All runners will start and finish at the ALFA Farmers Pavilion on the campus of Auburn University, running past the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, touring through the quaint homes on Gay Street,and then touring the beautiful campus of Auburn University. The revised course will pass by the city's most iconic landmarks including Jordan Hare Stadium, Heisman Drive, and through Toomer's Corner. Our half marathon partcipants will enjoy the rolling hills and scenic beauty of Auburn off the beaten path. Come run with us and have your photo taken with the Heisman statues!
Course Timing: Chip timing provided by Lightning Sports Racing
Course Time Limits: To ensure roads reopen at scheduled times and to ensure the safety of our runners, the course time limit of 4 hours has been set.
Children's Half Marathon: Event is scheduled for Saturday January 18th at 10:30 AM Participants will complete their half marathon miles by running 0.6 miles together and finishing under the "big" finish line. Parent's & coaches verify all miles run prior to the final event. Children participate for free, parent running with child is $10. Mileage & registration forms are available at Big Dog Running in Auburn Al., Columbus Ga. and on our Facebook Page-Auburn Classic Half Marathon 10K and Children's Half. Participants will receive a finisher's medal and a T-shirt. Extra shirts or adult shirts can be pre-ordered with registration.
Packet Pick-up: for the Auburn Half Marathon & 10K is scheduled for Friday, January 17th from 10AM through 6PM at the Pavilion (Red Barn) located at 620-A. South Donahue Drive at the Ag Pavilion. Packets will also be available for pick-up on race day from 6am-7am only. Any questions or concerns about packet pick-up can be directed to Jane Farr at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Race Expo: The Expo will run concurrently with packet pick up on Friday, January 17th from 10 AM-6PM. Vendors will be allowed to set up from 8:30 AM through 9:30 AM. We have had an excellent vendor response and are very excited to present the following to our runners and spectators: Big Dog Running Co. of Auburn, HealthPlus Fitness Center, The Clinic on Sixth, EarthFare, Opelika Sportsplex, Cakeapotamus, Verge Pipe Media, Jennifer Young Photography, Thirty-One Gifts with Beth Roden Ley, Origami Owl with Lynn MaGill, King Network and Media Services with Kyle King, BeautiControl with Emily Grider, CPR South with Randy Boone, Spa 180 with Alison Kraeger Bonner, The Market at Blooming Colors with Ginger Purvis, doTerra with Jessica Dugas, Lee County Autism Resource and Advocacy Center with Lennie Squiers, C&W Sauce Company with Stephanie Curtis Woodley, Scentsy with Natalie Marie Downs, Southern Thread Designs with Amy Muncaster Boz, Sam's Club, PartyLite with Mary Overton and Nutrition 1st, Bell Plantation (makers of PB2), Complete Nutrition, RehabWorks and possibly Mizuno. Many thanks to Brandy McCulloch for filling our expo area with a wide variety of goods and services.
Parking for packet pick up: We will be using the hayfield lots on the corners of Donahue Drive and Lem Morrison for packet pick up.
Please remember that on Friday classes will be in session and the Auburn University parking rules will be enforced. Do not park in areas marked A, B, C, PS or R including the parking decks.
Parking for Race Day: Again we will be using the hayfield lots plus the parking deck next to the new OIT building.
Race Transfer, Deferral, Refunds and Change Policy:
No refunds of entry are permitted. The no-refund policy includes requests made due to injury, surgery, pregnancy, personal circumstances, date conflicts and professional commitments.
No deferrals of entry to future years are permitted. The no deferral policy includes requests made due to injury, surgery, pregnancy, personal circumstances, date conflicts and professional commitments.
No transfers of entry will be permitted.This policy includes requests made due to injury, surgery, pregnancy, personal circumstances, date conflicts and professional commitments.
Weather Policy: Race officials may cancel, delay or change the event in case of extreme weather or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of the participants. In the event of cancellation, refunds will not be issued.
Event details and schedule
Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2014.
Time: Half Marathon & 10K -7:30 AM CST (Mandatory: Walkers start at 7:30.)
Children's Half-10:30 AM
Place: Start & Finish @ ALFA Pavilion on Auburn University Campus
Entry Fee: Half Marathon: $45 through October 31st. Nov 1-$50, Dec 1-$55 Jan 1-$60
10K: $25 through October 31st. Nov1-$30, Dec 1-$35, Jan 1-40.
Auburn Opelika Running and Track Associate Half Marathon