Sat August 6, 2022 Willmar, MN 56201 US Directions
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Important Packet Pick Up and Race Day Information

Thank you for your interest in this special event to honor the life and legacy of Jared Anez. We look forward to seeing you on August 6th!

EARLY PACKET PICK UP August 5th, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Willmar Senior High School, 2701 30th ST NE, Willmar, MN 56201. Use the main entrance of the school.

Race-day packet pick-up and race-day registration will be at Willmar Senior High School beginning at 6:15 am. Use the main entrance of the school.

HALF MARATHON STARTS AT 6:45 AM

5K STARTS AT 8:15 AM

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mary LaRue at 320-894-5998 or mary.larue@hotmail.com. We look forward to seeing you at packet pick up and on race day August 6th.

Description

Welcome back to the 5th annual Jared Anez Eagle Lake Race Series! The Half Marathon (13.1 miles) is included in the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series and each finisher will be awarded points in the series along with a finisher's medal and gift. All 5k and Half Marathon participants will receive a race T-shirt with their race packet and all in-person participants are eligible for overall and age group awards.

For anyone who would like to participate but cannot attend in-person on August 6th or would prefer to race on their own, we are offering a virtual race for both the Half Marathon and the 5k. Virtual race submissions will not be eligible for awards or Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series points. All virtual Half Marathon finishers will receive their race medal in the mail after their race submission.

We are proud to celebrate Jared's legacy with the proceeds of the race funding scholarships awarded to Willmar High School students pursuing post secondary education in a STEM-related field. This year, for the graduating class of 2022, the Jared Anez Memorial will be giving $10,000 to the Willmar High School Scholarship Program! We couldn't make this contribution to high school students each year without the donations from our community partners and all of the participants who choose to run with us!

Jared Anez was a father, husband, local agriculture business owner, school board chairman, and an active member of the Willmar community who passed away unexpectedly in March of 2017. Jared was passionate about education, family, faith, and a healthy, active lifestyle. These values are demonstrated daily by Jared's wife, Kami, and his 6 children, Sam, Savannah, Harley, Jonas, Sullivan and Lawson and we are grateful for everything they bring to the Willmar community. We are honoring Jared's legacy and the Anez Family's commitment to education and community with this race series.

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 12:00 PM (NOON) ON 8/3/22. IF YOU MISS ONLINE REGISTRATION YOU CAN STILL REGISTER IN PERSON AT PACKET PICK UP OR ON RACE MORNING.

Packet Pickup will be held Friday, August 5th, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Willmar Senior High School, 2701 30th ST NE, Willmar, MN 56201. Use main entrance doors.

You may also pick up your packet or register on race day, Saturday, August 6th beginning at 6:15 am. 

REGISTER BY JULY 22ND TO GUARANTEE YOUR RACE TSHIRT

All participants will be guaranteed a race t-shirt if registered by July 22nd, 12:00 pm. Every effort will be made to provide a t-shirt to participants registered after the t-shirt deadline, but there is no guarantee.

Here's the direct link to view the course map on Google Maps:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1kMnThdCJl9VflczbxCYH02raOxuvaYMl&usp=sharing

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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Here's the direct link to view the course map on Google Maps:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1xmRogsdOLjfCnxnj2GJdtzzDVDVS0_F8&usp=sharing

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF
FREE KIDS FUN RUN

Kids 10 and under are welcome to run or walk the Kids Fun Run at 9:00 am - it's FREE! Each participant in the Fun Run will run through the finish line arch and receive a ribbon. The Kids Fun Run will start and end near the race finish line. You may sign up for the free kids fun run but registration is not required.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.glcrsrun.com/.

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors!
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Place
2701 30th ST NE
Willmar, MN US 56201
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