Race Information

Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and 5K (3.1 miles)

Packet Pickup:
Time: Friday, March 17, 2:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living

Kids 1K:
Time: Friday, March 17, 5:30 PM 
Location: Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living
Entry fee $5.00 available Friday afternoon at packet pickup.

Race Day Packet Pickup for Pre-Registered Runners:
Time: Saturday, March 18, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:20 AM
Location: EAST SIDE of Lobo Stadium, Longview TX

Race Day Registration (late registration):
Time: Saturday, March 18, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION AFTER 7:00 AM – NO EXCEPTIONS
Location: EAST SIDE of Lobo Stadium, Longview TX

Race Start Time:
7:30 AM – both half marathon and 5K start simultaneously

Time Limit and Course Closure:
The Half Marathon course will close at 11:00 AM. That allows a time limit of 3 hours and 30 minutes to finish the half marathon. Runners/walkers must maintain a 16:00 minute per mile pace in order to achieve this time. Those taking longer than 3:30 to finish will be asked to continue on sidewalks and will be on their own as volunteers and traffic control may no longer be available.

Awards Ceremonies: 5K awards will be presented at 8:30 AM, AMTRYKE presentation and presentation of Half Marathon awards will be at 10:30 AM.

Awards:
5K: First place overall male and female, and places 1-3 in each of the following male and female categories:
0-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Half Marathon: First, second, and third place overall male and female will receive awards, first place masters male and female, first place grand masters male and female, and first place veteran male and female will receive awards.
 
In addition, awards will go to places 1-3 in each of the following male and female age groups:
16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Finisher Awards: ALL FINISHERS RECEIVE A HIGH QUALITY FINISHERS HAT IMMEDIATELY AFTER CROSSING THE FINISH LINE.

Participant t-shirts: TBD

Entry Fees:
Half Marathon:
$50.00 through 12/31/2016
$60.00 01/01/2017 - 03/11/2017
$80.00 03/12/2017 – race day

5K:
$25.00 through 12/31/2016
$30.00 01/01/2017 – 03/11/2017
$40.00 03/12/2017 – race day

Kids 1K
$5.00, sign up at packet pickup on Friday, March 17, 2017
To register online, please click on the image below.

Disclaimer:
THE RACE WILL PROCEED ON TIME RAIN OR SHINE. HOWEVER, THE RACE DIRECTOR RESERVES THE AUTHORITY TO DELAY OR, IN WORST CASES, CANCEL THE RACES IF IT IS DEEMED IN THE BEST INTEREST OF SAFETY DUE TO FACTORS BEYOND THE DIRECTOR’S CONTROL SUCH AS BUT NOT LIMITED TO LIGHTNING, TORNADOES, FLOODED ROADS, SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH, FIRES, OR CRIMINAL/TERRORIST ACTIVITY. IN SUCH CASES RACE ORGANIZERS WOULD BE UNABLE TO REFUND ENTRY FEES AS MONIES WOULD HAVE ALREADY BEEN SPENT ON RACE PREPARATION. EFFORTS WOULD BE MADE TO AFFORD PAID ENTRANTS DISCOUNTED ENTRIES IN FUTURE AREA RACES.