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Bucks County Marathon
Sun, Nov 16, 2014
Washington Crossing, PA
About This Activity
Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014
Packet Pick-up/ Registration: 8:00am
First Wave: 9:00am
Location: The race will start and finish in Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.
The race is sanctioned by USATF and the course certified, which means it will be Boston Qualifier eligible.
The "Bucky" is a race to complete 39.3 miles in one weekend- participants that register for the Bucky (at a discounted rate!) will run the Delaware Canal Half Marathon on Saturday, November 15th and the Bucks County marathon on Sunday, November 16th. Participants that complete the Bucky within the course time limits will receive an exclusive prize for their hard work!
Race weekend registration for Bucky may not be available.
Bucks County Marathon Series:
This event is part of the Bucks County Marathon Series. The Bucks County Marathon Series is a progressive distance series including the Washington Crossing 15k (August 16th), the Alternative Half Marathon (September 14th), the Delaware Canal 20 Miler (October 26th) and Bucks County Marathon (November 16th).
There is limited free parking at Washington Crossing Historic Park, please consider carpooling and arrive early.
The runner field will be limited to 500 participants.
Day of race registration will be available as space permits for $125.00.
A commemorative event shirt will be given to all pre-registered runners and to late registrants while supplies last. Finisher’s medals will be given to those that earn them.
Post race food will be provided by Gabriel II’s Pizzeria. Please be advised that food is for runners only- we may not be able to accommodate specific dietary needs.
This is a rain or shine event. In the event or rain, canal towpath may be muddy.
The course is out-and back along the historic Delaware Canal State Park towpath trail from Washington Crossing Historic Park, Pennsylvania, running north to a turnaround point, and returning to Washington Crossing Historic Park. A course map and detailed course information may be found on www.runbucks.com.
In order to reduce crowding on the Delaware Canal State Park towpath, we plan to employ a wave start. Small groups based on predicted finish time will be released over several minutes. Please be honest with your predicted finish time as incorrectly submitted times will make travel on along the canal towpath more difficult.
Timing and Results:
The race will be timed using ChronoTrack “B” tags. B-tags will be adhered to the back of your race bib.
Overall awards will be given to top three men and women and top three in age groups by gender. Age groups are subject to change dependent on pre-registration.
We will conduct a ceremony for the top three men and women finishers after a cool down period for those finishers. We will post age group results approximately 15 minutes after categories close out. You should collect your award after age group awards are posted; we will not be mailing awards.
Portions of the proceeds will benefit groups along the race course including Friends of the Delaware Canal State Park, Friends of Washington Crossing Park and area High School Cross Country teams that support our aid stations.
Refund and Transfers:
Registrations for runBUCKS events are non-refundable and there are no transfers to another runner. Please see www.runbucks.com for full policy details.
See www.runbucks.com for additional race details. A Runners’ Guide will be posted one week in advance of the event- please be sure to follow up on facebook and twitter for timely event updates.