Red Nose Half Marathon Saturday Jan 9, 2016 Race starts at 8am
Packet Pick up Friday, Jan 8 at Big Dog Running Co, 1104 Broadway from 12 noon until 8 pm.
Packet pick up Saturday, Jan 9 in median in front of Big Dog Running Co, 1104 Broadway from 630 am til 745 am – CLOSES SHARPLY at 745 am!
Instructions at 750 am, National Anthem will be sung at 755 am, race starts at 8am
Yes we ordered extra shirts – they are ona 1st come 1st served basis – if you did not pay for a shirt a shirt was not reserved for you. Cost of shirt is $25. Long Sleeve Red Technical shirt.
The course had to be changed due to safety concerns on the Riverwalk from the flooding we experienced. Our city worked hard to clean it to have it ready for race time BUT safety is most important. We have published the course on Columbus Roadrunners & Big Dog Running facebook sites. Due to the changes please make sure you adhere to volunteers instructions. There are points on the course that you will be passing other runners going opposite directions.
Bikers will lead the way. We will have a couple in the middle of the course & one as sweeper at the end.
Bathrooms on course: Rotary Park & 14th St Bridge
Bathrooms at start of race:
10 port-a-potties will be located on Broadway – North of Big Dog Running in the median near the gazebo. Big Dog Running has two bathrooms, Iron Bank Coffee has two bathrooms. Ride On Bikes has a bathroom & Ride On will open at 7 am.
There are 4 locations for water stops – 3 you will pass twice – approximate mileage – water stops will have water & lemon-lime Powerade – there will be limited nutrition at 7.25 stop in teh form of GU, Beans & sliced oranges
1) 2 miles
4) 7.25 – limited nutrition
The first 1000 will receive a medal – your BIB must be on the FRONT for you to receive a medal. If we have over 1000 runners & you do not receive a medal – you will have the option to pay $10 & have one shipped to you – it must be paid by Monday Jan 11 by check payable to Columbus Roadrunners, cash, or Credit Card. It is your responsiblity to make sure we get your name & address.
There will be 4 timing mats to cross on the course located at the following approximate mile marker: Start, 4.5 miles, 10.5 miles & Finish. It will be chip start & chip timed.
The are Pacers for this course they will be wearing bright yellow shirts & will be lined up by time by 745 am on Broadway.
Awards will be at the stage in the median in front of Big Dog Running Co at 11am.
Course closes at 1130 am.
Medical will be located at the Start & Finishof the race & at Rotary Park.
Bottled water will be just after you receive your medal. Snacks will be in the median. Extra coolers will be with snacks to refill your water bottles.
Most of the volunteers will be wearing a lime green shirt, lime green hoodie or a Red RWB shirt. When you see a volunteer say THANKS!
Thanks for coming to run the 10th Annual Red Nose Half Marathon! Run Happy!