5 March, 10 am start! The Snake River Half Marathon is put on by the Palouse Road Runners on the first Saturday in March every year. It is the first big race of the season for the Quad Cities area. It is a beautiful river canyon out-and-back course on the Wawawai River Road along the Snake River. The flat and paved course is USATF certified. The start and finish are at Wawawai Landing at a river elevation of about 720 feet. Weather in the canyon is quite warm for March with finish line temperatures close to 50F. Go to palouseroadrunners.org for more information.
Runners will start at Wawawai Landing on the Snake River. They will follow Wawawai River Road on a out-and-back course where they will turn around near Water Canyon. There will be mile markers every mile and water stations are about every 2 miles. Toilets will be available at the first two and last two water stations. The course is closed to traffic so personal music devices are allowed. No pets, strollers or bicycles will be allowed on the course. This is a USATF Certified Course.
Local time: 4:46 AM