Event Description

Life Half Marathon and 5K

BENEFICIARY
Proceeds from the race will benefit A Women's Resource Center. AWRC is an interdenominational evangelical ministry that serves women and men in unplanned pregnancies, including offering limited ultrasounds; shares the love and hope of salvation through Jesus Christ; promotes adoption as a viable option; provides peer counseling and Bible Study for post-abortive women; provides material services for people in need; offers abstinence programs for area youth and communication training for parents of adolescents. Every day, AWRC reaches out to women and their families in our community facing the overwhelming uncertainty of an uplanned pregnancy.

WHEN

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 3:00 PM

WHERE
Coventry Oaks Farm
104 Springside Cutoff Road
Palatka, Florida 32177

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- Race day packet pick up / registration: Saturday, January 18 from 1 - 3 PM
- Half Marathon Start - 3:00 PM
- 5K Start - 3:30 PM
 
ENTRY FEES
- Half Marathon entry fee before December 31 - $25
- Half Marathon entry fee from January 1 - 17 - $30
- Half Marathon entry fee race day - $35

- 5K entry fee before December 31 - $25
- 5K entry fee from January 1 - 17 - $30
- 5K entry fee race day - $35
 
- Meal only - $8

Cash or check only accepted on race day.

In the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster, AWRC and RaceSmith reserves the right to cancel or postpone the race. In the event of cancellation or postponement, there will be no refunds.
 
COURSES
Both the Half Marathon and 5K are out and back courses along the new, beautiful, paved and shaded Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail. Water stops will be available throughout the course. The open course time limit is 3 ½ hours. Sunset is at 5:52 PM and the course will close with last light at 6:30 PM.

USATF certification pending for both distances.

The purpose of the USATF course certification program is to produce road race courses of accurately measured distances. For any road running performance to be accepted as a record or be nationally ranked, it must be run on a USATF-certified course. In addition, the certification program is very important to the average road racer, as well as those of exceptional speed. Most runners like to compare performances run on different courses, and such comparisons are difficult if course distances are not reliable. No one can truly establish a personal best if the course distance is not accurate.

AMENITIES
Amenities will include: T-shirt, finisher's medal, and post-race meal of 1/4 BBQ chicken/sides/drink. Availability and size of shirts are only guaranteed to those who register by December 31, 2019.
 
AWARDS
Awards will be given for both the Half Marathon and 5K. Overall Male and Female finishers and the top overall runners in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and older.

RACE TIMING AND SCORING
The race will be professionally timed and scored by RaceSmith, Inc. The race will be timed using disposable, electronic tags attached to the bib number. Please wear your bib number to the front, pinned at all four corners, visible, and unaltered. Printed results will be posted at the race site and live online during the race at www.RaceSmith.com


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