September 01, 2019

Boston Bound Marathon & Half Marathon 2019

September 01, 2019 Kids-R-Kids Johns Creek • 3835 Johns Creek Pkwy Johns CreekGA  30024 View Map Organized by Five Star NTP

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September 01, 2019
Sunday

Kids-R-Kids Johns Creek

3835 Johns Creek Pkwy Johns CreekGA  30024
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Have you been dreaming of running

 Boston? 

Need to shave a few minutes off your time to get in? 

Looking for the perfect course to set a PR?

 

This is the event for you!

Regardless if you want to run the Boston or not, this is the event!

  We're racing in Johns Creek/Suwanee/Cumming and the Course is Super Flat and Super Fast!

(FYI, a 1:26 in a half marathon was the time that qualified a seated position in the 2017 Peachtree Road Race.)

Chip Timing, lap pacing, as well as Awesome Shirts & Swag!

Event details and schedule

Entry Fees & Registration

 

Event Cap is a total of 150 participants.  

In an effort to give the marathoners the best shot at obtaining a spot, Half Marathon registration will open on June 9

 

Super Early Bird Registration through July 1

Half...$55
Full...$85
 

Early bird Registration 7/2 - 8/3

Half...$65
Full...$95
 

Regular Registration 8/4 - 8/31

Half...$75
Full...$105

Race Day Registration (available if event cap has not been met)

Half...$85
Full...$115

Virtual Race

You can't qualify for Boston by doing a Virtual Race, but you can get some awesome swag.  We've got some great stuff that we'll be getting all the runners, and you'll be able to get in on the fun, even if you can't make it out to the race.

You'll submit your time by end of day on September 2nd, and we'll post your results compaired to everyone else running the Virtual Race.  Shirts and medals are all mailed 1st thing after the weekend.

Awards

The primary goal of this event is for everyone to GO FAST, but we'll have some great awards for everyone

 

Each race will have awards in the following catagories:

 

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Master M/F
  • Overall Grand Master (50+)
  • Overall Sr. Grand Master (60+)
  • Age Groups (M/F)
    • 19 & Under
    • 20-24
    • 25-29
    • 30-34
    • 35-39
    • 40-44
    • 45-49
    • 50-54
    • 55-59
    • 60-64
    • 65-69
    • 70-74
    • 75+

 

Boston Qualifying

Both courses will be USATF certified, which means the Marathon will be a Boston Qualifier.

 

You will also be able to use your times for Peachtree Qualificatoin, or any pretty much any other race that requires a qualifing time.

 

Here's a link to the Boston Standards

 https://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/enter/qualify

 

 

 

Here's a link to the Peachtree Qualifying Standards

https://dynamix-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/atlantatrackcluborg/atlantatrackcluborg_547539165.pdf

Course & Timing Details

 Course

  • 1 mile FLAT & FAST loop
  • Both the Half & Full will be USATF certified...so the Full with be a Boston Qualifier

 

Timing

  • Chip timed Start & Finish
  • Chip timed split every mile
  • Mile splits are displayed on monitors as you pass by the mile point...helping you keep on pace

 

Elite Aid Stations

  •  2 stations along course (every 1/2 mile)
    • 1 station with cups of water
    • 1 station with your personally selected aid (drinks & gel)...must register by 8/26
  • Bananas & oranges and/or your personal special needs bag

 

Entertainment

  •  We realize the it might get a little repetitive running a 1 mile loop...so we'll have music & entertainment along the course to keep you going and entertained

 

Course Cut Off

  •  Because of the nature of the event, the course will close at 10:30 am (4 hour race time)

 

Five Star Turkey Trot

All participants will earn FREE entry into one of the Five Star Turkey Trots.  See event website for additional details

Refunds, Transfers, & Deferments

Because of the small field limit and the customization for each participant, all registrations are final and there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

  • August 25 11:59 PM EDT - Last Day to Guarantee shirt & Size and aid station choices

    August 31  4 PM - 7 PM - Early Packet Pick up

  • September 1 5:30 AM EDT - Race Day Check in Opens

  • September 1 6:30 AM EDT - Races Start

  • September 1 10:30 AM EDT - Course Closes

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