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Earth Day Half Marathon & 5K


Sun April 22 2018
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Location: Baldwinsville, NY US 13027 Directions
Type: Run Only, Run or Run/Walk
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.willowhwc.com/earth-day-half-marathon-5k/.

Events
Event Time Price Details
Earth Day Half Marathon
Time
8:30AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT
Price
$60
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
Earth Day 5K
Time
8:45AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
Price
$30
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
Place
Corner Rt. 370 & Vann Road
Baldwinsville, NY US 13027
Description

EARTH DAY HALF MARATHON & 5K       

April 22, 2018 | 8:30 AM

The Earth Day Half Marathon & 5K has quickly become one of CNY’s most looked forward to springtime races! Along with some of the best swag out there, all participants get a tree to plant! Runners love the connection to the countryside setting and find it to be therapeutic for mind, body, and soul. As you run along the low-traffic country roads, you’ll be rewarded with amazing views of rolling farmland, pastures with roaming cows and horses and the lookout at Beaver Lake. The race start/finish and post-race fest are at the Emmi Farm’s Greenhouse with lots of parking, conveniently nearby, within walking distance.

The half marathon is mostly a loop course on low-traffic, country roads with many friendly neighbors that come out to cheer you on! The course is described as having rolling hills with a good one, endearingly called Aw-Come-On Hill, just past the 8 mile mark. The 5K is an out & back along two fairly flat stretches of country road.

The Earth Day Half Marathon & 5K event benefits the Syracuse Rescue Mission and local groups.

 

RACE WEATHER & CLIMATE

Baldwinsville is located just 15 miles NW of Syracuse in Central NY. Baldwinsville typically sees temperatures in April range between the high 50’s to mid 60’s, although, in 2016 the temps reached the mid-70’s just 2 weeks after a record shattering snow storm that dropped 6.5 inches of snow in the region and in 2017 we also saw temps in the mid 70’s!

 

2018 EARTH DAY HALF & 5K...HERE’S WHAT YOU GET:
  • Entry into the 2018 EARTH DAY HALF MARATHON & 5K
  • His/her NYLON SHELL JACKET (Half Marathon) or his/her Short Sleeve tultex shirt (5K)
  • Custom Earth Day Bib
  • Evergreen tree seedling
  • 2018 Finisher’s Medal– Half Marathon & 5K
  • POST RACE FEST IN THE GREENHOUSE- Live music – Free 12oz. beer – Amazing food!
  • At least 5 hydration/aid stations along the half marathon course
  • PortaJohns at start/finish & along the course
  • Safe/Secure Course
  • Professional Medical Support
  • Free, No-Hassle Parking
 
RACE EVENTS
EVENT: 1/2 Marathon   START TIME: 8:30 AM EST

USATF distance-certified. The 1/2 Marathon is on mostly country roads (short dirt road near the Start) that are a combination of long flat roads and moderate rolling hills. Miles 8-10 will offer the greatest challenge (reward) as there are 3 hills that stretch a littler longer than the rest.   COURSE RECORDS: Dave Cook (M) 1:13:40 (2016); Jenna Green (F) 1:26:30 (2017)

                                                                                                                                                                                         
EVENT: 5K   START TIME 8:45 AM EST

The 5K course will lead you past the Beaver Lake lookout on Vann Rd and will be run on mostly country roads but may meander briefly onto adjacent farmland if conditions warrant. The country roads are flat with one moderately challenging uphill just before you enter the home stretch. COURSE RECORDS: Kevin Collins (M) 17:48 (2017); Elizabeth Lucason (F) 19:12 (2017)  

                                                                            
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DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 21st 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
LOCATION: 
Emmi Farm’s (At the race site-in the greenhouse)
Corner Rt. 370 & Vann Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027 

NOTE: We will be set up in the greenhouse near the Start/Finish. Drive the course if you’d like- all course markers will be out.
***Don’t forget donations for the rescue mission!!!

DATE/TIME: Race Morning, Sunday, April 22nd 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
LOCATION:
Emmi Farm’s (At the race site- in the greenhouse)
Corner Rt. 370 & Vann Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027

 

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