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Additional race information can be found at https://coachmarkwilson.com/events/amish-country-running-festival/.
Marathon, Half Marathon,10K, 5K, and 1 mile races set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY on September 25, 2021.
Held successfully in 2020 with Covid protocols in place.
Enjoy this course as it rolls thru the largest Old Order Amish Community in the US. You will have breathtaking views from vistas that you won't get anywhere else. You will see working Amish farms, clothes lines full of crisp, clean laundry, the colors of autumn and be greeted by waving Amish families as you run past their homes.
Finisher medals, long sleeved race t-shirts, breakfast AND lunch, fully stocked aid stations at each mile and one that will be cooking bacon(for the Half and Full), STBC Beer Zone, fire pit, music, massage therapists on site, and more, believe it or not. 2018 was the inaugural year for this event with over 150 participants from more than 10 different states and two countries.
Did we mention that this course is hilly?? Train for the hills and challenge yourself on one of the toughest yet gorgeous marathon and half marathon races there is. The course is on paved roads the entire way. No cut off times!
*If Covid-19 does not allow for this race to happen, all registered participants will automatically be deferred to 2022
Race start and finish on Church Street, East Randolph, NY 14772
FREE parking available at several locations within walking distance to the race site.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday - 12p - 8pm - Packet Pick Up at race site (not mandatory)
Saturday - 6:30am-7:45am — Check-in open for all distances
7:45am - Athlete meeting for all distances at the Start/Finish Line
8:00am - Marathon start
8:05am - Half Marathon start
8:10am - 10K start
8:15am - 5K start
8:20am - 1 mile start
CHANGING YOUR DISTANCE:
You are permitted to change the race distance that you have signed up for PRIOR to race day ONLY!
MARATHON SPECIAL NEEDS BAG:
If you are racing the Marathon - you are welcomed to bring a bag that will be available to you at the 13.1 mile turn-around tent. There will be a drop off location near the check in table on race day.
ON COURSE SUPPORT:
Fully stocked aid stations at each mile marker. Hammer Nutrition products, water, candy, fruit, pickles and more.
Portable restrooms will be available at the Start/Finish Line as well on the course at Mile 2,4,5,8,10,&13.1.
DIVISIONS & AWARDS:
Top 3 Overall Male & Female for each distance
Top 3 M/F Age group winners, 10 year age groups, for each distance.
Individualized certificates will be emailed to each winner in each category above.
Finisher medals & Race T-shirts
Beer Zone supplied by Southern Tier Brewing Company (must be 21 years of age)
Food - depending on where we are with Covid-19 protocols food will be determined later. Regardless; there will be plenty of great, hot food provided to all participants and available for DONATIONS by spectators.
**Please note that with assuming Covid restrictions will be in place for 2021 - there will be NO race day registration. Protocols will be outlined in an updated Athlete Guide that will be published closer to race day.
Only registered athletes on the course. No dogs permitted.
Races held rain or shine. There is NO refund for this event or bib transfers. However, with ADVANCE notice, you may defer to another Wilson Endurance Sports event or next years race. You must speak with Tonia Wilson directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-353-1288.
Any questions on the course or race please contact Race Director, Mark H. Wilson, via email CoachMarkWilson@gmail.com or 914-466-9214.
Amish Country Running Festival (Marathon…out-n-back, turn-by-turn)
Start/Finish on Cemetery St. (telephone pole at end of parking lot)
Right onto Cemetery Hill Rd.
Cemetery Hill Rd. becomes Walker Rd.
At triangle go LEFT continuing on Walker Rd. (Billion Dollar Rd. goes right)
Right onto Van Slyke Rd.
Continue straight onto Harris Rd. (crossing over Pope Rd.)
Left onto County Highway 40/Seager Hill Rd.
Right onto North East Rd.
Right onto County Highway 40/Seager Hill Rd.
Turn around at 13.1 miles and return on same route to Finish
**All other distances begin and end at the same location with appropriate turn around locations.
It takes a great deal of volunteers to host this type of event. If you have someone that would be willing to assist, please have them log in and view the volunteer slots available. Race t-shirts and food provided to all volunteers.
Wilson Endurance Sports strives to bring you a fun, challenging event in beautiful settings all around New York State and one in Connecticut. We host a full calendar that can be viewed on the Races & Events page of our website at www.CoachMarkWilson.com. Athlete centered, grass-roots racing is what we are all about.
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