November 02, 2019- Saturday
Run The Bends
TYPE OF RACE
- TRAIL RACE
- Start Time : 8:30 am
- Shelby Township
- River Bends Park, 5700 22 Mile Rd.
- 13.1 Mile : TRAIL RUN
- 26.2 Mile : TRAIL RUN
- Geneva Stephens
- Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Run The Bends
DATE: November 2, 2019
START TIME: 8:30 am… both distances
Marathon (26.2 miles)
Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
LOCATION: River Bends Park, 5700 22 Mile Rd., Shelby Twp., MI 48317 (use 22 mile entrance).
This is a great course... great TRAIL RUN! Elevation is minimal, approximately 400 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 5 miles blacktop trails (not all at one time), 7 miles dirt trails. This course is not certified. All distances/elevation are measured by RDs Garmin watch. NO Boston Qualifier. This event is sanctioned by USA TRACK & FIELD.
NOTE: Park may be adding more dirt trails in 2019. If they do, we will be updating course using more dirt and less blacktop.
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!!!
Full Marathon = 2 loops… total elevation approximately 800 ft.
Half Marathon = 1 loop… total elevation approximately 400 ft.
CUTOFF: Marathon and Half Marathon have a 8 Hour time Limit.
* Marathon must start second loop by… 12:30pm (strict)
PARK ENTRY FEE: Free
RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP: River Bends Park (Hickory Grove Pavilion): 7:00 am – 8:15 am
AWARDS: Top 3 finishers male/female for each distance.
AID STATIONS: (per 13.1 mile Loop)
1. Aid Station = .80 and 2.8 mile: Water, Gatorade, EGel, Pickles and Fruit. Porta Potty
2. Aid Station = 7.0 mile: Water only
3. Aid Station = 9.0 mile: Water, Gatorade, EGel, Pickles and Fruit. Porta Potty
** Marathon will have an aid station @ Start / Finish 13.1 mile = Water, Gatorade, EGel, Pickles and Fruit.
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 Tech Shirt
Swag w/ logo = TBD
Post Food= TBD
Well marked course
Created on: 1-24-19 9:33:27