Journeys Marathon • MAY 12, 2018

Full Marathon

The full marathon course begins near Boulder Junction on Cty K at White Birch Village and makes its way southeast along scenic Cty K to East Buckatabon Lake Road, then south to East Hunter Lake Road and onto Boot Lake Road, then East on County G before the final leg on Adams Road, Illinois Street and onto Michigan Street – finishing south of the bridge after crossing over the Eagle River into Riverview Park. Finishers receive custom-printed Journeys Marathon moisture wicking T-shirts and die-cast medals. Race Packet Pickup is Friday, May 11, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm during the All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm) at the Northland Pines Elementary School or from 6:00 am to 6:45 am at Northland Pines Elementary School on race day, Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Buses will transport runners from the Northland Pines Elementary School to the start line in Boulder Junction promptly at 6:45 am.  Bag and tag will be available at the start line.

This course is open to those 12 years and older.

The race course closes at 2:00 pm. All runners must be across the Finish Line by 2:00 pm or they will be disqualified and transported to the Finish Line. If this is not possible please consider the race you choose.

Half Marathon

The half marathon course begins on Cty K just east of East Buckatabon Lake Road where the course continues south to East Hunter Lake Road and onto Boot Lake Road, then east on County G before the final leg runs along Adams Road, Illinois Street and onto Michigan Street finishing south of the bridge after crossing over the Eagle River into Riverview Park. Finishers receive custom-printed Journeys Marathon moisture wicking T-shirts and die-cast medals. Race Packet Pickup is Friday, May 11, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm during the All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm) at the Northland Pines Elementary School or from 6:00 am to 8:00 am at Northland Pines Elementary School on race day, Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Buses will transport runners from the Northland Pines Elementary School to the start line near Conover promptly at 8:30 am. Bag and tag will be available at the start line.

This course is open to those 12 years and older.

The race course closes at 2:00 pm. All runners must be across the Finish Line by 2:00 pm or they will be disqualified and transported to the Finish Line. If this is not possible please consider the race you choose.

13.1 Mile Power Walk
Journeys Marathon 13.1 Mile Power Walk is designed for the walker who wants to be scored and listed in the race results. Participants agree to walk the entire course. The course begins on Cty K just east of East Buckatabon Lake Road where the course continues south to East Hunter Lake Road and onto Boot Lake Road, then East on County G before the final leg runs along Adams Road, Illinois Street and onto Michigan Street finishing south of the bridge after crossing over the Eagle River into Riverview Park. Finishers receive custom-printed Journeys Marathon moisture wicking T-shirts and die-cast medals. Race Packet Pickup is Friday, May 11, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm during the All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm) at the Northland Pines Elementary School or from 6:00 am to 8:00 am at Northland Pines Elementary School on race day, Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Buses will transport runners from the Northland Pines Elementary School to the start line near Conover promptly at 8:30 am. Bag and tag will be available at the start line.

This course is open to those 12 years and older.

The race course closes at 2:00 pm. All power walkers must be across the Finish Line by 2:00 pm or they will be disqualified and transported to the Finish Line.If this is not possible please consider the race you choose.

10K 

The 10K starts and finishes in Riverview Park at the Full Marathon Finish Line. Race Packet Pickup is Friday, May 11, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm during the All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm) at the Northland Pines Elemementary School or from 7:00 am to 7:45 am at the Finish Line in Riverview Park on race day, Saturday, May 12, 2018. The course begins just in front of the Finish Line in Riverview Park, crosses over the Eagle River on the recreation bridge and then turns left onto Sherburn St.  Follow Sherburn to Illinois to the first 10K turn around cone where you will go around the cone and run on the left hand side of the road to Bolte (your next left).  Turn left onto Bolte and run on the left hand side of the road until you see the second turn around cone.  At that point you will go around the cone and continue to run on the left hand side back to Illinois where you will turn left and run on the left hand side of the road all the way down to Michigan where you will then turn right and run toward the bridge to finish in Riverview Park where you started.  Finishers receive custom-printed Journeys Marathon moisture wicking T-shirts and die-cast finishing medals.
This course is open to those 8 years and older.

5K
The 5K starts and finishes in Riverview Park at the Full Marathon Finish Line. Race Packet Pickup is Friday, May 11, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm during the All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm) at the Northland Pines Elementary School or from 7:00 am to 7:45 am at the Finish Line in Riverview Park on race day, Saturday, May 12, 2018. The course begins just in front of the Finish Line in Riverview Park, crosses over the Eagle River on the recreation bridge and then turns left onto Sherburn St.  Follow Sherburn to Illinois where you will turn left and run on the left hand side of the road until you see the turn around cone and water station.  At that point you will go around the cone and continue to run on the left hand side of the road all the way down to Michigan where you will turn right and run toward the bridge to finish in Riverview Park where you started.  Finishers receive custom-printed Journeys Marathon moisture wicking T-shirts and die-cast finishing medals.
This course is open to those 8 years and older.

