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JSU Little River Canyon Center472 Alabama Highway 35 GPS Coordinates: 34.399166,-85.633840 Fort Payne, AL 35967
Fort Payne, AL - Jacksonville State University and the Little River Canyon Center is pleased to announce its 8th annual half marathon set to be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2019.
Possibly one of the most scenic half marathons in the country, the certified course loops 13.1 miles on paved roads, starting and ending at the Little River Canyon Center.
Starting at 8:00 am, the first 5 miles of the run will follow the Little River Canyon National Preserve's scenic and sometimes challenging rim of the canyon, as the remainder winds through gently rolling farm country including Randy Owen Drive and his famous Tennessee River Music Hereford and Angus cattle ranch. Randy and Kelly Owen are often on hand at the 6 and 8 mile water station pitching Fig Newtons, energy GU and drinks.
Awards ceremony to follow.
Event details and schedule
Registration is set at:
$50 prior to September 20th (mail-in) or $50 prior to October 5th (active.com)
$70 day of race (October 5th)
Please come Friday October 4th for early registration and packet pickup - starting at 2:00pm until 5:00pm. Packet pick up and registration will also began 7:00am on race day!