THE 23rd ANNUAL
FOREST OF NISENE MARKS MARATHON
HALF MARATHON AND 5K RUN
Saturday, June 5, 2004
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 ½ hours. Turnaround: Mile 13.1 3 ½ hours. Top of Incline: Mile 20 (inbound) 5 ½ 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 ½ mile and again on the return. Finish is the same as the marathon and ½ 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
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
Marathon $55 Half Marathon $45 5K Run $30
RACE REGISTRATION ON LINE AT: ACTIVE.COM
Website Design, Hosting and Maintenance by User-Friendly Computing
505 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 • Tel: (831) 423-9653
Copyright (C) 2008. All Rights Reserved.