Course information

ENHANCED COURSE FOR 2022!

We’ve updated our routes for 2022 featuring some of Lawrence’s iconic landmarks and as few of Lawrence’s iconic hills as possible!

Both courses are pending USATF certification; :

Aid Stations:

There will be seven aid stations along the half marathon course.
Aid Station 1:Mile 1.8
Aid Station 2: Mile 3
Aid Station 3: Mile 5.1
Aid Station 4: Mile 6.7
Aid Station 5: Mile 8
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 1.5 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 as well as gift cards from Ad Astra Running

In addition, we will have awards for the top three runners 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.