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Race 13.1 Roanoke

DATOS DE INTERÉS

Distancia Medio maratón

Acerca de Race 13.1 Roanoke

Part of a series of half marathon races that got their start in North Carolina, the Race 13.1 Roanoke Half Marathon makes its annual running this year here in this southwestern Virginia city that’s surrounded by the beautiful Appalachian Mountains and sits roughly at the half-way point of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Race 13.1 returns to the Blue Ridge Mountains for the Friendship Health Race 13.1 Roanoke half marathon, 10k and 5k event in June. The race starts and finishes in beautiful downtown Roanoke along the river at Rivers Edge North, and the course will feature stretches of greenway along the picturesque Roanoke River!

Particularidades

Puestos de avituallamiento

The course will have feature plenty of aid stations, and water and sports drink will be served at the aid stations. We will have two Rent-A-Johns at each aid station on the course.

Medallas de finalización

All half marathon finishers will receive a finishers medal. Age group and overall awards for the 5k and 10k will be given at 9am, and half marathon awards will be given at 10am. Runners must be present to receive their prize. We are unable to mail awards after the race. Age groups are as follows: 19 & under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up. Each racer will receive a race tech t-shirt! We will offer both men’s and women’s size shirts. All participants will also receive access to numerous Event Deals. A link to view and claim the Event Deals will be emailed out prior to the race and can be found on the race page. If you choose to register at packet pick-up on race day, we cannot guarantee a race t-shirt. They will be available to race day registrants on a first come, first serve basis while quantities last.

Tiempo máximo

3.5 hour time limit.

Race 13.1 Roanoke MAPA DEL RECORRIDO DE

Race 13.1 Roanoke MAPA DEL RECORRIDO DE

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Rivers Edge North opposite River’s Edge Sports Complex on Wiley Drive

Roanoke,us

RESUMEN

Situated in the Roanoke Valley to the west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the city of Roanoke is known as the "Star City of the South" and features the prominent Roanoke Star on Mill Mountain. The Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway and a wine making region are nearby contributing to the city being been named one of the best outdoor towns on the East Coast. The numerous attractions for visitors of all ages and interests will make for a great weekend before and after the race!

RESUMEN

Runners will start opposite the River’s Edge Sports Complex on Wiley Drive on the other side of the river, which lies nearly a stone’s throw from the banks of the Roanoke River.

From there, runners will start off by crossing the bridge over the river and then they’ll join the Roanoke River Greenway, a running, walking and biking trail that will one day stretch more than 30 miles from western Roanoke County through the cities of Salem and Roanoke all the way to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Most of the race — all but a few miles — unfolds along this riverside trail, which makes the course fast and flat nearly all of the way. The only real hilly stretches runners can expect to encounter lie around the mile 4 marker, where the course veers off the trail and onto Underhill Avenue. But it’s really the same hill, as runners will hit it both going out and coming back on this out-and-back course.

After that, runners cross over the river again and run alongside Tinker Creek until they make their way into Fallon Park, where the half marathon mid-way turnaround point lies. Once they make the turn, they retrace their steps along the route they’ve just run, all the way back to the River’s Edge Sports Complex for the race finish.

La información de la carrera se ha encontrado en el sitio web oficial del evento o en otras fuentes de acceso público. Consulta siempre el sitio web oficial para obtener la información más actualizada sobre la carrera. Si falta algún dato o hay algún error, envíanos un correo electrónico para informarnos..