Race Weekend Facts

November 18, 2019


SATURDAY – September 26, 2020
EXPO 10 am – 5 pm at Schroon Lake School
Race Start Times on Sat. Sept. 26:
* 5 & 10K – 9:30 am in Chestertown
* Kids 1K Fun Run – 2 pm in Schroon Lake

SUNDAY – September 27, 2020
Packet Pickup at School – 6:30 am to 8:15 am
Race Start Times on Sun., Sept. 22: 7:00 am Early Birds; 9:00 am for Marathon & Relays
* Half Marathon– 10:00 am starting at 13.1 mile marker in the Village of Adirondack

Complimentary Half Marathon Buses depart from Schroon Lake to Adirondack at 8:40 – 9:05 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 southernly bus loads first.

Water Stations: Mile 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25. POWERADE & water at all stations.

All 4 Person RELAY Team members meet at Tops Supermarket parking lot Sunday at 8:15 am for Relay Team Meeting. Complimentary shuttles to & from the start and relay exchange. 1st leg runner will join the Marathoners at the start line on Main Street in Schroon Lake at 9:00 am.  2nd leg runner bus departs from Tops Supermarket @ 8:40 am. 3rd leg runners use the Half Marathon buses departing between 8:40 and 9:05 am from between the Word of Life Lodge entrance and the Adirondack Inn south of the Town on Route 9. 4th leg runner bus departs TOPS Supermarket at 10:00 am.

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 3:30 pm.

Spectator Buses to Half Marathon Start – depart from Marathon Start Line @ 9:05 am. $8 ea.

Spectators and Relay Runners finishing at Mile 13.1 (half-marathon start) Return Buses depart from Adirondack to Schroon Lake every 15 minutes from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm. 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.

Marathon Bag Check for runner’s gear is located near the Marathon start line across Dock Street at Fountain Park – 8:00 am to 8:50 am. Pre-numbered bags will be in your Registration Packets and you may pick up them up near the merchandise tent at the Finish Area.

Half Marathon Bag Check for runner’s gear is located near Adirondack Lodges Main Entrance north of Half Marathon Start Line near Porta Johns. Pre-numbered bags will be in your Registration Packets. 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. Pre-numbered bags will be in your Registration Packets.

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 4.4
3 – Mile 13.1 (Half Marathon Start)
4 – Mile 18.2
5 – Mile 25
6 – Finish Line

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.

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 4:00 pm. The Post Race Party is for Volunteers, Runners and their Family & Friends, and Sponsors.

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