More info about Leprechaun Marathon Half-Marathon, 10 mile, 10k, 5k, 1 mile
Millerslyvania State Park
12245 Tilley Road S.
About This Event:
Come celebrate spring in this 5th annual event. New this year is a full marathon (26.2 miles)which is certfied and a Boston marathon qualifer!!! Choose from a Half-marathon, 10 miles, 10K (6.2 Miles), 5K (3.1 Miles) or a 1 Mile Fun Run. Enjoy lots of post-race food and quality awards. Course is great for beginners or veterans.
The Half-marathon, 10 miles and 10K are out and back with some rolling hills but nothing big. Aide stations every 1 1/2 miles with water, gatorade and Power Gel Packets. The 5k is out and back all flat with one small hill at the turnaround. (Aide Station) The 1 mile is all flat inside the park on a paved trail. All miles are marked and the courses are accurate. Course is perfect for beginners or veterans.
Overall winners of all races will receive special awards and be bumped from age groups. First place in division in the Half will receive trophies. 2nd and 3rd place will receive special 2009 neck medals. Top 3 in 5 year divisions in all other races will also receive neck medals. NOTE: If you don't receive an age group medal, you will receive a 2009 finisher medal. No one goes home without an award.
0-5, 6-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 up.
T-shirts & Extra Garments
All entrants will receive a designer leprechaun short sleeve t-shirt. You can also order an extra short sleeve or longsleeve shirt. Tank Tops and Sweatshirts are also available. Sizes are small, medium large and extra large. All Garments are 100 percent cotton.
From I-5 north or south take EXIT 95 and head east through Maytown. Follow to Tilley Road S. and turn left. Go to State Park entrance and turn left. Follow past campgrounds to Kitchen #3 start/finish area.
Post-race Food & Hot Showers
After the race enjoy lots of postrace food such as hot chili or soup, ham, turkey or roast beef sandwiches. There will also be lots cookies, donuts and other goodies. Bottled water will also be available along with Hot cider, coffee and plenty of soda to drink. HOT SHOWERS: Are available in the campgrounds bring a couple of quarters and a towel.
Packet PIckup & Results
Packet pickup starts at 9:30 a.m. at the start/finish area. Results will be available after the race is finished and be posted at www.ontherun.com and www.nwrunner.com. ontherunevents.com/leprechaunmarathon/
Edited by: KETTLEBELLJUNKY at: 2/23/2009 (18:40)
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