Project Description

GBRC Honeywagon Runs
Half Marathon, 4 Mile Run and Kids 10 and under Fun Run

When: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Where: Riverside Park Everson, WA

Courses

The Runs are run on mostly flat low traffic scenic country roads. The Courses will not be closed to traffic.

4 Mile Run Course Description
The run starts in Riverside Park  leaves the Park and heads north on Trapline Rd. in .9 mile it turns left on Timon Rd. at 1.8 miles it turns left on Stickney Island Rd. at about 2 miles there will be an aid station at 3.52 miles it turns right into Riverside Park once in the Park it follows a trail counter clockwise .48 mile around the park  across the finish line at 4 miles. Please see attached map for a visual of the course.

Half Marathon Course Description
The run starts in Riverside Park follows a trail clockwise around the park. in .48 mile leaves the Park and heads north on Trapline Rd. at 1.38 miles turns left on Timon Rd. at 2.28 miles turns left on Stickney Island Rd. at about 2.5 miles there will be an aid station at 4.08 miles turns left on Trapline Rd.  at about 4.7 miles there will be a second aid station at 5.38 miles turns left on Hampton Rd. at about 7.2  miles there will be a third aid station at 7.98 miles turns left on Northwood Rd. at 8.38 miles turns left on Timon Rd. at 9.18 miles turns left (North) on Slotmaker Rd. at about 9.7 miles there will be a fourth aid station at 9.74 miles it makes a U turn and heads (South) on Slotmaker Rd. at 10.24 miles turns left on Timon Rd. at 11.04 miles turns right on Stickney Island Rd. at about 11.5 miles there will be a 5th. and final aid station at 12.62 miles  turns right into Riverside Park once in the Park follows a trail counter clockwise .48 mile around the Park across the finish line at 13.1 miles. Please see attached map for a visual of the course.

Course Map

Registration

PRE-REGISTRATION  OPENS  FEBRUARY  1, 2018

Race-day Registration  will begin at 7:30 am. at Riverside Park and closes 15 minutes before each respective event.  Bib Number pick-up starts at 7:30 am. and continues up until the time of your event.

Register Online Here

Start Times

Half Marathon (Walkers): Start at 8:00am
All other Half Marathoners: Start at 9:00am
4 Mile Runners: Start at 10am
Kid’s Fun Run: Starting at 9:15am

RUNNERS are advised that aid stations close down at noon and Finish Line timing will close at 1:30pm.

Entry Fees

GBRC Members: Free
4 Mile: $25.00 (Pre-race). $30.00 (Day of Race)
Half Marathon: $30.00 Pre-race. $35.00 Day of
Kid’s Fun Run (10 and Under): FREE

Hospitality

Plenty of post run hospitality for all Runners and Walkers.  The Honeywagon Runs goes Green again this year. All of our utensils, plates and cups are compostable . So please use the provided container to dispose of your waste.

Awards

Medals will be given to the top 3 finishers over all in the Half Marathon and the 4 Mile Run (male/female). Also in the Half Marathon the First Place Finishers male/female will receive 3 one hour massages compliments of Mountain Meadow Massage in Everson.  In the 4 Mile Event the First Place Finishers male/female will  receive in addition to their Medal a one Year Membership to Pickford Film Center compliments of the Pickford.  Certificates will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age group (male/female) in the Half Marathon and the 4 Mile Run.  Age Groups  are 10 and under, 11-14, 15-18 and then in 10 year increments thru age 80.

 Certificates will also be  awarded to first time Half Marathon finishers. You will have to let us know If this was your first Half Marathon finish so don’t be shy.

All awards can be picked up at the awards table following your event.

Massage

Mountain Meadow Massage will be offering complimentary massages before and after the runs. Come early and have them help  you  loosen up before you run. Or, after  your  run, a light massage is always good to help with recovery.  This will be Mountain Meadow Massage’s third year at the Honeywagon Runs and we greatly appreciate their involvement.

2017  Results

 Results are available NOW at www.gbrc.net on our results page as well as  at http://www.buduracing.com/.

2017  Race Photos

Photos  for 2017 will be back on this site in a few weeks. So please check back.

Course Etiquette

In order to make our runs safe and enjoyable for all participants we have a few safety guidelines. Run/Walk facing on coming traffic and stay on the shoulder as much as possible. Please be advised  the course does not lend itself to baby joggers. If you do choose to participate with a Baby Jogger please start at the back of the pack and when passing leave plenty of room. Also our courses do not lend themselves to running with dogs so please NO DOGS.

Directions to Event

From I-5 South: Take Sunset Exit (#255),turn right and go 1 mile to the Hannegan Rd. (3rd. light). Turn left on Hannegan, go 6 miles to the East Pole Road, turn right on East Pole Rd., follow East Pole Rd. to Everson, cross over Nooksack River Bridge and  take the first left onto W. Main St. which junctions with Park Drive. Riverside Park is on your left just past this junction.

From I-5 North: Take Birch Bay-Lynden Road Exit(#270). Turn left and go East to Lynden. Turn right (south) onto Guide Meridian, go to East Pole Road and turn left, follow East Pole Road to Everson, cross over Nooksack River Bridge and take the first left onto West Main St. which junctions with Park Drive.  Riverside Park is on your left just past this junction.

Shirts

Short Sleeve Uni-Sex Sport TeK Shirts are available for purchase but must be purchased during pre-registration. These are high quality very breathable running shirts! PLEASE NOTE Deadline to order Shirts is Fri. March 31th.

Half Marathon Finisher Medals

Finishers Medals are available for purchase but also must be purchase during pre-registration. PLEASE NOTE deadline to order Medals is Sat. April 1st.

Past Race Photos

Race Photos 2014
Race Photos 2012

A BIG  THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS

  • Mount Baker Theatre
  • Pickford Film Center
  • Mountain Meadow Massage
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Master’s Blend Coffee House
  • Community Food Coop

 

For Info or to Volunteer Contact:

Larry Lober and Rex Hall, Race Directors
E-mail: loberlober@frontier.com, Phone: 360-398-1773

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