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2013 Mackinaw Fall Colors Bridge Race

Saturday, October 12, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (EDT)
Mackinac Bridge 507 West Central Avenue Mackinaw CityMI  49701
Saturday, October 12, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (EDT)
Mackinac Bridge 507 West Central Avenue Mackinaw CityMI  49701

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Enjoy the spectacular views from the top of the Mackinac Bridge and all its Fall Splendor! This race; in its 5th year, promises to be one you won't forget - it's only one of two chances for a unique opportunity to run the

ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is $45.00 per participant if postmarked by September 1st, 2013. Entry fees after September 1st, 2013 are $50.00 and onsite registration will be $60.00. Entry includes: Race across the Mackinac Bridge, ChronoTrack disposable B-Tag timing device, official race T-shirt {Please note there is NO guarantee of receiving a commermorative T-shirt or the size T-shirt requested after September 29th, 2013! Please accept our apologies in advance}, Commemorative Medal, Transportation to the starting area, Awards for division winners and HOT breakfast. Additional breakfast tickets can be purchased for $9.00 each. REGISTRATION: Event registration closes at midnight on October 9th. You may either send printable registration form in with check or money order or register online at www.mackinawcity.com. Onsite registration will be offered on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at race headquarters. There will be NO ONSITE REGISTRATION OFFERED ON THE DAY OF THE RACE (October 12th).CHECK-IN: Friday eventing from 5pm - 9pm & Saturday morning 6:30am - 8:00am. Check-in and Packet pick-up is at the Mackinaw City Recreation Center (Race Headquarters) in Mackinaw City located at 507 West Central Ave. STARTING TIME: October 12th 2013 at 7:30am the Official Race begins. Transportation from race headquarters to starting area is from 7:00am - 8:30am. Transportation from Mackinaw City to the starting line is the only provided transportation. The last bus will leave at 8:30am you must be there NO LATER THAN 8:15am to guarantee you catch the last the last bus to the starting line. LOCATION: The race will begin at Bridgeview Park at the north end of the bridge and will end at race headquarters in Mackinaw City. When you exit the Bridge, you will follow the cones to the Finish line. COURSE: The first half of the race is a steady incline with a slope of 5º. The total length of the course is 5.6 miles. For more bridge statistics please visit www.mackinacbridge.org.FACILITIES: There will be restrooms at the starting line of the event and at the finish line, but none are provided during the course. A water stop will be provided on the exit of the bridge. You may also carry your own water in a self-contained, litter-proof container. REFRESHMENTS: Full HOT Breakfast & refreshments will be available at race headquarters starting at 8:00am - 9:30am. CANCELLATIONS: No refunds will be given. AWARDS: All entrants will receive Commemorative Medal and T-shirt for this event {Please note there is NO guarantee of receiving a commemorative T-shirt or the size T-shirt after Sept. 29th, 2013! Please accept our apologies in advance}. Trophies' will go to the top 3 finishers in each category and gender. An award ceremony will follow breakfast between 8:30 am - 9:00am, when ALL runners have completed the race. AGE DIVISIONS: Men and women: 14-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65 & over. All runners must be able to run a minimum of a 12 minute per mile pace to race in this event. No walkers and no baby joggers are allowed.RESULTS: Results will be scored by Gault Racing. Results will be posted on race day, or the next day on www.mackinawcity.com. INFORMATION: For more information on the event call the Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau (231) 436-5664, (800) 750-0160 or go online at www.mackinawcity.com. This event qualifies runners to enter the lottery for the Mackinac Bridge Labor Day Run 2014. For more information, call or visit: Govenor?s Council (517) 347-7891, (800) 434-8642 www.michiganfitness.org.

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Saturday, October 12, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (EDT)
Mackinac Bridge 507 West Central Avenue Mackinaw CityMI  49701
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