Course information

ALl new course for 2021!

We’ve created all new routes for 2021 featuring some of Lawrence’s iconic landmarks! The half marathon will have seven aid stations along the route, and the 5k will have a single aid station. 

We will be obtaining USATF certification for both the half marathon and 5k routes once we have approval from the city on the routes.

Aid Stations:

There will be seven aid stations along the half marathon course.
Aid Station 1:Mile 1
Aid Station 2: Mile 2.9
Aid Station 3: Mile 5
Aid Station 4: Mile 6.8
Aid Station 5: Mile 8.3
Aid Station 6: Mile 9.7
Aid Station 7: Mile 11.2

All aid stations will have water and Blendrich Endurance Blend; energy gels will be available at Aid Stations 4, 5, 6, and 7.

The 5k will have a single aid station at Mile 1.7 with water and Blendrich Endurance Blend.

Awards

We will have awards for the top 3 male and top 3 female overall and masters runners in both the 5k and the half marathon. In addition, we will have awards for the male and female winner of each age group. Age groups are listed below:

5k: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Half Marathon: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

All runners will receive a finisher’s medal as well.

Pace Teams

We are proud to have the SmartPacing Pace Team on the half marathon route! Pacers will be available for the following finish times: 1:35, 1:40 ,1:45, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:05, 2:10, 2:15, 2:20, 2:25, 2:30, 2:35, 2:40, 2:45, 2:50, 2:55, and 3:00.