This will be our third annual marathon/relay marathon from Wichita Brewing Company West to Wichita Brewing Company East. This will be a fun spring run the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day. The course is USATF certified for the serious runners. But, will be set up with five interchanges for teams of six runners to run the marathon. The course will stick to the Wichita bike paths as much as possible for the safety of all the runners.
On the morning of March 11th, the race will be kick off at 8 am at WBC West. The first leg will run to Central and Mt. Caramel. The second leg will run to McLean and St. Paul. The third leg will run to Exploration place the south bridge of the Keeper of the Plains. The fourth leg will run to Pawnee and St. Francis. The fifth leg will run to George Washington and Oliver. The last leg will bring it home to WBC East. We will have water at each interchange and in between the interchanges as well. We will stop timing after 6 hours.
With a paid entry fee, each runner will get a shirt, a participation medal, meal ticket, and 2 beer tickets. We will have a post run party located after the finish line just outside WBC East. Also at the post run festivites we will announce winners in their respective categories. The categories are as posted: Top 3 Individual Men, Top 3 Individual Women, Top relay team of only men, top relay team of only women, top 3 relay of mixed teams of men and women(need one woman), then for the adventourous, best costume/team costumes. We are going to cap off the entries at 150 teams and unlimited individuals.
We are donating money that we raise to Kansas Food Bank. They are a worthy group and this is their mission statement. For the 2016 race, $5200 was donated to the Kansas Food Bank and $10000 in 2017.
Our mission is to provide comprehensive and compassionate HungerCare whenever and wherever it is needed to safeguard the health, well-being and productivity of food-insecure Kansas families and their children, as well as senior citizens, the homeless and the chronically ill and impoverished among us.