GREAT GUERNSEY TRAIL SPRING HALF-MARATHON, 10K & 5K RACE
This event is meant to showcase the Great Guernsey Trail and will consist of a Half-Marathon, a 10k, a 5k and a Fun Run. This will be a bibbed timed race with timing services provided by Muskingum Multi-Sports.
Proceeds raised at this event will support the Guernsey County Community Development’s (CDC) Great Guernsey Trail and Coal Ridge Park & Trails Development Projects. The CDC built and maintains the 7 mile paved Great Guernsey Trail as well as Coal Ridge Park & Trails. There are plans in the works to add over 7 miles of hiking and walking trails on property owned and maintained by the CDC. All trails and parks are opened to the public and are free of charge. Funding for the maintenance of the trails and the parks is by donations only.
The Half-Marathon, 10k and 5k races and Fun Run are out and back events held entirely on the paved (and flat) Great Guernsey Trail. The route starts in at the Corduroy Rd Trail Head and follows the trail to each turn around and then returns to Corduroy Rd. This is a scenic, traffic free route that follows Leatherwood Creek. There will be water at all of the turnarounds, first aid stations and finish line, in addition there will be fruit, and water and Gatorade at the half marathon turn around. Food will be provided at the finish line as well. Time limit for the half-marathon is 4 hours.
Engraved plaques will be issued to the top three overall finishers and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each of the following age categories: 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Walkers are welcome! Custom made finisher’s medals (with unique logo) will be awarded to every individual that completes the race, whether running or walking.
EARLY PACKET PICK-UP & RACE DAY REGISTRATION:
Race Day registration and packet pick-up will be at the registration building at 63500 Corduroy Rd. Cambridge, Ohio – starting at 7:30am
RACE PACKETS & FINISH LINE PERKS:
Your race packet will include a T-shirt with race logo, swag and more. All participants registered by May 5th are guaranteed a Race T-shirt. Extra t-shirts will be available for on a first come first serve basis on race day.
ENTRY FEES: (non-refundable)
5k Race and Fun Run & Walk $20.00 through May 15th – Day of Entry $25.00
10k Race $25.00 through May 15th – Day of Entry $30.00
Half-Marathon $30.00 through May 15th – Day of Entry $35.00
*Registration forms and fee made out and mailed to: Guernsey County CDC P.O. Box 1175 Cambridge, Ohio 43725 memo line Great Guernsey Trail Half-Marathon
For any questions please contact Race Director Ron Gombeda @ 740-439-0020 or email at [email protected]