CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, ILLINOIS

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MARATHON

7:03 AM

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

We are using a wave start.marathon

The course will be closed to traffic for participants who are averaging faster than  13:45 minutes per mile. Slower participants may continue after traffic is allowed onto the race course, but they do so at their own risk and must follow pedestrian statutes. Race volunteers, the finish line, and post-race festivities will remain active long enough to accommodate runners taking up to 7 hours.

Our marathon has been named 2017 RRCA Central Region Marathon Championship event.

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THE COURSE

The race starts near State Farm Center, runs through campus, loops
through Urbana, back through campus, out into Champaign, and
finishes on the 50-yard line of Memorial Stadium.

The course is USATF-certified (Number IL-09126-JW). Our USATF sanction number is 16-21-064.

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ENTRY FEE

Prices go up as race day gets closer. Registration closes on April 16, 2017 (except for the Youth Run, which stays open until April 19).

REGISTER BY PRICE
08/31/16 $85
10/31/16 $90
01/15/17 $95
02/28/17 $100
04/16/17 $110
Expo (if spots available) $115

REGISTER

PACKET PICK-UP

All participants must pick up their packets (race number, goody bag, and race shirt) no later than Friday, April 21, at 7 pm during the Health & Fitness Expo at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC). The expo is open Thursday, April 20, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact the race hotline if your travel plans prevent you from picking up your race packet (race number, goody bag, and race shirt).


New for 2017: You must show your ID to pick up your race packet (minors who do not have an ID may pick up their race packet with an accompanying parent or guardian). If you plan to pick up a race packet for someone else, you must have a photocopy of their ID.

GOODIES

Marathon entrants will receive a high-quality, gender-specific short-sleeve technical shirt (Leslie Jordan brand) and a drawstring backpack. Finishers get a great medal, a fleece blanket, commemorative heatsheet, finish line food and drink, and one beverage at the 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash on Saturday. (Entrants must display their race bib to receive the beverage).

SHIRTS

Gender-specific, short-sleeve technical shirt from Leslie Jordan in sizes XS (women only), S, M, L, XL, and XXL. The men’s and the women’s marathon shirt color is malibu blue. See shirt sizing chart here.

AGE GROUPS

Personalized age-group awards. Three-deep awards are presented in the following age-groups:

17-19
20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39
40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59
60-64 65-69 70-74  75-79
80+

Note: Marathon participants must be at least 17 years old on race day.

AWARDS

Prize money will be given out to the top three female and male participants. Prize money will also be awarded for the top three female and male masters participants (full marathon only). Prize money winners are not eligible for individual awards. A masters runner placing in the top three overall is awarded the place and prize money in the overall race and not the masters race.

Prize money awards are based on gun time.

PLACE MALE OVERALL FEMALE OVERALL MALE MASTERS FEMALE MASTERS
1 $3000 $3000 $500 $500
2 $1300 $1300 $300 $300
3 $700 $700 $100 $100

$500 bonus for breaking the overall record while winning the race:
2:20:34 (men), 2:43:18 (women).

In addition to the prize money, there will be first, second, and third place awards for each of the age groups listed above. Age group awards are based on chip time.