Kids Fun Run
This event is a fun way to get your kids (ages 7 and under) started on their way to a fit life.  The kids run laps for prizes.  Water and snack bags will be provided.  Kids can participate anytime between 10:30 am to 1:00 pm on race day, Saturday, May 12, 2018. The Start/Finish Line for the Kids Fun Run is at the tennis court in Riverview Park.  Entry Fee is $5.00.  (Riverview Park is the Finish Line for all other races.)  (This event may be cancelled due to inclement weather.)

Other Information

Aid Station Information: Available at the Start of the Full Marathon, at the 13.1 mile marker (Half Marathon Start) and at the Finish Line.
Water Station Information: Start of Full Marathon, mile markers 3, 5,7,9,11,13,Start of Half Marathon, 15,17,19,21,22,23,24,25 and the Finish Line.  Note: mile marker 19 through Finish Line will also have fruit and/or cookies available.

Portable Restrooms: Start of race, Mile 5,7,11,13,17,21,23,25 and at the Finish Line.

Is this a Boston Marathon qualifier?
Yes, the course will be sanctioned and measured for this year’s race as it has been in the past.

Are strollers, bicycles and pets permitted on the race course?
No – strollers, bicycles (other than course safety bikes) or pets are not allowed on any of the courses at any time.

Are headphones, iPods or MP3 players permitted?
You may wear your headphones, iPods or MP3 players, however; we ask that you keep the volume AT A REASONABLE LEVEL for your own safety and out of courtesy for fellow participants. You should still be able to hear participants and volunteers in proximity to you. BE COURTEOUS OF OTHERS and CAUTIOUS OF POSSIBLE TRAFFIC.

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REGISTRATION ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD AT:

– THE NORTHLAND PINES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON FRIDAY EVENING,  MAY 11  FOR ALL RACES (5PM – 9PM)

– THE NORTHLAND PINES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 12 FOR THE FULL MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 13.1 MILE POWER WALK (6AM – 8AM)

– FINISH LINE IN RIVERVIEW PARK ON SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 12 FOR THE 10K AND THE 5K (7AM – 7:45AM)

Related Race Links

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FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018

Activities to take place at the Northland Pines Elementary School – 1700 Pleasure Island Rd., Eagle River, WI

Race Packet Pickup and Registration

For All Races:
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$8 for Adults, $5 for 6-12 year olds, 5 and under free.   Sponsored by the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center and Trig’s.

Health and Wellness Expo:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Activities include:

  • 15 minute Yoga sessions ( 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
  • Health and Wellness exhibits
  • Sales from local businesses

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Marathon/Half Marathon & Power Walk Race Packet Pickup:
6:00 am to 8:00 am at the  Northland Pines Elementary SchoolBuses will transport runners from the Northland Pines Elementary School to the start line of Full Marathon at 6:45 am and Half Marathon/13.1 Mile Power Walk at 8:30 am. Parking will be available at the school.  The 10K and 5K start and finish in Riverview Park with registration and packet pick-up in the park starting at 7:00 am to 7:45 am.

Course Hours: 

All Journeys Marathon Courses are open until 2:00 pm.   All runners/walkers must be across the finish line by 2:00 pm or they will be disqualified and transported to the finish line.  If this is not possible please consider the race you choose

Journeys Marathon
Start Time: 8:00 am

Journeys Half Marathon/13.1 Mile Power Walk
Start Time: 9:15 am

Journeys 10K and 5K
Start Time: 8:00 am (This race starts and finishes at Riverview Park)

Finish Line: Riverview Park
South side of the bridge on Railroad Street in Riverview Park. A bus service (located across the street from Riverview Park at the Eagle River Area Visitors Center) will be provided following the race to take racers to and from Northland Pines Elementary School where showers will be available.  Bring your own towel and soap!  Shuttle bus Hours: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm 

Medals to all finishers.

Awards Ceremony:

Riverview Park – 2:00 pm

Plaques awarded to:

  1. The Male and Female overall winner of the Full Marathon and Half Marathon (not eligible for age group awards).
  2. 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each age group, male and female, for Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 13.1 Mile Power Walk.
  3. 1st, 2nd and 3rd for overall male and overall female in the 10K and 5K.

Many door prizes.  Must be present to win.

Food and Beverages:

Enjoy the setting of the Northwoods with Old Wisconsin brats or wieners, ice cold beer from Tribute Brewing Company and soda products.  Available in Riverview Park at the Finish Line.

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