Eastern Oregon 1/2 Marthorn/10k/5k

1 Mile, 10K, 5K

Event Date

Sat, Oct 1, 2016


Spray, OR

About This Activity

The Course
The Half Marathon begins 1/4 mile northwest of Service Creek on HWY 19 and follows the scenic John Day River Valley, beginning at 8 AM.  10k will begin at 8:30 AM, 6.2 miles west of Spray on HWY 19.  5k will begin at 8:45, 3.1 miles west of Spray on HWY 19.  All races finish in the town of Spray, OR.  The surface is paved, with a twelve foot rise in elevation between start and finish.  Participants will run with traffic on the right side of the road.

There will be portable restrooms at Service Creek, but none along the course. 
Liquids will be available at three places along the course and finish line.

Awards will be presented to male and female winners in the following age categories for each event:
19 and under,    20-29,    30-39,    40-49,    50-59,    60 and up.

Awards ceremony will begin promptly at 10:45 a.m.

Race results will be posted on this website within a week after  the race.

Bus transportation to starting line departs Spray School at 7:00 a.m. sharp.  Runners will be dropped at the start of their event.  If possible do not leave cars at Service Creek.  No return transportation will be provided.

Food, Beverage, and Other Accommodations
Pancakes, ham, and egg breakfast available at Spray School after the race.  Cafeteria style - family rates.

Dressing and shower accommodations provided by Spray School.  Hot water assured to those with fastest racetimes.  Please bring your own towels.

Other Information
 The race will be run entirely on the south/river side of the highway. With this being Memorial Weekend and the Spray Rodeo, traffic will be heavy at times.  Please take all precautions.

-The highway will NOT be closed for this race.
-Watch for vehicle traffic at all times.
-We have no desire to ban baby joggers, children on bicycles, or support vehicles from accompanying runners in this event.  This is a family event. However, if there are instances of such vehicles interfering with
runners, both the non-runner and runner will be  asked to leave the race course.
-Race course monitors are authorized to disqualify  anyone acting in an unsafe manner.

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