Run The Bends

 

COVID-19 UPDATE:
We are monitoring the current Covid -19 situation. The safety of our participants and volunteers is our top priority! We will be adhering to the state and local guidelines, along with our local Parks and Liability Insurance guidelines. If we can’t hold an “in-person” event, all events will become Virtual. **No refunds or deferrals**

Race is capped at 100 participants per distance

This is a great course, great TRAIL run! Elevation is minimal. Course is mostly DIRT, with 2 short sections of blacktop.
All distances/elevation are measured by RDs Garmin watch.

REGISTRATION:

Online Registration …….  click here

DATE: November 7, 2020

START TIMES:
10 mile = 8:30 am
5 mile = 9:00 am
-Race stops at 12:00pm sharp
-10 mile cut off for 2nd loop= must start by 10:15am, strict 

** we may need to switch to an open start.

DISTANCES:
5 mile
10 mile (2 loops)

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

5 MILE
$38 through March 31, 2020
$48 through September 30 , 2020
$53  through November 5, 2020 – 3pm

10 MILE
$ 58 through November 5, 2020 – 3pm

START/FINISH: Hickory Grove Pavilion

COURSE: 
 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!!! Minimal elevation 🙂

**Sanctioned by… USA Track and Field 

PARK FEE: Free

RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP ONLY:
River Bends Park @ Start/Finish area 
10 mile – 7:30am – 8:20am
5 mile – 8:00am – 8:50am

TIMING: Manual timing
Since we are manually writing times as you finish, we need to see your bib #. Your time will not stop until we have a bib #

AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, 3rd placement for 5 mile and 10 mile will be awarded. We will mail your award to you 🙂

AID STATIONS:
No Aid station on course
10 mile.. will have an aid station at start/finish area before second loop. (water, gatorade and gel)
**please bring personal water bottle if you need water during the race. There will be water and snacks at the end.

WHAT YOU GET:
*Shirt – gender specific long sleeve tech shirt
*Face Buff
*Finishers Medal
*Well marked course

**2020 women’s shirt shown below**

 

 

Course Map: 

Click on link to download 5 mile map – click here

 

 

Pictures:

 

 

 

 

2020 Results:

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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