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Welcome to bg26.2! Sunday, November 2, 2014
7:00 a.m. CDT (Reminder: Time changes at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning)
IT’S OFFICIAL!!! bg26.2 is a Boston Qualifier!!
The 13.1 course starts at the Bowling Green Ball Park and runs through historic downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky and the beautiful WKU campus.(Marathoners will run the course twice.) Runners will finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park. Registered participants will receive a goodie bag and tech shirt. Finishers will receive a finisher’s medal and finish area refreshments.
Event categories include half marathon (run), half marathon (race walk), marathon (run), 4-person relay marathon (approx 6.5 miles per leg / $300 per team) and push rim marathon. There will be a 6 hour time limit on the race. After 6 hours, participants must move to the sidewalks or extreme right side of the road. There will be cyclists on the course to assist runners when needed.
Expo/pasta dinner and packet pick-up will be held at the National Corvette Museum on Saturday, November 1 from 5:00-8:00 p.m CDT. The National Corvette Museum is located off Exit 28 on I-65. Race day packet pick-up will be from 6:00-6:45 a.m CDT. at the Bowling Green Ball Park (site of start and finish). Official race start is at 7:00 a.m.
RACE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON OCTOBER 18, 2014!!
Overall awards to bg26.2 male/female winner, masters male/female, grandmasters male/female and push rim wheelchair division. Awards also given for 1st thru 3rd place age group winners. Age groups for the marathon are 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70 & over.
Half marathon awards to overall male/female winner, masters male/female, grandmasters male/female and 1st thru 3rd place in age group divisions. Age groups for the half marathon are 12 & under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70 & over.
Awards for race walk half marathon will be given to the overall male and female winner and 1st place in age group divisions - 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 & over.
All proceeds will go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in memory of Susan B. Riherd, sister of TRAXrunning partner Lilly Wheet, who died from MS at the age of 48.