Date/time: Monday, May 29 (Day 2 of the Heartland Series), 6:00AM EDT
Location: Riverfront Park, Niles MI; Start will be in the boat ramp area.
Directions: Take 3rd St. to Bond St. At the bottom of the hill, take a sharp right onto Riverfront and follow that to the parking lot.
GPS coordinates: N 41.82550, W 86.25638
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 (1.872 miles total); paved, a few small hills
Number of Laps: 7 for half marathon, 14 for full marathon (subject to change)
Group dinner: TBA
Area hotels:
It is possible to use the same accommodations for Michigan’s and Indiana’s races; South Bend, IN is approximately 15 miles from Niles, MI and 18 miles from Potato Creek State Park, IN.
Holiday Inn Express Niles, 1000 Moore Dr, Niles MI 49120; 269-684-0300
Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend (formerly Ramada Inn South Bend), 52890 SR 933 North, South Bend IN 46637; 574-272-5220
Comfort Suites South Bend, 60971 US 131 South, South Bend IN 46614; 574-291-3100
(Other accommodations may be found by Googling.)
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