Race Weekend Facts

September 22, 2017


EXPO 10 am – 5 pm at Schroon Lake School
Race Start Times on Sat. Sept. 23:
* 5 & 10K – 9:30 am in Chestertown
* Kids 1K Fun Run – 2 pm in Schroon Lake

Packet Pickup at School – 6:30 am to 7:45 am
Race Start Times on Sun., Sept. 24:
* Half Marathon & Relays – 9:10am in Adirondack

Half Marathon Buses depart from 7:45 – 8:10 am. The buses are located 300 yards south of the Marathon Start Line and are lined up between the Word of Life Inn entrance and the Adirondack Inn. Most southerly bus loads first.

Water Stations: Mile 1,3,5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. POWERADE & water at all stations.

Controlled traffic on Route 9 ends at 2:30 pm – see Road Closure Notice. After 2:30 pm there will be no services on the course, and roads will reopen.

NOTE: After 2:30, runners can continue to run but under Pedestrian Rules.
* Water Stations & Race Clocks on course close at 2:30 pm.
* Finish Line Timing closes at 3:00 pm.

All 4 Person RELAY Team members meet at TOPS parking lot Sunday at 7:45am for Relay Team Meeting. Complimentary shuttles to & from the start and relay exchange. Buses will begin moving 1st leg relay runners into position after 7:45am using the Half Marathon buses to Adirondack. 2nd leg runner bus departs from Tops @ 8:15am.

Spectator Buses to Half Marathon Start, depart from Marathon Start Line @ 8:10am. $8 ea.

Spectators Return Buses depart from Adirondack to Schroon Lake every 15 minutes at 9:40, 10:00, 10:15 and 10:30. Return Buses are located 100 yards east of the Adirondack General Store.

Public Restrooms:
Town Hall both floors
Boathouse (next to Town Docks) facing Lake
Bathhouse at Town Beach
Schroon Lake School Gym
Porta Johns just below Fountain Park towards Boathouse, also at Town Hall and Tops parking lot.

Half Marathon Bag Check for runner’s gear is located near Adirondack Lodges Main Entrance north of Half Marathon Start Line near Porta Johns. Pick up near the merchandise tent at the Finish Area.

Relay Runners Gear Bag: Relay Runners to give their Runner Gear Bag to a teammate.

Sag Wagon: Picks up runners unable to finish the race. The Sag Wagon follows the last runner on the course until 2:30.

Timing Mats:
1 – Half Marathon Start
2 – Mile 5.1 (Relay Exchange)
3 – Mile 12
4 – Finish Line (Mile 13.1)

Green Team: Please help Our Green Recycling Team! Look for the recycling bins placed around the park. We recycle plastic water bottles, pop cans & bottles, glass bottles, and the runners’ heatsheets.

Pace Bears: Are Volunteer Runners who are dedicated to help Marathon Runners reach their finish time goal.

Complimentary Showers: At Schroon Lake Central School Gym, Sunday 11 am – 3 pm.

There will be no Volunteer Highway Passes. Volunteers must follow escorted traffic when traveling on Route 9 and cannot travel on other closed roads until they reopen.

Runners, fill out the Medical Form on the back of your Bib – It can save your life!!!

See you at the Post Race Party at Sticks and Stones at 3pm. The Post Race Party is for Volunteers, Runners and their Family & Friends, and Sponsors.

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