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.
Elevation: 382′
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
Area motels:
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.
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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!


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