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7th Annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon & Kid's Cub Run

Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Dismal Swamp Canal Trail off Route 17 725 George Washington Hwy S ChesapeakeVA  23323
Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Dismal Swamp Canal Trail off Route 17 725 George Washington Hwy S ChesapeakeVA  23323

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We invite you to join us for the 7th Annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon and Children's Half Mile Cub Run (for children 12 and under). The flat 13.1-mile and half mile course will take runners on a spectacular journey through lush, mysterious landscape and rich history. The Dismal Swamp Canal Trail off Route 17 in Chesapeake offers runners forested wetlands and a peaceful path along the wilderness of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.

Get Stompin� with a $4,000 prize purse.This out and back race is a USATF certified and sanctioned course with a flat, straight and fast design. The event is limited to 2,500 runners and applications will be accepted on a first-come/first-served basis. All runners must be able to complete the course in 3 1/2 hours or less.Age Group Categories & AwardsAwards for the half marathon will be given to: the top five overall male and female; the top three overall masters male and female; the top three local male and female; the back of the pack male and female; and the top three overall male and female runners in each age group: 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 and over. Each registered participant will receive a Finisher�s Medal when they cross the finish line. All children's half mile finishers (12 and under) will receive a finisher medal.Packet PickupPacket pickup, registration and Chronotrack B-Tag disbursement for the half marathon and children's fun run will be at the Race Expo, April 12, 2013 at Hyatt Place, 709 Eden Way, Chesapeake, VA 23320. There will be no packet pickup on race day.Registration ConfirmationsEmail confirmations will be sent for both events on Wed., April 10, 2013.Contact InformationAnn Huppteam@kalerunning.com(757) 373-4174ParkingParking is available in designated areas only. Please follow signs. Carpooling is recommended.Directions:From Richmond: Follow I-64 east toward Norfolk/ Chesapeake. Take Exit 291b for Route 17 S. Follow Route 17 S beyond intersection with Route 165. Turn right onto Route 17 BUS-George Washington Hwy. Follow Route 17 BUS about 1/2 mile to trail entrance on left.From Norfolk/Virginia Beach: Follow 1-64 toward Suffolk. Take Exit 291b for Route 17 S. Follow Route 17 S beyond intersection with Route 165. Turn right onto Route 17 BUS George Washington Hwy. Follow Route 17 BUS about 1/2 mile to trail entrance on left.Contact Information
Dan Silva
team@mettleevents.com
(757) 404-4657

Parking
Parking is available in designated areas only.Please follow signs. Carpooling is recommended.

Directions:
From Richmond: Follow I-64 east toward Norfolk/Chesapeake. Take Exit 291b for Route 17 S. Follow Route17 S beyond intersection with Route 165. Turn right ontoRoute 17 BUS-George Washington Hwy. Follow Route 17BUS about 1/2 mile to trail entrance on left.

From Norfolk/Virginia Beach: Follow 1-64 toward Suffolk.Take Exit 291b for Route 17 S. Follow Route 17 S beyondintersection with Route 165. Turn right onto Route 17 BUS GeorgeWashington Hwy. Follow Route 17 BUS about1/2 mile to trail entrance on left.

Additional Date Information
Half Marathon - 8:00 AM Cub Run - 11:30 AM
Fees
$60 until Jan. 31, 2013 $70 Feb. 1, 2013- April 12, 2013 $75 on site at Expo April 12 2013 Cub Run $10 until April 12, 2013

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Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Dismal Swamp Canal Trail off Route 17 725 George Washington Hwy S ChesapeakeVA  23323
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