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USATF Certificate: This event can be used as a Boston Marathon qualifier. The USATF certificate ID# is OH14003MW. 

 

Walkers: Walkers are welcome.

 

Wheelchairs: The course will be wheelchair friendly.

Participation Limits: This event has a 1,000 runner limit. Register early for discounted entry fees and best shirt selection.

 

Expo, Late Registration and Pick-up: Friday, September 25th at Lakeshore Dr, Celina, OH 45822 (near the full marathon start/finish line), Noon - 7 PM

Race day packet pick up is ONLY available for an extra $10 fee (can be elected at time of registration).  Packet pick up at the Friday expo is the preferred pick up method.  Plan ahead. You MUST have a photo ID to pick up your packet! If someone is picking up your packet, they must a copy of your ID and this Authorization for alternate pick up form.

 

Bib Ship Option: Bibs and runner packets will not be shipped.  If you are not able to make it to the Expo/Packet Pick Up on Friday Sept 25th, race day packet pick up is available for an additional $10 fee.  This fee is non-refundable and packets elected for this race day option WILL NOT be available for pick up on Friday at the expo.

 

Event Start Time: Full Marathon and Full Marathon Relay begin at 7:15am in Celina, Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relays begin at 8:45am in St Marys.  The 5K will begin at 8:00am in Celina.  The Kids Run will begin at 1:00pm in Celina.

 

Parking: Free parking is available at Lakeshore Dr this year.  You may park near the start/finish line

Costs: Online registration is open. Cost is tiered based on date registered.

 

Timing: Marathon will have split timing points at 6.55 miles, 13.1 miles and 19.65 miles.

 

Event Shirts: Late registrations may get a shirt based on availability.  Exchanges may be available after the race.

 

Gear Check: Gear check will be located at tent near Start/Finish
Items left at Start/Finish after the finish will be donated to C.A.L.L. clothing bank in Celina.

 

Important Course Information: Participants must maintain a reasonable pace along the course (15 Min/mile pace). A follow vehicle will be on course after the park that will maintain a 15 Minute pace.  Participants who fall outside of that pace will be asked to take a sag vehicle to the start/finish area. All aid stations will close in succession with this time plan. The course will be open until 2:00PM

 

Amenities: Tech-T, Finisher's medal, on course and post race food, beer token and goody bag.

 

Post Race Showers: Available at the Auglaize-Mercer YMCA after the races.

 

Roads will be closed to traffic: Auglaize County Sheriff, Mercer County Sheriff, City of St.Marys police department, City of Celina police department and Ohio State Park Patrol will monitor the course.

 

Spectator Maps: Maps will be provided for spectators to leapfrog the course to view participants.  Please have your support crew be respectful of the enclosure and follow maps provided.