The 1/2 marathon course is mostly flat, with some gradual declines/inclines, on a paved river trail. There will be two points where you leave the trail, but still a paved surface. Signage and persons will be at critcal spots.
The 5k is an out & back, with a slight decline at mile 1 and incline on the return.
Aid stations, at miles:1, 3, 5, 6.75, 8.5, 10, 12
Packet pick-up and on-site registration...Saturday July 22, 4:00-6:00 pm at Portland High School or Sunday, July 23 at Portland High School, beginning at 6:00 am. Cash or checks, made payable to "American Cancer Society". Half Marathon=$50, 5K=$25
Half Marathon begins at 7:30 am. The 5K starts at 8:00 am.
There is no time limit for the course, however our professional timer will leave after three hours. We will have workers along the route, and a bike escort.
Hotel information: The American Heritage Inn 1681 E. Grand River, Portland MI 48875 517-647-2200
All proceeds to American Cancer Society.
Medals awarded to top three places in each age group.
Medals awarded to all Half Marathon Finishers.
Portland, MI US 48875
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