile loop… Marathon will do two loops.
Click on link to download map – 2018 map
PARK FEE: Free
RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP:
River Bends Park @ Start/Finish area = 7:00 – 8:15 am
TIMING: Pull tag system.
- Pin bibs in front
- Do not pin the bottom removable bottom portion
- Bottom will be given to volunteer @ finish
AWARDS: Top 3 finishers male/female for each distance.
AID STATIONS: Per Loop
*2 stations = Water, Gatorade, EGEL and Fruit.
*1 station = unmanned, water only
DROP BAGS: At start/finish area.
*parking lot 100 ft from start/finish , so you will have access to your car!!
WHAT YOU GET:
*Gender Specific Long Sleeve Performance Shirt
*Well marked course