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2013 Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Race

Saturday, May 25, 2013 @ 6:00 AM (EDT)
Mackinac Bridge 507 West Central Avenue Mackinaw CityMI  49701
Saturday, May 25, 2013 @ 6:00 AM (EDT)
Mackinac Bridge 507 West Central Avenue Mackinaw CityMI  49701

About This Activity

Enjoy the spectacular views from the top of the Mackinac Bridge! Gear Up for an Active Summer with the 10th Annual Mackinaw Memorial Day Bridge Race! Being one of the only two unique opportunities of the year runners are allowed to run the "Mighty Mac" will be this year on May 25, 2013. The other possibility, being the Fall Colors Bridge Run held October 12, 2013. Runners must register in advance and be able to run a minimum of 12 minutes per mile to race in the event.

ENTRY FEE: The entry fee is $45.00 per participant if postmarked by May 1st, 2013. Entry fees after May 1st, 2013 are $50.00 and onsite registration will be $60.00. Entry includes: Race across the Mackinac Bridge, Official Race Bib with race chip technology, Official Race T-shirt {Please note there is NO guarantee of receiving a commemorative T-shirt or the size T-shirt requested for late registrations! Please accept our apologies in advance}, Commemorative Medal, and 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 May 22, 2013. 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, May 24, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at race headquarters. NO ONSITE REGISTRATION OFFERED THE DAY OF THE RACE (May 25th)CHECK-IN: Friday May 24, 2013 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Saturday May 25, 2013 at 5:00 am. Check-in and Packet pick-up is at the Mackinaw City Recreation Center (Race Headquarters) in Mackinaw City. Transportation from race headquarters to starting area is from 5:30 am - 7:00 am. STARTING TIME: May 25, 2013 at 6:00 am Official Race begins. The last bus will leave at 7:00 am you must be there NO LATER THAN 6:45 am to guarantee you catch 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. Transportation from Mackinaw City to the starting line is the only provided transportation. 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 and refreshments will be available at race headquarters starting at 6:30 am - 8:30am.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 requested for late registrations! 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 minutes 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 2013. For more information, call or visit: Governor?s Council (517) 347-7891, (800) 434-8642 www.michiganfitness.org.

Fees

45.00

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Saturday, May 25, 2013 @ 6:00 AM (EDT)
Mackinac Bridge 507 West Central Avenue Mackinaw CityMI  49701
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