Date/time: Saturday, June 3 (Day 7 of the Heartland Series), 5:00AM CDT.
Early start: Yes, for 50K, marathon, and half marathon only; 4:00AM CDT.
Location: Brookside Park, W. Richway Dr., Albert Lea, Minnesota
GPS coordinates: N 43.66662, W 93.37572
Parking: 211 West Richway Drive (GPS Coordinates: N 43.66473, W 93.37174)
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 (1.65 miles total); paved, slight rolling hills
Number of Laps: 8 for half marathon, 16 for full marathon
Area hotels:
Country Inn & Suites, 2214 E. Main St, Albert Lea; 507-373-5513/800-456-4000
Holiday Inn Express, 77820 Main St. East, Albert Lea; 507-473-2300
Comfort Inn, 810 Happy Trails Lane, Albert Lea; 507-377-1100
Best Western Plus Albert Lea I-90/I-35 Hotel, 821 East Plaza St, Albert Lea; 507-373-4000/1-800-WESTERN
Looking for something to do Friday night or Saturday after your race? Head to downtown Albert Lea for Eddie Cochran Weekend–car show, “world famous” root beer floats, street dance and more. Click HERE for details!
Maps, directions, more information: Check out the Albert Lea Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Guide for more information about the area!
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Check out the amazing aerial video shot by a drone flown over our course in Clayton, NM, during the 2015 Dust Bowl Series!
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Check out We're All in This Together, an insightful look into the very first 5-state, 5-day series, by author and series participant George Rose!


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