Time: February 26th 2023. The Half Marathon Walk starts at 9:30 AM, the Half Marathon Run at 10:00 AM and the 4 Mile Run/Walk at 10:20 AM. The races begins inside of park. Walkers are only allowed to start at 9:30. The course officially closes at 1:15 PM (3:15 half marathon). The race will be limited to 475 entries due to limited parking.
Parking: There is limited parking so we strongly encourage carpooling.
Course: The course is very flat. It begins by the north shelter in the park. You run south through the park until you come to Reiger Road. You turn right and run for 2 miles to the turnaround (look for reflectors in road). You come back south on Reiger road all the way past the park and turn right onto bike path. Follow bike path all the way to Frenchman’s bar. Turn around at the bathrooms. Follow the exact same route back to Vancouver Lake and to the same turnaround (at the reflectors). Run back on the left side of the road until you get to the north entrance. Turn left onto gravel path. Follow bike path to north picnic shelter. The course will be well marked and there will be mile markers at each mile. Look for orange cone at each mile.
Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up will be on the day from 8:30 AM and ends at 9:45 AM. We will also have an optional packet pickup on Saturday, February 22nd at Vancouver Lake from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. All packets that are not picked up by 10:00 am will become property of CCRC including the shirts.
Pre-Registration: Pre-Registration is $40 for the Half Marathon and $25 for the 4 Mile.
Clothing Check: There will be clothing check on Reiger road right by the start. Also, you will running by clothing at the 3 mile mark. You can also drop your clothes off then.
T-shirts: Tech t-shirts will be available for $15 (XXL are $18). The tech t-shirt made of moisture wicking material.
Awards: Finishers medals will be presented to all half marathon finishers. Awards will be presented to the top six males and females in each division in the Half Marathon (including walk division. Awards will NOT be mailed out.
Finisher medals: Every finisher will receive a medal with the race logo.
Port-a-pots: There will be 10 Port-a-pots at the start and finish. There will also be some along the course at mile 3, 5, 7, 9 & 11.
Water Stops: There will be water at mile 3, 5, 7, 9 & 11. There will be no sports drinks.
Food: Several CCRC members will be bringing home made cookies which this race is famous for. We will also have bagels, gummy bears, pretzels and other treats.