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Romeo 2 Richmond Half Marathon/5K
Sun, Sep 14, 2014
About This Activity
Running the Trail, Feeding the County!
The Romeo 2 Richmond Race is the most talked about race on the Macomb Orchard Trail! Enjoy the scenic views of Macomb County's best kept secret. Just when the trees are beginning to change color and the air is just becoming brisk, this race promises to be your favorite. Each year we raise awareness of how important it is to help our own neighbors. The Macomb Food Program continually needs our support in feeding the communities. Our race has donated more than $30,000 to the program which feeds people throughout the county - our neighbors who need help. This certified race is also a qualifier for the Run Macomb 5K in November.
Event details and schedule
Participants will pickup their packets at the Healthy For You EXPO Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Romeo Community Center, located on 361 Morton Street in Romeo, from 9 a.m. to Noon. Packets will include a Race Bag, Technical Shirt (gender specific), and goodies.
The first 400 Participants to pass the finish line in the Half Marathon will receive a commemorative Medal, including Relay team members. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in age groups for males and females.
Half Marathon - Start 8:30 am
Participants will need to park at the Richmond High School Parking Lot and will take a bus to the starting line in Romeo - at the Romeo Trailside Park. There is limited parking in Romeo and no shuttles back, so parking in Richmond is recommended. Buses will begin transporting at 7 a.m. with last bus leaving at 7:30 am sharp. Please be on time.
Timing - Hanson's Race Management will be timing the event with a bib chip. Your time will start when you cross the start line and finish at the finish line.
Gear Check will be in Romeo. All gear will be transported on the last bus back to Richmond and will be available after the race.
Water Stations - There will be 8 water stations along the trail.
Runners will need to complete the race in 3.5 hours so the trail can be open to the public at Noon. Macomb County can not be responsible for participants still on the trail after noon.
5K Run/Walk - Start 9:15 am
The 5K will start and finish at the Richmond Trailhead Park. Parking at the Richmond High School Parking lot is recommended. A warmup will start at 8:45 a.m. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in age groups both male and female.
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