Sandman Half Marathon, 9 Miler, and 5K

Event Info

Date: January 13, 2018

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Distance: half-marathon, 9 mi, & 5k

Location View In Google Maps
4th Street Civic Center
250 South 4th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382

Schedule

Jan 13, 2018
7:00AMPacket Pickup and Registration
9:00AMHalf-Marathon & 9-Miler Start
10:00AM5K Race Starts
12:00PMAll support for runners will end at 12:00PM, at the conclusion of the event.

Description

9th annual Sandman Extreme for Excellence Half Marathon starts in downtown Wytheville, Va., snow or shine, at the recreation center at 250 S 4th Street. The run descends in the first mile to a crossing of Reed Creek at 2,100 feet elevation, before beginning a 4.5 mile climb to the top of Sand Mt. at 3,100'. The climb to the top is on hard surface road, with about 4 miles on packed gravel. A shorter 9 mile alternate run is available without the full climb. A 5K option will also be avaiable this year. Winners in age categories will receive customized tote bags. The event is a fundraiser for the Wythe County Public School Foundation for Excellence--we're all about excellence.

Contacts

Wythe County Public Schools Foundation for Excellence
1570 West Reservoir St, PO Box 815
Wytheville, VA 24382
Email: foundation@wythek12.org
Phone: 276-228-5411
Fax: 276-228-9192

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