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White River Marathon for Kanya
Date: November 17, 2012 Here are answers to the most commonly asked questions about the 2012 White River Marathon. What city should I fly into? Check with the airports at Branson, Mo and Little Rock Ar and Springfield Mo. Branson is 1 and Ĺ hrs away, Little Rock is 3hrs15 min. away and Springfield is 2 hrs away. When is the start? 7 am. Is this the same course as last year? YES! The finish line is approximately 1 mile from the start. Shuttles will take runners, friends & family to and from the finish line back to Cotter School during the race. Is this the first time for this marathon? No. This is our 9th marathon. How many runners do we expect? 500 Is there a time limit? We have a 7 hr. time limit. What time will online registration close? It closes at 12 pm Nov. 13, 2012. Please have your mail in registrations post-marked by Nov. 12. How will aid stations be spaced? Approx. every mile. What will aid stations provide? They will be stocked with Gatorade, GU gels, fruit , pretzels and of course Water. How often will there be Port-a-johns? Approximately every 2 miles along the course, and there are restrooms located at Cotter School at the start and also at the finish along the river next to Denton Ferry RV Park. Where is packet pickup and registration ? You can pick up your packet as well as register at the Cotter School in Cotter, AR Friday Nov. 16th at 5 -7pm. ALSO you can pickup your packet and register on Nov. 17th (Race morning) at the Cotter School between 5 and 6:15 a.m. Where do I park ? Cotter School What about post-race meal? We will be serving a pot-luck meal for all runners and their families at 10 a.m at theCotter School. What sort of weather for this time of year? The weather for this time of the year is very unpredictable. Typically the start is in the 30ís and warms to the 50ís What is the course like? It is flat and runs along the scenic White River with bluffs on one side of the road. Very beautiful course and yes, itís FLAT!The only change in this years course from last year, is that the start is at Cotter School and down the hill to the course along the river. It will be the SAME flat course and will finish at the same spot along the river. The finish line is approximately 1 mile from the start. Shuttles will take runners, friends & family to and from the finish line back to Cotter School during the race. Is this race a Boston Marathon Qualifier? Yes. The Marathon and Half Marathon and 5K will all be USATF certified. (See Certification Numbers on Course Maps and Info Page) Are walkers welcome? We welcome all walkers. We do ask that they position themselves behind the runners at the start. What about medals? All half and full marathon finishers will receive a finishers medal. Can I pick up my packet on Saturday morning before the race? Yes, packet pick up on Saturday will be from 5:00-6:15am. * Enter by October 17th, 2012 to guarantee shirt size on race day! All races begin at Cotter School. This is one of the FLATTEST and FASTEST courses in the US!! If your goal is to PR or qualify for Boston, this race is the place to do it! Course runs along the World Famous White River with scenic views and aid stations every mile providing Powerade, water, pretzels, fruit & Hammergel. Port-ajohns every 2 miles. *Shuttle bus will return runners back to the school as races are completed. Shuttle is also for friends & family members too. 5K & Half Marathon races are out and back. Full Marathon is out and back twice. All races are USATF Certified - #AR11027DLP, #AR11028DLP, #AR11029DLP

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  • November 17,2012
  • 0800
  • Half Marathon 13.2, 10K, 5K

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