Course information

ALL NEW COURSE FOR 2021!

We’ve created all new routes for 2021 featuring some of Lawrence’s iconic landmarks and as few of Lawrence’s iconic hills as possible!

Both courses are USATF certified:
Half Marathon: KS21020TJD
5k: KS21018TJD

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, a Port-A-John, 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. Winners will receive a plaque and shoes or a gift card from Ad Astra Running, as listed below:

Half Marathon-Overall
1st:
Free pair of Saucony Ride or Guide
2nd: $50 gift card to Ad Astra Running
3rd: $30 gift card to Ad Astra Running

Half Marathon-Masters
1st:
$50 gift card to Ad Astra Running
2nd: $35 gift card to Ad Astra Running
3rd: $20 gift card to Ad Astra Running

5k-Overall
1st:
$50 gift card to Ad Astra Running
2nd: $35 gift card to Ad Astra Running
3rd: $20 gift card to Ad Astra Running

5k-Masters
1st:
$35 gift card to Ad Astra Running
2nd: $25 gift card to Ad Astra Running
3rd: $15 gift card to Ad Astra Running

In addition, we will have awards for the male and female winner of each age group, as well as a $10 gift card to Ad Astra Running. 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.