For those who are in the metro-Phoenix area, we will have a packet pick-up on the Thursday, May 24th at the Road Runner Sports retail store (480.968.2022 43 S. McClintock Drive Tempe, AZ 85281) from 4pm to 7pm. All other racers will have the opportunity to check in and pick up their packet on Friday evening at Freeman Park (420 Papermill Road | Taylor, AZ) from 4pm-7pm. You can also check in and pick up your packet on race morning.
Race Day Schedule
5 - 6 am Check in @ Freeman Park - Buses will transport runners to the starting line(s). Last bus pulls out at 6 sharp - don't miss it!
6:40 am Pre-race meetings will take place @ the starting lines of both races.
7:00 am Start of the 1/2 marathon and 5 mile races
10:00 am Lag wagon hits the road to pick up stragglers. Finish times posted. Awards Ceremony shortly thereafter.
Comfort Inn in Snowflake located @ 2055 S. Main St. has offered 20% off to all race participants. Just mention the trapper days 1/2 marathon and 5 mile.
There will be finishers medals and tech-tees for all participants and. 1-3 place medals will also be awarded to the top overall male and female placers in both the 1/2 marathon and 5 mile races.
Your times will be captured as you cross the finish line and logged according to your bib number. To make this as smooth as possible, please attach your number clearly to the front of your shirt.
There will be 7 aid stations (that's right SEVEN!!) along the course stocked with water and Gatorade to keep you on your game. Because we know support includes inspiration not just hydration you can expect something to make you smile every odd numbered mile. There will also be a sag wagon and a drop wagon for anyone with a bag - or anyone who decides to bag it :)
The Trapper Days Heart Health 1/2 Marathon and 5 mile (like all WMES events) is a sanctioned event. This means you can expect that every reasonable precaution will be met to ensure your experience will be as safe and fun as possible on race day.So come on out and join us for an experience you won't soon forget!