Date/time: Thursday, June 1 (Day 5 of the Heartland Series), 5:00AM CDT
Early start: Yes, for 50K, marathon, and half marathon only; 4:00AM CDT.
Location: Discovery Trail, 25th Ave N. and Grant St, Clinton IA, just north of the Sawmill Museum.
GPS Coordinates: N 41.87062, W 90.17476 (start will be one block north)
Packet pickup: Late registration and packet pickup are available on race day, beginning one hour before race time at the start location.
Course description: Out and back (2.184 miles total); paved, mostly flat; scenic course along the west bank of the Mississippi River
Number of Laps: 6 for half marathon, 12 for full marathon (subject to change)
Area hotels:
It is possible to use the same accommodations for Illinois’ and Iowa’s races; Clinton, IA is approximately 3 miles from Fulton, IL.
Comfort Inn & Suites Fulton, 1301 17th St, Fulton IL 61252; 815-589-3333
Oak Tree Inn Clinton, 2300 Valley West Ct, Clinton IA 52733; 563-243-1000
Super 8 Clinton, 1711 Lincoln Way, Clinton IA 52732; 563-242-8870
Clinton Tourism and other Lodging
There’s a lot going on in Clinton! Click HERE to view a listing of events happening in town during the Heartland Series!
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