Date: Sunday, November 20, 2016
Time: Marathon - 7:30 am; 30K - 7:30 am; 1/2 M - 8:00 am; 5K - 8:30 am
Location: Alafia River State Park 14326 South County Road 39, Lithia, Florida 33547, Phone: 813-672-5320
T-Shirts: Long-sleeved T-shirts (might be switched with a tech shirt) and race packs are only guaranteed for pre-registered runners. Pick up T-shirts and race packets on race day. (Please note that the price increase for the 5K is to accommodate the long-sleeved t-shirt)
Course Map: Click here to see the X-Country Marathon Course Map & Water Stop Chart (pdf) - The Half-Marathon and the Marathon are run on the same course. The Marathon swings past the registration/start area and does another loop. Map as a jpg - Water Stop Chart as a jpg
Awards: Top 20 Males and Top 20 Females in 5K will receive a Medal and ALL finishers in the Half Marathon, 30K, and Marathon will receive a a medal!
Post-Race Party: Lot's of food, music and fun. Come race with us!
Volunteers: We need lot's of volunteers for this race. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org early and you can bring a partner and race for free. We have a volunteer/run free program at TampaRaces.com. You can save a free race comp for yourself at one of our other comparable races, or a friend can run this race for free. We put the volunteer to work at one of the water stops out on the course. It's actually quite a bit of fun and the runners really appreciate it. This is a double-loop marathon course, and the volunteer will see everyone 2-4 times at the water stops.
Once you commit, we really count on the volunteer to staff the water stop. I need everyone there at the beginning of registration (6:30 a.m.) to help us get through that first. The park opens at 6:30 a.m. and there will be a line at the gate. The volunteer will be stationed with someone else and we shuttle them out to water stops as the race starts, and back near the end. We have essential supplies at the stops (water, t.p., sunscreen, etc.). It would be great if you had a cell phone and a chair is nice until the runners start coming.
Please note: The Marathon course (and 1/2 marathon) will only be monitored for 6 1/2 hours. Only attempt the full Marathon if you think you can complete the race in that time.
If you have any questions, please send an email to: jim@TampaRaces.com
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