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 🙂
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.
Online Registration ……. click here
DATE: November 7, 2020
START TIME: 9:00 am… both distances
* Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
* 5 mile
River Bends Park
5700 22 Mile Rd
Shelby Twp., MI 48317
** use 22 mile entrance only **
$48 through March 31, 2020
$58 through September 30, 2020
$63 through November 6, 2020 – 6pm
$68 Race Day Registration (cash or check only)
$38 through March 31, 2020
$48 through September 30 , 2020
$53 through November 6, 2020 – 6pm
$58 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!!! 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.
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
*Post Food= Yates Cider and Donuts
*Well marked course
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.