Ashworth Awards Baystate Marathon Weekend October 19th 2014

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Ashworth Awards BayState Marathon and 1/2 Marathon
Vital Race Information
Date: Sunday Oct. 20, 2013

Directions for all race weekend venues and locations: (Click for directions)

Start Times:
   *  
8:00 AM Half Marathon Start
   *   8:00 AM Marathon Start

Course Information: (Click for course maps)
   *   Flat & Fast
   *   Half-Marathon double loop using portions of the marathon course
   *   Marathon primarily a double loop
   *   Roads are not closed to automobile traffic
   *   Course is not suitable for strollers, in-line skates or wheelchair athletes

Weather:
Typically in the 50s (Click for current forecast)

Entry Fee:
Marathon          Half-Marathon
   $75                     $55               before Sept 1st
   $80                     $60               before Oct 1st
   $85                     $65               before Oct 18th
   $90                     $75               on-site during race expo

Note: If registering on race weekend only cash or checks will be accepted (NO CREDIT CARDS on race weekend)
You MUST BE 16 or older to register for this race
 

T-Shirts: Long-sleeved t-shirts to all runners.

Marathon Prize Money:
  * Open:               $400  $300  $200  $100  $75
  * Masters (40+):   $200  $100   $50
  * Seniors (50+):    $100   $75   $50
  * Veterans (60+):    $75   $50 
Monetary prizes are awarded on gun time only

Awards:
   *  
Medals to ALL Marathon and Half Marathon Finishers
   *   (New in 2011) Personalized Award Plaques (your award, your name your finish time)
       *  
Top 3 Overall male & female
       *   Top 3 male & female in the following age group divisions:
            *  19  & under
            *  20 - 29
            *  30 - 39
            *  40 - 49
            *  50 - 59
            *  60 - 69
            *  70+ 

Note: All awards and monetary prizes will be mailed after the race.
Winners will be notified by email and asked to confirm information for the customized plaques.

Expo:
   *   Free
   *   @ Lowell High School (Click for directions)
   *   Friday, Oct 18th - 6pm to 10pm
   *   Saturday, Oct 19th - 10am to 6pm
   *   All major suppliers
   *   Booths and Demos 
   *   Number & packet pick up

Pasta Dinner:
   *   All You Can Eat Pasta Dinner
   *   Free for Registered Runners
   *   $10 For Guests
   *   @ Lowell High School (Click for directions)
   *   Saturday, Oct 19th - 4pm to 6pm

Refunds, Transfers & Deferrals:
   *   Refunds of entry fees are not available
   *   You may not transfer or sell your registration. 
   *   Marathon Deferrals are only granted for medical issues.  You must request before Sept 1.
   *   There are no deferrals for the Half Marathon.

Number & Packet Pick Up at Lowell High School:
   *   You may pickup packets for your friends.  You must have a copy of their drivers license
   *   Friday Oct 18th - 6pm to 10pm
   *   Saturday Oct 19th - 10am to 6pm
    *** Warning:  If you wait until race day to pickup your packet, we cannot guarantee you get to the starting line on time.  Be prepared for traffic & lines.  ***
   *   Oct 20th - Race Day  - 6am to 7:30am (Click for directions)

Chip Timing Instructions

Runners Services: 
   *  
Bag check at starting line
   *   Digital clocks at every 2 miles for marathon
   *   Water and Lemon-Lime Gatorade approximately every 2 miles
   *   Power Gels at approx miles 7 and 17
   *   Water & porta-potty stations on course (Click for course maps)
   *   Timing via B-Tag RFID system
   *   Course is maintained for a 6 hour marathon running time
          After the 6 hour limit on a rolling basis course services may not be available
 

Race FAQs

Course Records:
  *  
Marathon Men: Dave Dunham, 2:21:36
  *   Marathon Women: Mary Ellen Kelly, 2:45:53

  *   Half Marathon Men Scott Cody, 1:06:46
  *   Half Marathon Women: Kristen Beaney, 1:13:47


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