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RICHLAND RUN FEST - HALF MARATHON

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RICHLAND RUNFEST HALF MARATHON

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DISTANCES:

  • Half Marathon

DATE:

  • Saturday,  February 29, 2020

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

TITLE SPONSOR:

SILVER SPONSORS:

TIMES:

  • The half marathon will start at 9 am.
  • The race course closes at 12:30 PM.
  • There will be an early start for walkers of the half marathon at 8 am.  Please contact the race director if you would like this option.  You will not be eligible for age group awards.

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 26, at 8 PM.
  • The cut off for shirts will be SUNDAY FEBRUARY 16 at 5 PM. Any registration after that date/time will NOT receive a race shirt with their registration- so PLEASE get registered early.  And the shirts are going to be a different design but same style (light weight hoodie pullover that is soft) as last year as everyone seemed to really love them!
  • The race will have a maximum of 250 runners allowed to ensure that everyone has a first rate experience.  **Last year the race sold out on January 29th!**
  • 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 $75
  • THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR DEFERRALS.

FEES FOR THE RACE:

  • The Half Marathon entry fee is $50 until 10/31/2019,  $60 from 11/1/2019 to 1/31/2020, $70 from 2/1/2020 to 2/26/2020, and $75 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 (until the shirt deadline of February 16th, then the shirt will not be included).
  • New this year:  for every participant that signs up we will be donating $5 to a charity:  Rescue Freedom.  For more information please check out this website:  www.rescuefreedom.org
  • If you are a current 3RRR club member, your entry fee is $3 less until 2/26/2019 at which time you will pay the full price if you register at packet pick up or race day.
  • SIGN UP EARLY TO SAVE!! and remember there is a 250 runner limit.  ** WE SOLD OUT LAST YEAR ON JANUARY 29th**
  • 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 get the email 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 ONLY, credit will NOT be accepted, thanks!)
  • There are NO refunds or deferrals to next years race.

WHERE TO STAY IF YOU ARE FROM OUT OF TOWN:

  • Red Lion Hotel Richland Hanford House.  They will be hosting packet pick up on race day morning and are just next to the start and finish area
  • 802 George Washington Way in Richland
  • Call 509-946-7611 and let them know you would like the Richland Run Fest rate which is $106/night.  Code is RICH0228.
  • Click here for online booking.

PACKET PICKUP:

  • Friday, February 28, 2020 from 4-6:30pm at TBD.
  • Saturday, February 29, 2020 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 will be different than last year.
  • 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

VIDEO OF THE HALF MARATHON COURSE

RUNNING GROUP AND TRAINING PLAN

  • Larry is once again leading the running group and training plan for those that are interested.  We will start the week of October 6th and the first Saturday morning run will be October 12th at 6:45am.
  • The training plan is geared toward first time half marathon runners, but all levels are welcome at the Saturday morning runs.
  • 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. The Weekly column is just the total milage you will run if you do the 4 scheduled runs during the week.
  • 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 me-the race director).

 

AWARDS

  • OVERALL top three female finishers
  • OVERALL top three male finishers
  • Age Group Awards to the top three female finishers and top three male finishers in each age group.
  • 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+).
  • All AGE GROUP awards will be given out at the awards table located near the finish line where you can check your results and pick up your award.
  • There will be an awards ceremony for each race for the top 3 overall finishers in 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/Table to check and see if you won an award and pick it up.

FINISH LINE FUN

  • There will be a food and drinks.
  • One of our incredible sponsors Powell Real Estate Group will be supplying chocolate milk again for recovery.
  • Traveler Mobile Espresso will be at the finish line for all sorts of hot drinks for sale!  Click on the logo for their Facebook page.

PHOTOS

  • Foto Rudy will be at race day taking your photos.  Chris is volunteering his time to try and capture everyone for race day.  Please remember he is only one person, but will do his best to catch you all in action.
  • Within a week of race day, Chris will post all the photos he obtained on race day on his website:  https://www.fotoruby.com.  They will be in an album and available for you to look through and download any photos you may want FOR FREE.
  • Make sure you thank Chris for being so awesome and making photos available to all the runners for free by considering him if you need portrait, wedding or senior pictures.
  • Chris did the photos last year and they were amazing!

RACE RESULTS:

  • All race results will be posted on line shortly after the race at www.atltiming.com

VOLUNTEERING:

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

OUR CHARITY

  • Their mission statement:  We exist to empower the rescue and restoration of those in sexual slavery and to prevent exploitation.
  • For every race entry we will be donating $5 (so if we sell out that is $1250 for the half marathon and if we sell out all races that is $3250!!)
  • Depending on how many sponsors we can get for the race we will also be donating additional monies.  If you know an organization that would like to sponsor please contact the race director (see below for information).

 

 

 

 

Any other questions, please email the race director, Amanda Lang, at amandalang8080@gmail.com or text 231-903-9080.  Please remember the race director is a volunteer and works a full time job that does not allow checking of phone or Facebook while at work.  Please be patient, I promise to get back to you, it just may take a day (or two in a really busy week).

