Garden Half Marathon, 4 mile run / walk
Start: Saturday, September 28, 2013 @ 7:00 AM (CDT)
Madison , WI 53718
Run/ walk along lake Monona and Capital City Trails to help prevent child abuse through education.
Refunds available for this race only if event is cancelled.. Race will continue if it rains. Race may be delayed or cancelled if there is severe thunder storms Average temperature in September is highs 74 and lows 49.
Water and / or gatoraide approximatly every two miles. Portable toliets available approximatly every two miles. Mile markers every mile. Run and walk easy to follow. Arrows, bike riders and volunteers to lead the way. Aid stations with EMS and certified CPR volunteers on site.
Can not get your shirt because you are way to busy or from out of town? No problem we will mail you your shirt. In order to be guaranteed to get your shirt in time you must register by September 15th.
Temperature Guide flags at every water station
White Flag- The temperature is below 50. Green flag- Low risk of heat injury. Temperature 50 degrees to 65 degrees. Yellow flag-Moderate risk of heat injury. Temperature of 65 degrees to 73 degrees. Red flag- High risk. Temperature of 72 degrees to 82 degrees. Participants should drink plenty water and slow down. Black flag- Extreme risk. Temperature is above 82 degrees. Race will be cancelled if temperature reaches 82 degrees before race is finished.
Day of the event Registration
You can register the day of the event at the red tent but this is not recommended.
Run will start at 7:00 am. Walk starts at 7:30 am. Location of the start of the race will be at Lakeland Ave and Atwood Ave. All participants in the half marathon and 4 mile run walk will receive a Performance shirt. Children will receive a cotton event t-shirt. Free Post race lunch ( sub sandwich, chips and a cookie ), one free beer and live band at Olbrich Park . Half marathon runners and 4 mile runners / walkers will be Chiped timed. Prizes to the first 3 men and women finishing the 1/2 marathon . 1st-$300,2nd-$200 and $3rd-100. The first 3 men and women in the 1/2 marathon will also receive a free pair of shoes from Endurance House. Prizes also to the first 3 male and female half marathon runners in age groups. Finisher metals to all half marathon runners and 4 mile run/ walk participants. Trophy to the first 3 male and female adults and boys and girls under 18 finishing the 4 mile run / walk. Participants may visit Olbrich Botanical Gardens or listen to the band at Olbrich Park. The first 100 Children participants will receive a complimentary photo by Focal Flame Photography with Big bird and Cookie Monster from 10 am till 11:00 am at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Balloon twisting and face painting from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
$60.00 for the half marathon. $40.00 for the 4 mile run/walk. 20.00 for children under 10. Prices increase after September 13.