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
Where: Riverside Park Everson, WA
- Half Marathon Female 2017………………………………Hazel Clapp 1:30:12.5
- Half Marathon Male 2017………………………………….Zach Brown 1:23:21.4
- Four Mile Female 2017………………………………………Alma Mcmurty 24:46.5
- Four Mile Male 2017………………………………………..…David Larpenteur 21:17
Prize Money For New Course Record
- $100.00 for New Record Half Marathon Female/Male
- $50.00 for New Course Record 4 Mile Run Female/Male
New for 2018 Half Marathon is a USATF Certified Course!
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.
PRE-REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Race-day Registration will begin at 7:30am at Riverside Park and closes 15 minutes before each respective event. Bib Number pick-up starts at 7:30am and continues up until the time of your event.
Half Marathon (Walkers): Start at 8:00am
Half Marathoners Runners: 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 11:00am and Finish Line timing will close at 11:30am.
GBRC Members: $5.00 Pre-Race | $10.00 Day of Race
4 Mile Run: $25.00 Pre-Race | $35.00 Day of Race
Half Marathon Runners/Walkers: $30.00 Pre-race | $40.00 Day of Race
Kid’s Fun Run (10 and Under): FREE
Plenty of post run hospitality for all Runners and Walkers. The Honeywagon Runs go Green again this year. All of our utensils, plates and cups are compostable. So please use the provided container to dispose of your waste.
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 and the 4 Mile Run the First Place Finishers male/female will receive an additional award.
Age 50 Plus Fastest Time Award Male/Female in both the Half Marathon and 4 Mile Run. So be sure to check the results to see If you’re our 50 Plus Fastest Time Award Winner.
Certificates will be emailed 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, 11-19 and then in 10 year increments thru age 80.
A Framed Certificate will also be awarded to all first time Half Marathon finishers. Be sure to let us know If this is your first Half Marathon when you register.
All awards can be picked up at the awards table following your event.
Mountain Meadow Massage will be offering complimentary massages before and after the runs. Come early and have them loosen you up before you run. Or after your run a light massage is always good to help recovery. This will be Mountain Meadows Massage fourth year at the Honeywagon Runs and we greatly appreciate their involvement.
Running Shoe Recycling Program
BBay Running and GBRC have joined together to start a program for runners to recycle their old running shoes. So bring all your old running shoes with you to the Honeywagon Runs and we will take them off your hands and keep them out of our landfills. For more info on this program go to shoe recycling & reuse at bbayrunning.com.
Member, Participant & Attendee Benefit
15% Discount Rate at Oxford Suites Bellingham for GBRC Members, Participants & Attendees of the Padden Mudfest.
To access the discount through the Oxford Suites Bellingham website, your members can type “GBRC” in the Promo Code box.
It’s a quick and easy way to make a reservation!
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.
Long 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 $22.00! PLEASE NOTE: Deadline to order and purchase a Shirt is Thursday, March 29th.
Half Marathon Finisher Medals
Finishers Medals are available for purchase $10.00 but also must be purchase during pre-registration. PLEASE NOTE: Deadline to order Medals is Thurs. March 29th.
Past Race Photos
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, Race Director
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 360-398-1773