Events: Half Marathon, Full Marathon, 4 Person Marathon Relay, 6 Hour Run.
Benefiting: Proceeds benefit the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch and the Ozark Mountain Ridge Runners. Location: parking lot #22 - corner of kings and normal street
Event Start Time: All events will begin at 10AM
Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration: Friday, December 29th at Fleet Feet (1254 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO) from 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up: Saturday, December 31st at Start/Finish area from 8:00AM to 9:45AM
Age Restrictions: To run the marathon or 6 hour event you must be 18 or over on race day. To run half marathon you must be 13 or over on race day.
Parking: Ample free university parking can be found immediately SW of National and Grand for both packet pickup and the race.
Shirts: Each participant gets a gender specific technical shirt. NOTE - Female shirts run small - size up if you are concerned about shirt fit. ***Register before December 1 to get a shirt!***
Medals: Custom ranch medals for all half marathon and marathon finishers.
Awards: Awards to first Overall, Masters (40+) males and females in both events. Awards to top three in ten-year age groups in both events.
Course: Flat & very fast! This course is a certified 3.275 mi loop so that the marathon is exactly 8 loops and the half marathon is exactly 4 loops. Very clear directional arrows will be posted along the course. All race distances are certified.
Aid Stations: Power drink, water, Honey Stinger gels and toilets every 1.5 miles
Food & Fun: Free food and drinks for all finishers.
Weather: The average temperature at the race start is 42 degrees.