By Admin, BuyLocalBG.com, BuyLocalBg@gmail.com/
Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 3:00 PM CST
The 13.1 course starts at the Bowling Green Ball Park and runs through historic downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky and the beautiful WKU campus.(Marathoners will run the course twice.) Runners will finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park. Registered participants will receive a goodie bag and tech shirt. Finishers will receive a finisher’s medal and finish area refreshments.
New this year is a race walking category for the half marathon and a relay for the marathon! There will be a 6 hour time limit on the race.
Event categories include half marathon (run), half marathon (race walk), marathon (run), relay marathon and push rim marathon.
Expo/pasta dinner and packet pick-up will be held at the SkyDome inside the National Corvette Museum on Saturday, November 2 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. The National Corvette Museum is located off Exit 28 on I-65. Race day packet pick-up will be from 6:00-6:45 a.m. at the Bowling Green Ball Park (site of start and finish). No race day registrations.
Overall awards to bg26.2 male/female winner, masters male/female, grandmasters male/female and push rim wheelchair division. Awards also given for 1st thru 3rd age group winners. Half marathon awards to overall male and female and 1st place in age group. Age groups are 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70 & over. Awards for race walk half marathon will be given to overall male/female and masters male/female. Age group awards to 1st and 2nd place in age groups by decades.
All proceeds will go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in memory of Susan B. Riherd, sister of TRAX partner Lilly Wheet, who died from MS at the age of 48.