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Cypress Half Marathon


RaceJoy Ready Sun November 12 2017
Location: Cypress, TX US 77429 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Run Only, Virtual Race, Wheelchair Race
Course

HALF MARATHON COURSE:

The half marathon course will start and finish at Cy Woods High School. The start line will be on the road near Spillane Middle School. Runners will head westbound towards Skinner where they will turn right. Runners will continue northbound on Skinner until they reach Queenslake Dr. where they will turn left heading westbound towards Cypress Rosehill Rd. After making a right onto Cypress Rosehill Rd. runners will make a quick left onto Cypresswood Dr. Runners will continue down Cypresswood until they reach Mason Rd where they will make a right heading northbound towards Schiel Rd then will make a right turn onto Schiel. Runners will stay on Schiel for approximately 1 mile before turning right onto Mueschke Rd. The Relay Exchange Point will be located at the Tru Tri Sports shopping center on the corner of Schiel and Mueschke. Runners will continue southbound down Mueschke until they make a left hand turn onto East Louetta Rd. The course continues eastbound on Louetta to Skinner Rd where runners will turn right. Runners will continue southbound on Skinner until they reach the road next to Spillane Middle School where they will turn left and will follow the road around Cy Wood High School to the finish line. 

Runners will have one lane for the majority of the course and depending on the next turn direction that lane may change. Please pay attention to course directional flaggers, race staff , and police officers to make sure you are in the correct lane the entire time and to make sure traffic flow is maintained. Here is a breakdown of the lane changes. 

  • Skinner Rd northbound - Runners in left lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the right lane
  • Queenslake Dr. - Runners in the right lane, cars travelling in the opposite direction in the left lane
  • Cypress Rosehill Rd. - Runners in the left lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the right lane
  • Cypresswood Dr. - Runners in the right lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the left lane
  • Mason Rd. - Runners in the right lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the left lane
  • Schiel Rd. - Runners in the right lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the left lane. 
  • Mueschke Rd. - Runners in the left lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the right lane. Relay runners will make the exchange in the running lane. Second leg runners should be waiting in the median.  
  • East Louetta Rd. - Runners in the right lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the left lane
  • Skinner Rd. southbound - Runners in the left lane, cars travelling in the same direction in the right lane

The Half Marathon course cutoff time is 3:15:00(14:53/mile pace). Runners that do not cross the finish line within those times will be removed from the course and brought to the post race party. These cutoffs are necessary to preserve the flow of vehicular traffic and the future of the event and are mandated by local government and business.

5k COURSE:

The 5k course will start and finish in the same place as the half marathon. Runners will head out towards Skinner Rd. and make a right heading north towards Queenslake Dr where runners will turn left. 5k runner will then turn left onto Swansbury and circle back towards Skinner Rd. southbound where they will join the last part of the half marathon course. 

KIDS 1K COURSE:

The Kids 1k will start and finish at the same place as the half marathon and 5k races. Kids will head west on Robinson Rd and do a u-turn prior to getting to Skinner Rd. where they will join the half marathon course and head towards the finish behind the school. 

 

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