2017 Chardon Half Marathon and 5k
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Pre-Race Packet Pickupwill be held Friday, May 25that NovaCare’s facility in Chardon from 3-7.
(373 Center St Suite D, Chardon, OH 44024)
Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup- Packets can also be picked up on the morning of the race at the Chardon Football Field (weather dependent) starting at 6:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. Be sure to arrive early! If the weather on race day turns out to be not so nice we will move packet pickup/ registration inside and that will be communicated via email and social media once decided.
A special thank you to Chardon Smile Center for providing our runners with an awesome custom bib! Our friends at Square Bistro wanted to help make the race even more special and are providing all runners with an awesome re-usable race tote bag!
Parking-Please use the High School lot and overflow lot for parking. The Maple Elementary lot will be open as well for a small amount of parking. Please DO NOTpark at St. Mary’s.
Race Day Time Schedule-
8:00 a.m.- Half Marathon start
8:05 a.m.- 5k start (race starts immediately following the half marathon)
9:15 a.m.- 5k awards start in the football stadium (weather permitting)
11:00 a.m. Half Marathon awards start in the football stadium (weather permitting).
Both the 5K and the Half Marathon will start on the driveway in front of the football field.
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!
If you have friends/ family that are unable to run but still want to be a part of the race we still need volunteers! Please follow the link below and sign up!
Don’t forget that all of our volunteers receive a free race entry into a future GLRT race!
On the Course- Make sure to look at the course at https://runchardon.racedirector.com/race-routes
The 5k will have a water stop just after the halfway point on the course.
The Half Marathon will have water stops near miles 1.5, 4, 6, 7.5, 10 and 12. Tailwind (electrolyte drink) and BOOM! (gels) will be at the water stops at mile 6 and mile 10.! There will be restrooms just after mile 4 (right after runners hit the bike path near the entrance to the power lines just North of Mentor Rd. Another restroom stop will be in the Twin Oaks stop near mile 10.
Oh Yeah! Cleveland Bouncers will be back again this year! We will have a Bounce House and a Giant Obstacle Course!