Galena River Fall Half Marathon & 8k Saturday, October 30, 2021
Join us Saturday, October 30th for our 4th annual Galena River Fall Half Marathon & 8K!
**Start time 8:00 a.m.** We will send out the Half participants first with the 8k participants following
**We will abide by all Covid-19 restrictions in place at the time of the event, which may include staggered starts for runners**
This is a fast, flat half marathon along the scenic Galena River Trail. An 8K race option is also offered.
ALL FINISHERS RECEIVE MEDALS & SHIRT IF REGISTERED BY SEPTEMBER 20!
ALL FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A SHIRT IF REGISTERED BY OCTOBER 18!
****Sorry, No EXCEPTIONS****
**Due to Galena Halloween festivities that day, the course will close at 11:30 AM. Because of this no walkers are allowed for the half marathon and runners must finish before course closes.
🔷 Packet Pickup will be Friday Oct 29th from 4:00 pm -7:00 pm and Saturday morning 7:00 am -7:45 am below the highway 20 bridge in the Train Depot parking area where the race is also held. Friends are allowed to pick up for another participant.
🔷 Gear Check is available at the packet pickup table. Please have your gear bag labeled.
🔷 Hydration/fuel stations with water, Gatorade and GU will be at miles, 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 12.
Age groups as follows: 19 and under 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70 and up
🔹Course Route : this is an out and back course, utilizing first the south end of the trail and turning around at the 5.50 mile marker and return to the start, which would be the equivalent of 11 miles, runners will then proceed around the start and head north on the trail for a short out and back for the remaining mileage, back to finish line for your 13.10 miles!🎉 For the 8k distance, the course is also an out and back, and will begin the same as the half, with the turnaround marked at 2.50 miles and race back to the finish line!🎉