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RICHLAND RUN FEST - HALF MARATHON

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RICHLAND RUNFEST HALF MARATHON

THIS WEBSITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION ALL INFORMATION AT THIS TIME IS NOT CORRECT.  RACE DATE WILL BE FEBRUARY 23, 2019. ANTICIPATION OF OPENING REGISTRATION AROUND END OF SEPTEMBER.  

We plan on having our training/running group again led by Larry (one awesome guy!) starting around October again--This year will have both a half marathon group and a 10K group option.  I will keep you posted on Facebook www.facebook.com/richlandrunfest.

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DISTANCES:

  • Half Marathon

DATE:

  • Saturday,  February 23, 2019

OUR SPONSORS:  Please thank our sponsors.  You can click on their logo to visit their websites.

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TIMES:

  • The half marathon will start at 9 am.
  • The race course closes at 12:30 PM.

WHERE:

  • The start and finish for all the races will be at Howard Amon Park in Richland.  Specifically behind the Fingernail Structure in the Parking Lot that is also behind the Red Lion Hotel.  This is in the parking lot off Lee Boulevard to the left when you are heading toward the river.  Check out the course maps to see it in visual form.

FACEBOOK

  • Please like us on Facebook for updates and inspiration: www.facebook.com/richlandrunfest.
  • This year we have a running group and training plan for both the half marathon and then 10K.  See Facebook for details or see below in the running group and training plan section.

REGISTRATION:

  • Online registration ends on Wednesday, February 20, at 8 PM.
  • The cut off for shirts will be MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 at 5 PM. Any registration after that date/time will NOT be able to order a race shirt so PLEASE get registered early.
  • The race will have a maximum of 250 runners allowed to insure that everyone has a first rate experience.
  • There will be race registration allowed at packet pickup on Friday evening and also the morning of the race at the Red Lion from 7:30-8:30 am, IF THE RACE HAS NOT SOLD OUT.  On site registration is cash or check only and will be $70
  • THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR DEFERRALS.

FEES FOR THE RACE:

  • The Half Marathon entry fee is $40 until 12/31/2018,  $55 from 1/1/2019 to 1/31/2019, $65 from 2/1/2019 to 2/20/2019, and  $70 for packet pickup and race day registration if there any spots are remaining.
  • The entry fee for the Half Marathon includes your shirt and medal.
  • If you are a current 3RRR club member, your entry fee is $3 less until 1/31/2018 at which time you will pay the full price.
  • SIGN UP EARLY TO SAVE!! and remember there is a 250 runner limit.
  • Please pay online with a Visa, Master Card, or Discover (sorry no American Express). Your registration is not complete until your credit card information has been entered and that is the last thing you do when registering.  You will get a confirmation email after you register, if you don't you are not registered.  (If you miss the online deadline and want to register at packet pick up on Friday or Race Day Morning then you will need to bring cash or check, credit will not be accepted, thanks!)

WHERE TO STAY IF YOU ARE FROM OUT OF TOWN:

  • The Red Lion (802 George Washington Way in Richland) is offering race participants a room rate of $99.00 (for up to 4 people).
  • You need to call 1-800 REDLION (733-5466) and identify yourself at part of the Richland Run Fest Block of Rooms.
  • You must call and make a reseravation before 1/24/2018 to get this price on the rooms.

PACKET PICKUP:

  • Friday, February 22, 2018 from 4-6:30pm at TBD (to be determined).  Come pick up your packet and avoid race morning rush and thank one of our sponsors.
  • Saturday, February 23, 2018 on race morning from 7:30-8:30am at the Red Lion (802 George Washington Way in Richland).

THE HALF MARATHON SET UP

  • Timing will by by chip.  There will be mats for timing at the start, halfway and finish.
  • Every Finisher will receive a finisher medal--they are going to be different than last year.  They are looking to be awesome, I will put up a photo once I have a final winner.
  • There will be aid stations about every 2 miles (see course map) with gatorade, water, and gels at the the 3rd aid station (which is also the 4th aid station).  Gels are just before mile 6 and mile 8.
  • Half Marathon Map
  • On the map, click on each item to get an explanation of where that spot is on the race course.
  • On the map the lines for the routes are different colors to differentiate which way the course is run, click on the parts of the route to get an explanation of the route also.
  • We are now part of the Washington Half Marathon Series.  Click on their logo for more information.

RUNNING GROUP AND TRAINING PLAN

  • Larry is once again leading the running group and training plan for those that are interested.
  • The training plan is geared toward first time half marathon runners.
  • The running group will be meeting on Saturday mornings at 6:45am at the Roasters on George Washington Way in Richland.  We ask that you park down in Howard Amon parking to not overwhelm Roasters parking lot.  All levels are welcome, we will be running the distance that is listed on the training plan.  Experienced runners are encouraged to attend to help mentor those who are new to our beloved sport.
  • The Saturday runs will be posted on the Facebook page as an event usually on the Monday before each Saturday.
  • The training plan is posted on the Facebook page as well.
  • Remember that everyone is responsible for their own health and that they have checked with their doctor prior to participating.
  • If you are not a part of Facebook please just show up to a Saturday morning run and we will get you all the details you need (or contact the me-the race director).

AWARDS

  • OVERALL top three female finishers in each race (half marathon, 10K and 5K)
  • OVERALL top three male finishers in each race (half marathon, 10K and 5K)
  • Age Group Awards to the top three female finishers and top three male finishers in each age group in each race.
  • There will be 5 year age groups (14 and under; 15-19; 20-24, 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+).
  • There will be an awards tent located near the finish line where you can check your results.
  • There will be an awards ceremony for each race, more information to follow as we get closer to the race.
  • Awards will not be mailed so please stop by the Awards Tent to check and see if you won an award

FINISH LINE FUN

  • There will be a food and drinks.  More details as we get closer to race day.
  • One of our incredible sponsors Powell Real Estate Group will be supplying chocolate milk again for recovery.

RACE RESULTS:

VOLUNTEERING:

  • PLEASE consider having your friends or family members volunteer for the race.  The Volunteers may your race experience that much better.
  • If you know of anyone interested in volunteering, please have them contact Amanda Lang at amandalang8080@gmail.com.

Any other questions, please email the race director, Amanda Lang, at amandalang8080@gmail.com or text 231-903-9080.

 

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You will be able to register starting September 24, 2018