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Canal Connection 10k
Date & Time: Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 10:00 AM.
Distance: 6.2 miles (10k).
NEW FOR 2017: Chip timing and everyone starts at 10:00AM.
Fees: Pre-registration (postmarked on or before 11/1/17), $30.00. Registration after November 1st, including race day, $35.00. A $2.00 discount for per-registered members of Starved Rock Runners, Lake Run Club, Illinois Valley Striders, Springfield Road Runners Club.
Course: This 10k is a USTF certified course, featuring a downhill slope for the first .75 mile stretch. Runners will then enter the I-M Canal Towpath and run the next approx. 4.2 miles on a flat, unpaved surface featuring rock formations and autumn scenery. The race finishes on a paved street near the Waltham South Elementary School in Utica, IL. Split times at each mile along the course. Two water stations will be available with ambulance crews covering the entire course. There is a two hour time limit to finish.
Race Circuit: The Canal Connection is part of the race circuits of: Starved Rock Runners, Lake Run Club, Illinois Valley Striders, Springfield Road Runners Club.
Race Day Registration: Registration & packet pick-up at Waltham South Elementary School in Utica, IL from 7:30am to 9:00am the day of race. All runners must register/check-in at School in Utica. School is located at 248 W. Canal Street, Utica, IL.
Transportation to start: Buses will begin to leave Utica at 8:00am to transport runners to the starting line at LP high school in Lasalle, Il.
Gear Check: A bag will be provided with your race packet in which you may secure your possessions for transportation back to the finish line. Gear will be checked according to bib number & available for pick up at Waltham South Elementary School in Utica. The pull tab on your bib will be your check bag label. Zip ties will be available to secure your pull tab to the bag. Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Please don’t check anything of value.
Shirts: Newly designed Sweat Shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered runners. Shirts are "while supplies last" to runners that register on race day.
Awards: Presented to top overall male and female, top overall male and female masters and top 4 male and female winners in the following age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29. 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over.
Information: Race Director, Rosanne Abbott & Janine Sobin contact : email@example.com
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