Course Description & Maps
The UrbanICT course will be out-and-back along the Arkansas City River asphalt path from downtown Wichita to Sedgwick County Park. 1 loop for the 25K, 2 loops for the 50K, 3 loops for the 50-mile (plus 3.5 mile out and back). The 5K/10K courses will also run along the same River paths. Manned and unmanned aid stations will be approximately every 2.5 miles. There will be one live road crossing with live traffic where you will be required to use the crosswalk. It's a great event for first timers with a flat and easy course. Pacers WILL BE allowed for any portion of the 25K, 50K, 50-Mile.
The courses will be USATF certified and certification records will be published at a later date.
Finisher awards to all finishers of each event! Buckles for 50K and 50-mile and medals for 5K, 10K, and 25K.
Event specific race bibs.
Complimentary race photos.
Fully stocked aid stations.
Men's & Women's sized tri-blend t-shirts.
Start & Finish; Time Limit
25K, 50K & 50-Mile will start at 9:00pm on Friday night July 27th. 13 hours is the strict time limit for 25K, 50K, 50-mile (10:00am on Saturday, July 28th). A final loop cutoff for the 50-mile only will be determined later.
The 5K and 10K will start at 9:37pm on Friday night July 27th.
6 aid stations per loop plus aid at the finish line. Approximate distance between aid stations is approximately 2.5 miles in the 25K, 50K and 50-Mile.
1 aid station with water for will be available in the 5K and 2 aid stations with water will be available in the 10K.
Check In/Staging Area/Start Finish/Drop Bags
Race headquarters will be located in downtown Wichita, Kansas at RiverWalk Church of Christ 238 N. Waco in Wichita. Packet pickup will be held starting at 7pm on Friday night of the race start. The finish line for all events is the same as the start.
25K, 50K and 50-Mile runners can have drop bag access at the turn around aid-station at Sedgwick County Park (mile 7.5 for 25K and 50K and mile 11, 26.5, and 42.5 for 50-mile) and at the start/finish (mile 15.5 for 50K and mile 19 and 34.5 for 50-mile). Drop bags should be left in the marked areas at the start/finish by 8:45pm and should be marked with name, bib # and distance.
Fundraising Spotlight: Family Promise of Greater Wichita
A portion of proceeds earned from UrbanICT will go to support Family Promise of Greater Wichita. Family Promise of Greater Wichita unites hearts and hands to provide compassionate hospitality and empower homeless families with children to achieve sustainable independence. Check out their website at www.familypromisewichita.org. You will have a chance to donate above and beyond your race registration to FPGW. You are also invited to use the race to participate in a crowdfunding opportunity amongst your own personal networks by sharing this link: Family Promise of Greater Wichita
Local time: 3:33 PM