Heart & Sole Half Marathon and 10K, Heart and Sole SUP Cup
Start: Sunday, August 19, 2012
Boulder , CO 80301
The 2012 Heart & Sole Half Marathon and 10K are USATF-sanctioned road races held north of Boulder, framed by the majestic Front Range foothills. Half marathoners begin at the Rez and travel out through rural countryside on soft-packed dirt roads and quiet lanes on a loop course. 10K runners begin at the Rez and run a clockwise loop. Runners in each race enjoy support from volunteers staffing a dozen aid stations along the well-marked route. See our website for more details!
All participants in each running race will receive a commemorative Brooks technical running shirt and socks plus an embroidered running cap from HeadSweats (first 300 registrants only), and a personalized race number. Half Marathon finishers also receive a commemorative medal. Cash awards totalling more than $4,000 will be given out, plus overall age-group award winner prizes. Entry fees for the half marathon and 10K are just $55 and $30. The half marathon starts at 7:10 am, the 10K at 7:30 am. The 3-Mile SUP starts at 9:30 a.m., followed by the 1K Noive SUP. All participants in the 3-Mile SUP and 1K Novice SUP receive a commemorative shirt and and handmade medal. Cash prizes totalling more than $1,000 will be awarded, plus age group prizes.After the races, relax at picnic tables in the grass near the finish line, and enjoy a variety of delicious Salvaggio's sandwiches, lots of fresh fruit, chips, cookies, bagels, yogurt, cold drinks and popsicles, plus chilled microbrew from Avery Brewing Company and sizzling Boulder sausage sandwiches in the Avery Beer & Brat tent! Stay for the Half Marathon and 10K awards, raffle drawings and giveaways and great music, all of which begins after 9:00 a.m. on the big stage at the Finish Line. The races raise money for the Boulder Parks & Recreation EXPAND program and the Orphans of AIDS Trust Foundation. EXPAND helps Boulder County residents with disabilities gain skills that will enhance overall quality of life. The Orphans of AIDS Trust Foundation provides for care of children in South Africa who have been orphaned as a result of AIDS.The Heart & Sole Half Marathon and 10K are presented by Brooks Running, and supported by sponsorships from nearly two dozen local and national companies and corporations.