Date/time: Thursday, April 19 (Day 5 of the Riverboat Series), 6:30AM CDT
Early start: Yes, for marathon, half-marathon, and 50K; 5:30AM CDT.
Location: Snack Bar area, Columbus-Belmont State Park, 350 Park Rd, Columbus KY
GPS coordinates: N 36.765698, W 89.110476
Packet pickup: Late registration and packet pickup are available on race day, beginning one hour before race time at the start location.
Course description: Two loops (2.184 miles combined); south loop (1.445 miles) is paved with views of the Mississippi River, north loop on trail and grass through Civil War Earthworks. This is the hilliest and most beautiful course of the five-day series, go slow and enjoy the scenery.
Number of Laps: 6 for half marathon, 12 for full marathon (subject to change)
Group dinner: To be announced
Super 8 Mayfield, 1100 Links Lane, Hwy 121 & Purchase Parkway, Mayfield KY 42066; 270-247-8899
Wingfield Inn, 1101 Housman St, Mayfield KY 42066; 270-247-3700
One primitive cabin and a few trailers are available to rent in the park; campsites are also available.
Other accommodations may be found by Googling.
Visit the Columbus-Belmont State Park website for maps, directions, and information on the park.