Lovelace Rio Grande Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Half Marathon, 5K

Event Date

Sun, Aug 10, 2014


Albuquerque, NM

About This Activity

This course promises to be fast and flat. It is sanctioned and certified by USA Track & Field (USATF) to ensure the accuracy of the course distance and will serve as the New Mexico Half Marathon State Championship. COURSE MAP

Early Registration: Early Registrants who register on or before June 30th will receive a technical shirt. Technical shirts come in Men sizes only and range from XS through XXL. Technical shirts are NOT available in youth sizes.

Regular Registration: Regular Registrants (July 1st through August 7th) will receive a cotton blend shirt. Registrants at packet pick-up and race day (August 8 - 10th) will NOT be guaranteed a shirt. registration closes Thursday, August 7th at midnight Pacific time. Registration after that date can be done during packet pick-up or on race day until 6am.

Packet Pick-Up: Friday, August 8th from 11:00am - 6:00pm and Saturday, August 9th from 11:00am - 5:00pm at Bosque Running Shop located at COORS & MONTANO 6001 Winterhaven Dr NW Suite I Albuquerque, NM 87120. Race Day Packet Pick-up at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Sunday, August 10th from 5:00am - 6:00am.

Free Kids K: All Kids K participants will run for free. (A $5 charge will apply to only those wishing to receive a race t-shirt. Call 505-503-8076 to reserve a t-shirt. Kid sizes are Youth medium and large.) If you don't want a t-shirt, no need to register. Just show up and a bib number will be distributed to your little athlete.

Awards Ceremony: There will be an awards table where medals will be distributed for all age group awards. The ceremony will award the overall top three women and men in the half marathon and 5K run.  There will also be a lucky draw where random bib numbers are drawn for various prizes.

Awards: Top 3 overall males /female and top 3 in each age division male/female (14 & under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+).  All half-marathon participants will also receive finishers medals.

A Great Cause: A portion of the proceeds will benefit Special Olympics New Mexico, which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with mental challenges (intellectual disabilities), giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Hotel Discount: Hotel Cascada is offering a $99 room rate for race participants (August 8th-10th) book online HERE or call (855-978-7226) and ask for Lovelace Marathon rates when booking your room.

Event details and schedule

5:00 am - 6:00 am - Race Day Registration

6:30 am - Half Marathon Start

7:00 am - 5K Run & Walk Start

8:00 am - 5K Run Overall Awards

8:30 am - Half Marathon Overall Awards

9:00 am - Kids 1K Fun Run (Free for all Participants! Call 505-503-8076 to Register)

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