Race Info for the USATF Certified Courses
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Shelby Forest Loop Marathon and Half Marathon Web Page: https://altisendurance.com/events/shelby-forest-loop-marathon-and-half
USATF certified marathon and half marathon courses - TN14002MS and TN14001MS
The sixth annual Shelby Forest Loop Marathon and Half Marathon is set for Sunday, February 24, 2019. The marathon will start at 8:00 AM and the half marathon will start at 8:30 AM. The race will take place at Meeman Shelby Forest State Park in Millington, TN. The start/finish is located at 736 Piersol Rd Millington, TN 38053.
Email sent to race entrants on 2/21/19
Hi Super Loop Runners!
Local time: 10:52 AM
Time flies! This Sunday is the sixth annual Shelby Forest Loop Marathon and Half Marathon! Race info is below:
Race Web Page: http://altisendurance.com/events/shelby-forest-loop-marathon-and-half
Race Start/Finish: The race start/finish is at/near 736 Piersol Road Millington, TN about seven tenths of a mile past the Meeman-Shelby Forest Visitor Center. On the off chance that your GPS device can't find the race start/finish address I note that the Visitor Center address is 910 Riddick Road Millington TN. A map of the roads leading to the race start/finish can be seen at http://altisendurance.com/events/shelby-forest-loop-marathon-and-half#directions
There is no park entry fee. Parking is at the race start/finish.
Race morning packet pickup starts at 7:15 at the race start/finish.
Saturday night packet pickup is at Three Guys Pizza Pies from 5:30-6:30PM at 9045 HWY 64, STE 105 Memphis, TN. Pick up your race shirt and packet and enjoy some great pizza! Runners who pick up race packets on Saturday night can choose an Altis car charger or an Altis luggage tag to take with them.
Marathon Start Time: 8:00AM
Half Marathon Start Time 8:30AM
Miscellaneous: Cookies, chips, candies, water, gatorade, and pb&j will be provided at the aid stations. Runners should bring their own energy gels and electrolytes to the race as needed/desired. Currently there are 54 runners entered in the half marathon and 50 entrants in the marathon which means there will be 90-95 runners on the course. Weather forecast for Sunday looks good! Start temp is forecast to be in the low 40s with a high of 54 for the day. Everyone is welcome to have a drop bag at the start/finish. There is an aid station every mile. Please ensure your race number is visible to the fantastic race volunteers. The left leg of your shorts is a great place to attach your bib number. Runners are welcome to pick up race packets for other runners. Best of luck to all the BQ seekers!!! Time limit is seven hours.
Questions: email Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org