 

Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 12:30 pm

Date: February 29, 2020

Address:
Howard Amon Park Fingernail
30 Lee Blvd
Richland, WA
99352
USA
Map and Directions

Registration Details

FIRST TIME?

Please let us know if this is your first half marathon.

Shirt Order Half Marathon RRF

Please pick your shirt size.

Personal Information

Emergency Contact

Waiver Details

In consideration of your acceptance of this race entry, I for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, forever release and discharge any and all rights, demands, claims for damages and causes of suit or action known or unknown that I may have against the 3 Rivers Road Runners, the City of Richland, the City of Kennewick, and Benton County and any and all participating race sponsors and directors, officers, employees and agents of such parties, for any and all injuries in any manner arising or resulting from my participation in said race. I attest and verify that I have full knowledge of the risks involved in the race, that I assume those risks, that I will assume and pay my own medical and emergency expenses in the event of an accident, illness or other capacity, regardless of whether I have authorized such expenses, and that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in this race. All confirmed orders are final once payment is submitted. 3 Rivers Road Runners does not issue refunds.

Waiver Initials

Initials of athlete over 18 years of age or parent/legal guardian of minor under 18 years of age or legal guardian of incapacitated and/or mentally challenged person.

Event Roster

NameRegistration Date
90 people registered
Daniel KichlineOct 1, 2019
Brianna YoungOct 1, 2019
Tracy RichardsonOct 1, 2019
Sandra GirnusOct 1, 2019
April MartinOct 1, 2019
John YoungOct 1, 2019
Benjamin bechenOct 1, 2019
Patricia JarrettOct 1, 2019
Holly BoyceOct 1, 2019
Elsie PuigOct 1, 2019
Matt TollacksonOct 4, 2019
Peter TollacksonOct 4, 2019
Eric GreagerOct 4, 2019
Jasmine WooOct 4, 2019
Chris BushOct 4, 2019
Shawna EdingerOct 5, 2019
Wendy FogelsonOct 6, 2019
April FoleyOct 10, 2019
Sarah HsuOct 10, 2019
Cordean DennyOct 11, 2019
Mandy BedellOct 14, 2019
Ed BedellOct 15, 2019
Mary SchmickOct 20, 2019
Marissa CooperOct 20, 2019
Kelly StrattonOct 26, 2019
Randy HansenOct 26, 2019
Maressa ShepardOct 27, 2019
Brian PendletonOct 27, 2019
Sarah RapozaOct 28, 2019
Stephanie CoriaOct 28, 2019
Danielle MorrowOct 28, 2019
Albert HairOct 29, 2019
Larry KurzOct 30, 2019
Sharon KurzOct 30, 2019
Diana ThomeOct 30, 2019
Stuart McKenzieOct 30, 2019
Emily AndersonOct 30, 2019
Claudia MendezOct 30, 2019
Leilany GarciaOct 30, 2019
Susan SheetsOct 31, 2019
Monique EbbersonOct 31, 2019
Esinath KwendaOct 31, 2019
Anne FarawilaOct 31, 2019
Todd EricksonOct 31, 2019
Julie WilsonOct 31, 2019
Nikki TuckerOct 31, 2019
Josh TuckerOct 31, 2019
Darren CarstensOct 31, 2019
Tecla KoechOct 31, 2019
Kathryn BurtOct 31, 2019
cathy gertschOct 31, 2019
juan sandovalOct 31, 2019
Jim HoffmanOct 31, 2019
Charlie DollOct 31, 2019
Garth ReedOct 31, 2019
Rebecca ValdovinosOct 31, 2019
Jesse ValdovinosOct 31, 2019
Jason HeinemanOct 31, 2019
Florette SimeOct 31, 2019
David HutsonOct 31, 2019
Kristi GerisOct 31, 2019
Gregory PayneOct 31, 2019
Kris PayneOct 31, 2019
Heather FerrittoOct 31, 2019
Mayra DeLeonOct 31, 2019
Myriah HanesOct 31, 2019
Guillermo DeLeonOct 31, 2019
David HanesOct 31, 2019
Alma TrevinoOct 31, 2019
Stefany InsleeNov 1, 2019
Chuck InsleeNov 1, 2019
Carly GervaisNov 1, 2019
Stephanie DollNov 1, 2019
Sandra HansesNov 2, 2019
Jennifer MillesonNov 3, 2019
Jessica LayNov 3, 2019
Pat O\'ConnellNov 4, 2019
CJ DeanNov 4, 2019
Carly AllredNov 4, 2019
Zhaoxin YuNov 5, 2019
Kathleen MierzwaNov 5, 2019
Yinyin YeNov 5, 2019
Chaozhe HeNov 5, 2019
Austin AndersonNov 6, 2019
Connor AndersonNov 6, 2019
xianhui zhangNov 7, 2019
Jose SuarezNov 7, 2019
Mayda SuarezNov 7, 2019
Bonnie BensonNov 9, 2019
A ChittendenNov 10, 2019