Run the RouteSeptember 24, 2016 Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church 301 S Camino Del Pueblo Bernalillo, NM 87004 Organized by Run the Route
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IT IS OUR PLEASURE to inform you that we are organizing a Half Marathon/10k/5k run through historic Bernalillo for the benefit of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), an organization that rescues children from human trafficking. The event takes place on Saturday, September 24th, 2016, staging will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic church and all proceeds will be given to O.U.R. The cost of saving one child is $1,000. This is our first year for the run and it is our goal to raise enough money to save a child.
Run The Route is so privileged to be helping out in a small way. Come RUN, have a blast, and tell your friends!
The race will head south towards Albuquerque and runners will pass through picturesque Bernalillo, the longer races will also pass through the beautiful lands of Sandia Pueblo. Three races will be held: half marathon, 10k and a 5k, competitive and non-competitive alike - all shapes, sizes and skill sets welcome! There will be a DJ, face painting, a raffle, a poster making station, etc., for supporting friends and family. We invite you to come have good fun for a good cause!
Event details and schedule
Run the Route: half marathon/10k/5k will be held on September 24th, 2016 in Bernalillo, NM
All three races will use the same stretch of road.
Gunshot start times for the races are as follows:
Half marathon – 7:00am
10k – 7:05am
5k – 7:10am
Each of the races are down and back; meaning runners will run half the distance of their individual race heading south on Hwy 313, reach their midpoint, turn around, and race back heading north on Hwy 313. There will be markers at the respective midpoints so runners know when to turn.
Staging on race day will be held at “Our Lady of Sorrows” Catholic church, 301 S. Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004. Arrive early to get an ideal parking spot!
Racing chips will STOP being handed out 10 min prior to the GUNSHOT start time, plan accordingly.
Water stations and Porta potties will be placed along the racing route for the runners.
Average temperatures for Bernalillo in late September are in the high 60’s. The high is 83 degrees and the low is 54 degrees with a low chance of precipitation, dress accordingly.
Packet Pickup will be held at “Heart and Sole” (4301 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111) on Friday September 23rd, 2016. Pickup will go from 11:30 am – 6:00 pm. Please bring ID and Waiver.
Any other information regarding parking, etc will be sent out a week prior to the race and again at packet pick up.
Additional questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
So excited to see you there! Thank you for your support of such a good cause!