Nicknamed the “Alien Half” because of its nighttime running and the glow-in-the-dark gear, Roswell’s Area 13.1 Half Marathon is set to be an exciting run!
The race is set to take runners through portions of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and Morgan Falls Reservoir, along a combination of park trails and roadways that run alongside the Chattahoochee, which flows into and through nearby Atlanta from this smaller suburb.
Runners’ will be provided with glow-in-the-dark gear (bracelets and t-shirts will no doubt be lighting up the finish line area. Plus, be prepared for one or two alien spottings along the way. The event also offers a Terrestrial 5k.
Proceeds from the race will go to benefit a pair of charitable organizations that are working to provide educational outreach and programs to people in need in South Africa — the Matthew E. Russell Foundation and Big Peach Outreach.
Aid stations about every 1 mile along the course. GU Energy Gel at two places on the Half Marathon course. PORTAJOHNS and restroom facilities are at the midway point and Mile 10 aid station. Medical aid also at Mile 110 aid station.
Alien Head Medals for finishers. 1st Place Overall Male/Female and Master Male/Female. One deep in 12 age groups. Age group awards are based on Gun Time.
Race will be chip-timed.
Area 13.1 Half Marathon, Roswell 路线图
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area offers very scenic views for runners as they navigate this course.