Fri August 21 - Sat August 22, 2020 Wellesley Island, NY US 13640 Directions
Join us in the beautiful Thousand Islands for the 2nd annual Thousand Islands 13.1, 10K & 5K!
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Events

Thousand Islands Half Marathon (Friday August 21-Start Time 8:00AM)

$70 08/21 8:00AM EDT - 11:30PM EDT Registration ends August 19, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Thousand Islands 10K (Friday August 21-Start Time 8:15AM)

$55 08/21 8:15AM EDT - 11:30PM EDT Registration ends August 19, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Thousand Islands 5K (Friday August 21-Start Time 8:15AM)

$40 08/21 8:15AM EDT - 11:30PM EDT Registration ends August 19, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Thousand Islands Half Marathon (Friday Aug 21-Start Time 5:00pm)

$70 08/21 5:00PM EDT - 8:15PM EDT
44 spots left. Registration ends August 19, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Thousand Islands 10K (Friday Aug 21- Start Time 6:00pm)

$55 08/21 - 08/22 6:00PM EDT - 8:15PM EDT
45 spots left. Registration ends August 20, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Thousand Islands 5K (Friday Aug 21-Start Time 5:30pm)

$40 08/21 5:30PM EDT - 7:00PM EDT
41 spots left. Registration ends August 20, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Thousand Islands Half Marathon (Saturday Aug 22-Start Time 7:10AM)

$70 08/22 7:10AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
15 spots left. Registration ends August 19, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Thousand Islands Half Marathon (Saturday Aug 22- Start Time 7:30am)

$70 08/22 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Sorry! This event is full. Registration ends August 20, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT
Place
Thousand Islands Country Club
21496 Club House Road
Wellesley Island, NY US 13640
Description

Choose Your Distance & Your Start Time at the Thousand Islands Half Marathon, 10K & 5K!

The Thousand Islands Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is not canceled due to Coronavirus! We're committed to providing a safe & fun environment for everyone to enjoy the festivities that simply can't be missed!

Join us on either the evening of Friday, August 21 or the morning of Saturday, August 22 for the second annual Thousand Islands Half Marathon, 10K & 5K on Wellesley Island, NY and take in the famous views and brews of the Thousand Islands. The Start/Finish area for all 3 race events, as well as all post race festivities, will be at the Thousand Islands Country Club (21496 Club House Dr, Wellesley Island, NY 13640).

We will be offering various time slots of 50 or fewer runners starting on Friday Aug 21 evening and then again on Saturday Aug 22 morning. Be sure to look at all of your "Wave" options before registering. Choose the Time Slot that works best for you before they fill up!

 

THE RUN

HALF MARATHON (13.1 MILES) - NEW COURSE FOR 2020

Map My Run
START TIME: Based on chosen wave at time of registration
START/FINISH LINE: Thousand Islands Country Club
THE COURSE: For those that ran the Thousand Islands Half Marathon in Alexandria Bay last year (2019), the new Wellesley Island 13.1 mile course has a similar total elevation gain but does not have any of the long steep climbs.

 

10K (6.2 MILES) - NEW COURSE FOR 2020


START TIME: Based on chosen wave at time of registration
START/FINISH LINE: Thousand Islands Country Club
THE COURSE: With only 227 ft of elevation gain, the 10K course begins and ends at the TI Country Club with views of the St. Lawrence River, Densmore Bay, and the Thousand Islands region.

 

5K (3.1 MILES) - NEW COURSE FOR 2020


START TIME: Based on chosen wave at time of registration
START/FINISH LINE: Thousand Islands Country Club

AWARDS

2020 Thousand Islands 13.1, 10K & 5K ...HERE’S WHAT YOU GET:

  • Entry into the Thousand Islands Half Marathon, 10K or 5K
  • Custom long-sleeve shirt
  • Custom event socks (First 150 Half Marathon entrants only)
  • Custom Bib
  • Finisher’s Medal- 13.1, 10K & 5K
  • Onsite Parking Pass (First 200 registrants)
  • Post race food/beer (Southern Tier Brewing)
  • Hydration/aid stations along the course
  • PortaJohns along the course
  • Post race golf discount at TI Club ($20 w/cart- 9 holes, $35 w/cart- 18 holes) Sat/Sun only
  • Discounted lodging at Bonnie Castle-15% off room rate (Use promo code: TIRace)
PACKET PICKUPS

DATE/TIME: Friday, Aug 21,  4:00 PM – 7:00 PM - Please note, for those running Friday Aug 20 evening we will have your items at the Race Site


Bonnie Castle
31 Holland Street
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

DATE/TIME: Race Day, Saturday, Aug 22,  7:00 AM – 8:15 AM


Thousand Islands Country Club
21496 Club House Road
Wellesley Island, NY US 13640

COVID-19 CHECKLIST

Before you come to the event... 

  • Know the start day/time that you signed up for
  • Leave ample time to pick up bib & swag before your start (and put it in your car)
  • Bring your own hydration liquids and sanitizing wipes/hand sanitizer
  • Try to use a bathroom facility before you arrive
  • Please bring a face covering to wear

What to do when you get to the site…

  • Arrive at least 30-45 minutes before the start time you signed up for
  • Park in the designated area. There will be attendants directing you. There will be porta johns near the parking area that you can use if you need to.
  • Wait at your car until 25 minutes prior to your start time. Please stretch and hydrate at your car
  • 25 minutes before your start make your way to the PPU area adjacent to the parking area

At the Packet Pick Up area…

  • Please wear a face covering
  • Get to PPU area not sooner than 25 min. prior to your start time.
  • You will get a Willow Running buff (face covering), your BIB (do not forget to grab some pins) and your swag.
  • After you have your swag, drop it off at your car and pin on your bib (on the front)

At the start line…

  • Make your way to the start line just before the start time. Please wear a face covering and social distance until the race begins.
  • Once you start running and are apart from other runners you can remove your face covering

During the race…

  • There will be a minimum of 6 hydration stations with drinks poured. (see course map for locations). We ask that you help yourself to a cup (we cannot hand them to you). Garbage cans will be placed shortly after the stops. There will also be some sprinklers on the course.
  • It is going to be hot- we suggest wearing a hydration belt or carrying water with you.
  • There are two porta johns on the course (see course map for locations).
  • If you are walking, please maintain a 6’ social distance with any other walkers or wear a face covering.

At the finish line...

  • Yay! you finished
  • Get your finisher medal!
  • Please maintain a social distance
  • Unfortunately, we must ask that you do not hang out post-race. The next wave of runners will be arriving behind you. Teamwork makes the dream work!
GETFIT SERIES

The Thousand Islands Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is part of the Willow Running Get Fit 52.4 Half Marathon Series , which offers discounted registration, custom swag, and VIP status to runners who participate in 4 (or more!) Willow Running Half Marathon events during the year. To register, visit the Willow Health & Wellness Website.

LODGING, PARKING & TOURISM

PARKING

We will email all registrants prior to the race event(s) to discuss the parking situation.  We anticipate that about half of this years participants will be able to park onsite while the other half will have to park/walk ~1/4 mile away. 

Post race event and Awards Ceremony will be packed with good food, brew, live music and fun inside/outside the banquet room at the TI Country Club overlooking the golf course. 

 

LODGING


Discounted lodging for runners at:


Bonnie Castle
31 Holland Street
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Book Online at http://bonniecastle.com/stay/make-reservations/ or call direct 315-482-4511, use discount coupon code RACE at checkout. Also, food and drink specials plus live music for race participants.

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