SPONSORS: Hager Paving, Inc., Cook Forest Online, Gateway Lodge, Cook Riverside Cabins, Cook Forest Vacation Bureau, MacBeth's Cabins and Ron Seidle's Redbank Chevrolet
Proceeds of the race support the Clarion University Track and Field Team and Clarion University Athletic Scholarships.
ENTRY FEE: HM: $25.00 until March 17th, then $30.00 (pre registration guarantees T-shirt). 5K: $20.00 until March 17th, then $25.00 (pre registration guarantees T-shirt)
Current CU Students – HM - $20, 5K - $15
LOCATION: Cook Forest State Park, Cooksburg. Twenty minutes north of Clarion and Brookville. From I-80, take exit 78 and Rt 36 North, or Exit 60 (Rt 66 North), then right onto Rt 36. From Pittsburgh, take Rt 28 North to Brookville, then Rt 36 North to Cook Forest
COURSE: The half marathon is flat to gently rolling entirely on river Road along the beautiful Clarion River. Course is out and back on traffic controlled roads. The 5K event is also out-and-back on the same road.
GENERAL: Event is organized and managed by Clarion University Cross Country/Track & Field Team & Timing with Champion Chip by Runner's High
4 water stations on the course, each mile is marked. No shower facilities come dressed to run. No bicycles permitted on the course and no pets permitted on the course.
Start and finish near Pale Whale Canoe Rental.
Gateway Lodge: www.gatewaylodge.com
Cook Riverside Cabins: www.cookriverside.com
MacBeth's Cabins : www.macbethscabins.com
SOUVENIR: long sleeved t-shirt guaranteed to all pre-registered runners. Limited quantities available on race day.
RESULTS: posted on the Runner's High website: www.runhigh.com, and www.cookforest.com
AWARDS: Unique local pottery provided to the Male and Female Winner of the Half-Marathon. Age group winners of the half-marathon will also receive pottery. Top Male and Female of the Half-Marathon will receive a one night stay at MacBeth's Cabins or the Gateway Lodge. Top Male and Female Masters Finisher will receive a one night stay at Cook Riverside Cabins.
HM AGE GROUPS Top 3 Male and Female overall finishers. No duplication. Top 3 in each age group: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70+
5K AWARDS: Top male and female overall finishers. Top 3 in each age group: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49,50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70+
PARKING IS LIMITED NEAR START/FINISH AREA – There will be multiple vans and a bus to shuttle runners from parking areas to start/finish area.