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Location: Marquette, MI US 49855 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Duathlon, Other
Events
Event Time Price Details
Half Marathon and Subway Lunch
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$65
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Duathlon and Subway Lunch
Time
9:00AM EDT
Price
$65
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Duathlon Team and Subway Lunch
Time
9:00AM EDT
Price
$45
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
*NEW* Child 10 and Under 1 Mile Kids' Run and Subway Lunch
Time
9:30AM EDT
Price
$15
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
10K Run and Subway Lunch
Time
10:00AM EDT
Price
$35
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
5K Run and Subway Lunch
Time
10:15AM EDT
Price
$35
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Leisure Walk and Subway Lunch
Time
10:30AM EDT
Price
$35
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Subway Lunch Only
Time
11:30AM EDT
Price
$5
Registration ends May 11, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Mile/Km Marker Donation
Time
11:30AM EDT
Price
$100
Registration ends May 5, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Lakeview Arena
401 East Fair Avenue
Marquette, MI US 49855
Description

 The 2017 River Valley Bank Hope Starts Here Challenge is May 13th. Please join us and help us support the cause.
 

The River Valley Bank Hope Starts Here Challenge raises funds and awareness for the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center (UMBTC). The UMBTC is a collaborative effort between UP Health System, Northern Michigan University and the Superior Health Foundation. Its mission is to empower patients and families dealing with brain tumor through advocacy, research, education and treatment.

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Packet pickup is on Friday, May 12th, 2017 from 4-7pm at Lakeview Arena.

Below is tentative information for our 2017 event: All competitive events have chip timing. Timing is handled by our friends at Superior Timing

The competitive half marathon will head south along Lake Superior through town and to the Carp River. After turning around, the course heads north past Lakeview Arena to Presque Isle Park. After running around Preque Isle, the course will head south again to the Pine St. triangle where it will make a right turn on the bike path to return runners to the finish at Lakeview Arena. Overall male and female and age group winner awards will be given.

The competitive duathlon will consist of a 5k run, 10-mile TRAIL bike and 5k run. Both 5k runs are the same as described below. To see the bike course see the map. Awards for top overall individuals and teams and age group winners will be given. Transition and finish are located inside the arena.

The competitive 10K run takes runners out to Lake Shore Blvd. and then heads north to Presque Isle Park. After running around Preque Isle, the course will head south to the Pine St. triangle where it will make a right turn on the bike path to return runners to the finish at Lakeview Arena. Awards for top overall finishers and age group winners will be given.

The competitive 5K run takes runners out to Lake Shore Blvd. and then heads north toward Presque Isle Park. The turnaround is at the Dead River. the course will head south to the Pine St. triangle where it will make a right turn on the bike path to return runners to the finish at Lakeview Arena. Awards for top overall finishers and age group winners will be given.

*NEW* The 1 mile kids' run is roughly 1 mile and will leave the east side of Lakeview Arena. It will head to Fair Ave., to Lake Shore Blvd and then heads north toward Presque Isle Park. The kids turn left at the triangle near the NMU practice fields and head south along the path next to Pine St. The finish is in the back of Lakeview Arena. All kids are winners, so they'll each receive an award at the finish line.

The non-competitive leisure walk will head west on the sidewalk of Fair Ave. toward NMU. Someone will be available to assist with traffic on Presque Isle Ave. and walkers can continue on for a little loop through campus. Great event for families with distance up to each individual participant. You can turn around when you feel comfortable.GRUB: Complimentary lunch with each paid registration after the events.

GRUB: Complimentary lunch with each paid registration after the events.

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