THE 23rd ANNUAL

FOREST OF NISENE MARKS MARATHON

PLUS

HALF MARATHON AND 5K RUN

Saturday, June 5, 2004

Aptos, California

Presented By

                  Santa Cruz Host Lions and Santa Cruz Track Club

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

NO REGISTRATION AFTER MAY 15 OR WHEN FULL (400 RUNNERS)

RACE WILL FILL FAST!

 

SCHEDULE: Race L/S shirt and race number pick up starts at 6:30 am at Aptos Village Park. The Marathon t 8:00 am, Half Marathon 8:30 am,  5K Run 9:00 am.

 

START/FINISH: Aptos Village Park at the entrance to Nisene Marks State Park. (Aptos Creek Road and Soquel Drive).

 

COURSE: The Marathon is a beautiful out and back on a fire road under a canopy of trees with an elevation gain of 2500 feet in the first 12 miles.  There are two steep climbs on the course at miles 5 to 6 and 10 to ll. There are 5 aid stations on the course.    NO WALKERS!

 

CUTOFFS: For the volunteers sake and the runners safety cutoffs will be enforced on the Marathon course at the following points.  Sand Point: Mile 9 (outbound),  2 hours. Turnaround: Mile 13.1      3 hours. Top of Incline: Mile 20 (inbound) 5 hours. Finish line closed 7 hour.

 

Half Marathon is 3 miles on fire road then 8 miles on single track trail returning to fire road with right turn and 2 miles to finish.  There is an elevation gain of 1000 feet in the first 7 miles.  There are 3 aid stations on the course.    NO WALKERS.

 

5K Run is out and back with the start on the Aptos Creek Road above the finish line.  There is a short dip in the first mile and again on the return.  Finish is the same as the marathon and marathon

 

AWARDS/DIVISIONS: All marathon runners  receive the traditional custom hat and all marathon finishers receive custom finish medal.  No age group awards for marathon race.

Half Marathon and 5K Run 5 year age groups 3 deep receive custom  medals.  All over all winners.      male and female in all three races receive trophies and gift   

                                                                                                

All  proceeds go to the Santa Cruz Host Lions Club to benefit the Hearing and Sight Impaired
Race Hot Line:  Carol Cuminale (831) 662-9420  or  Diane Delucchi (831) 684-0867

Web site:  sctc.runners.net

 

REGISTRATION FEE

(Non-refundable)

Marathon   $55        Half Marathon    $45        5K Run    $30

RACE REGISTRATION  ON LINE AT:   ACTIVE.COM

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