Hi, there is a new 1/2 Marathon September 29th in Bloomington/Normal IL called We Care 1/2 Marathon https://www.facebook.com/WeCareTwinCitiesHalfMarathon to sign up http://itsracetime.com/
We Care Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile race in the Twin Cities, Bloomington/Normal, Illinois, on September 29th, 2012. , benefitting Ecology Action Center
The race will start at 7:00 am at Eastview Christian Church, 1500N. Airport Road, Normal, Illinois.
5k, 10k (possible), 1/2 marathon, kids run.
The 5k will be on Friday, September 28th. (time TBA)
The 1/2 marathon, 10k (possible) and kids run will be on Saturday, September 29th.
The race will be run over city streets and Constitution Trail (paved).
We care about the twin cities, and our environment.
To that end, any race profits will be donated to Ecology Action Center.
Runners also have the option to fundraise for (mostly) local charities through online donations. If you know of a non-profit organization that may wish to be included in the list of available organizations, please have them contact the Race Director, Dan Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We care about our runners.
We want you to succeed. If you have never run a half marathon before, this is a good one for you. The course is relatively flat. The weather is generally good the end of September. We will have links to beginner training schedules to help you out.
We also will have 'Barnabas runners'. Barnabas was known as The Great Encourager. We will have Barnabus runners the last few miles if you just need someone to help you finish. Someone to keep you going. We are all about helping you finish!
All race participants will receive t-shirts. 10k and 1/2 marathon shirts will be technical shirts. There will be finisher medals for the 1/2 marathon as well as age group winners and awards for all races.
Food will be provided after all races.
There will be an expo and race packet pickup at Eastview Christian Church on Friday night. The expo will include vendors as well as the charitable organizaions involved in the fundraising.
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