CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS: Race Director Ross Heisman, RPHeisman@verizon.net Absolutely no refunds, deferrals or transfers (person to person OR one event to the other). There is no waiting list.
ANY of three convenient locations:
Wednesday, March 13, 4:00-7:00PM, Annapolis Running Shop, 172 Main Street, Annapolis (410.263.0010)
Thursday, March 14, 4:00-7:00PM, Charm City Running, 1910 Town Centre Blvd, Suite 120, at the Annapolis Town Centre at Parole (410.224.9771)
Friday, March 15, 4:00-7:00PM, Spark Running, 558D Ricthie Highway, Park Plaza, Severna Park (410.544.3184)
Race day, 6:30-7:30AM at LA Fitness, 8120 Jumpers Hole Road, Pasadena, MD 21122. Early packet pickup strongly recommended!
Course One to two miles on residential streets with the remainder of both races on the B&A Trail - an asphalt bike and running path along a Rails-to-Trails Park. One significant hill on the full marathon course. The rest of the course is predominantly flat railroad grade. The course IS USATF certified. Port-a-pots will be available on the course.
The Half Marathon and Marathon start and finish in the LA Fitness parking lot, which has ample parking. You may leave gear at the Fitness Center, or in your car.
Course Markings Volunteers will monitor all turns and intersections. Each mile of the Marathon and Half Marathon is marked. Most of the course will be closed to automobile traffic, but there are numerous road crossings and the trail itself will be open to other runners, bikers, roller bladers, and walkers. Please be alert and courteous to two-way trail traffic.
Race Rules: RRCA race etiquette will be observed. Runners are expected to follow the safety guidelines of no headsets, no wheels, and no pets. Stay to the right at all times!
Aid stations will have water and lemon lime Gatorade. These will be located approximately every 3 miles.
Post-race food and beverages are available at the finish. Medals for all finishers. Showers will also be available.
The marathon course will close at six hours (a 13:44/mile pace). We can't guarantee course support after that time. There is NO early start offered.
Travel and Accommodations The closest airport to the race in Severna Park is BWI (Thurgood Marshall/Baltimore Washington International), served by all major airlines, including Southwest.
There are many hotels and B&B type accommodations which you can find via Google search of "Hotels Annapolis MD" or "BWI airport area hotels".