USATF CERTIFIED RACE
NATURE'S MARATHON - Begin on the North Arm of Burntside Lake and turn onto the historic Echo Trail. Coast toward Shagawa Lake on this challenging and beautiful course. A slight detour through charismatic Winton puts you close to a quick loop around Miner's Lake and finish in downtown Ely.Take in Ely and the surrounding wilderness on this superb fall run.
WIN A MARATHON - WIN A BWCAW CANOE TRIP!
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Walkers are welcome! You must finish within a 16 minutes/mile.
Anyone found cheating will be disqualified.
There are no refunds on registration but your bib can be transferred to another runner or you may transfer to another race during the same calendar year. Transfers cannot be made to another race year. Transfers will incur a $20 fee if made after September 17, 2023.
Packet Pickup is Friday, September 22nd 12:00-10:00pm at Whiteside Park in Ely (721 E. Sheridan St.)
Packets not picked up on Friday will be available at the BUS PICKUP area on Saturday morning.
You will not be allowed on the bus without a bib number.
RACE DAY INFORMATION:
The Ely Marathon will begin at 7:30AM.
The race will begin at Camp DuNord. Buses will transport racers from the Ely Memorial High School (next to the finish line at Whiteside Park) There is limited parking at Camp DuNord, so it is asked that all racers please take the bus.
Buses will begin transportation at 5:30am. The last bus for the full marathon will run at 6:45am.
Traffic will be cleared from the road by 7:30am for the start of the marathon.
Aid stations are located at miles:3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24 and 25, Aid stations will include water, GU drink as well as fruit, GU or other aids.
PACE GROUPS - Pacers will be provided by Beast Pacing. Pace groups will be available for the following goal times: 3:35, 3:50, 4:05, 4:20, 4:35, 5:00 and 5:30
Aid stations are located at miles 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25.
BLANKETS FOR CHARITY
If you have any blankets that you would like to donate to charity, please bring them to the start line. You can use these to keep warm until the start, and as the race begins, there will be large bins to collect them.
All finishers will receive a finishers shirt and medal.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers, as well as the following age categories:
Male and Female: <29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60<
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