Race Information

MEDALS

There will be beautiful Sunflower finisher medals for all half marathon and 5K participants!

RACE CATEGORIES

Male & Female Age Groups: 5-Year Increments (14 & Under), 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)

AWARD INFORMATION

Awards will be presented to the Top Overall Male & Top Overall Female Champions in both races

Awards will be presented to the Top Three males and Top Three Females in each age group in both race

AID STATIONS

Aid stations will be located approximately every 2 miles around the following locations for the half marathon: In front of Sunrise Garden Center on 15th Street, Amtrak Station on 7th Street,  Mile 7 & 9 on the levee, and at Sandra J. Community Health Park.

BATHROOMS

There will be portable toilets at the start/finish line and at aid stations at mile 5.25, 7.5, 10, and 11.

PACERS

 

The 2016 Kansas Half Marathon will feature pace group leaders from the Runner’s Edge Training Program. Our seasoned line-up of runners will follow a carefully planned pacing strategy designed to give you the best chance to run a great race.  Instead of running an even pace for each mile, they will use a SmartPace strategy that adjusts the pace based on the hills to help you run ‘even effort’ and start out conservatively to help run more efficiently.  Visit their website to learn more about their pacing strategy or click here to learn more about your pacers and read their bios.

Meet your 2016 pacers!

1:30 – David Bryant, Ryan Wiebe

1:35 – Marvin Mastin, Matt Thompson

1:40 – Lettie Caldwell, Chris Glatt

1:45 – Kelly Dippold, Tiffany Whetzel

1:50 – Sean Binkley, Robert Merritt

1:55 – Chris Lounsbury, Jim Stumpff

2:00 – Susie Fagan, Katie Koester

2:05 – Kris Bethay, Wael Sammur

2:10 – Ann Ojile, Richard Trujillo

2:15 – Sara Aitken, Greg Schultz

2:20 – Jonette Killmar, Heidi Matsakis

2:25 – Amanda Bradford, Stephanie Steiniger

2:30 – Cristal Barnes, Miguel Catano

2:35 – Melinda Bergmann, Mary Lucas

2:40 – Sueann Sandel, Cynthia Stapp

2:45 – Shannon Glass, Lindsey McRoberts

2:50 – Melissa Hart, Layne Whitehouse

2:55 – Amy Clevenger, Suzanne McCanles

3:00 – Scotty Johnson, Sharon Johnson

 

 

HOTELS

Listed below are some hotels around the Lawrence area.

 

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