Sun January 7, 2024 Brooksville, FL 34609 US Directions

Runs

MARATHON

$85 7:30AM EST - 1:00PM EST Registration ends January 7, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

HALF MARATHON

$75 7:30AM EST - 1:00PM EST Registration ends January 7, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

10k

$50 7:45AM EST - 1:00PM EST Registration ends January 6, 2024 at 11:00pm EST

5k

$35 7:45AM EST - 1:00PM EST Price increases after December 19, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://linktr.ee/Dr.Craig.

Place

Withlacoochee State Trail, Ridge Manor Trailhead,
Brooksville, FL US 34609

Description

RACE SERIES

HERNANDO/GAINESVILLE RACE SERIES

OCTOBER 28TH  2023 GREAT PUMPKIN GLOW & RUN
NOVEMBER 19TH 2023 THE CUPCAKE RACE
JANUARY 7TH 2024 MARATHON MANIA
APRIL 7TH 2024 RUN YOUR BUNS OFF
APRIL 2024 THE BLUEBERRY CUPCAKE RACE

 

Prize Money will be offered in the Marathon and Half marathon: Men and Women Overall: 1st: $300, 2nd: $150, 3rd: $75.

 

Other Races:https://linktr.ee/Dr.Craig

Marathon Mania 2024 will have events on 1/7/2024  at Withlacoochee State Trail starting at the Ridge Manor Trail Head.   There are hotels and restaurants close to the park (1.5 miles) which makes it a convenient location for the race.

 

Sunday 1/07/2023

Marathon & Half Marathon start at 7:30 am

5k, 10k & 5k Under 18 start at  7:45 am

 

 

Course update:

  • The course is 3.275 miles long

  • The marathon will do 4 loops and the half marathon will do 2 loops

  • The 5k and 10k will do 1 loop

  • Hydration will be at the loop, 5k, 10k, and 3.275 mile turn around

Advantages:

  • Family and friends can watch the runners at the loop (start/finish] and mile mark 1.3

  • Mile 1.3 is where the side road crosses the trail. Cars can park there and watch the runners

  • It will be easier for medical response time 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION BELOW.
ALWAYS REVIEW THE TABS AT THE TOP OF THE REGISTRATION SITE FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION
WE RECOMMEND SIGNING UP FOR TEXT MESSAGING INFORMATION
PLEASE REMEMBER TO LIST YOUR SHIRT SIZE
 



USATF CERTIFIED COURSE

 

 

 

PACKET PICKUP

THE RACE IS AT RIDGE MANOR TRAIL HEAD.  PACKET PICK UP WILL BE ON 1/07/2023 FROM 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM AT RIDGE MANOR TRAIL HEAD AND AGAIN ON RACE DAY MORNING FROM 5:00 AM TO 6:30 AM. 

 

 

TEAMS-TEAMS AND MORE TEAMS

  • We are going to have team awards for the best time.

  • The teams will be composed of 2 runners.  The best time wins the award.

 

EVERYONE RECEIVES A FINISHERS MEDAL. THERE ARE OVERALL AWARDS AND AGE GROUP AWARDS. 

 

 

This course begins at Ridge Manor Trail Head at exit 301 off of 75.  On this flat and fast route, enjoy the beautiful scenery and it will keep you motivated. The course is open to mother nature but closed entirely to motor vehicles.  There will be three Hydration Stations throughout the course.

All runners that have completed three years in a row will receive a commemorative medal and other awards at the finish line.  Trophies will be given to the Overall Female and Male placing 1st, 2nd and 3rd.  Winners of the age division will be presented trophies for their awards. 

 

Strava Training: Join the club for free and log your training miles  (https://www.strava.com/clubs/planetjoggers)

 

Age Group Awards:  9 and under,10-19 20-29, 30-39... all the way up to 80+ (10 deep for less than 300 runners)

 

 

 

THE RACE IS WALKER AND WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY (only 5k and 10k-you can't walk the marathon or half marathon course)

WE HAVE  6 HOUR TIME LIMIT TO COMPLETE THE MARATHON (you can't walk the whole course)

 

Transfers: No transfers on race day

Refunds:  No refunds

Race Starting Times by Distance: RUNNERS MUST BE ON THE STARTING LINE 10 MIN BEFORE YOUR START TIME

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SHIRTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED AFTER 12/20/2020 

 

THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR THIS RACE

 

 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Sponsor

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FEMALE SHIRT

MALE SHIRT

My Soxy Feet

Teams of 10 or more receive  free pair of MY SOXY FEET

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