Date/time: Friday, April 20 (Day 6 of the Riverboat Series), 6:30AM CDT
Early start: Yes, for marathon, half-marathon, and 50K; 5:30AM CDT.
Location: Arena Park, 200 E. Rodney Dr, Cape Girardeau MO
GPS coordinates: N 37.310817, W 89.559764
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 (2.62 miles total) with aid station in the middle; paved; very low, rolling hills, partial shade
Number of Laps: 5 for half marathon, 10 for full marathon (subject to change)
Group dinner: To be announced
Auburn Place Hotel & Suites, 3265 William St, Cape Girardeau MO 63701; 573-651-4486
Super 8 Cape Girardeau, 2011 N. Kings Hwy, I-55 Exit #99, Cape Girardeau MO 63701; 573-339-0808
Other accommodations may be found by Googling.
More information: Visit the Cape Girardeau website for more info about the park and Cape Girardeau area.
While you’re in Cape Girardeau, stop and check out Missouri Running Co’s store, Southeast Missouri’s premier running and walking company! Conveniently located at 1720 N. Kingshighway, just 2 miles east of I-55, they’ve got everything you forgot to pack or didn’t know you needed. They’re open until 6:00PM, so you’ll have plenty of time to stop by and have a look around!