Deschutes River Half Marathon & 2.018 mile Run/Walk
FIELD LIMIT IN 2018 = 250
Half Marathon = 9:00 AM
2.017 Mile Run/Walk: 10:00 AM
The 2018 Half Marathon and 2.018 mile Run/Walk will take place on the banks of the WORLD famous Deschutes River. The event is hosted by the Imperial River Company. Two great events to work off a hangover, or just begin the new year by conquering a resolution! Watch this website for updates. Imperial River company has lodging available.
The weather is normally cool and clear. Conditions can obviously vary. Watch the forecast and plan ahead. The average temperature at start time is 32 degrees with a high of 40. Precipitation tends to be rare with a historical average of less than .05 for 01/01. NOTE: If weather dictates, the course can be modified for safety.
The Half Marathon will be a point to point course (see note below) with the finish at the Imperial River Company. Participants will be bussed to the start (from the Imperial River COmpany) and run back following the Deschutes River along the BLM access road. There will be six aid stations on the course. All participants will receive a finishers shirt and medal. Runners and walkers are welcome. There will be a 5-hour cutoff for the event. Watch for updates!
** Important COURSE statement: IF the course conditions (SNOW/ICE) warrant, the route may be changed for safety. The course will still run along the Deschutes River.
2.018 MILE RESOLUTION RUN/WALK:
START TIME: 10:00 AM
The 2.017 Mile Run/Walk starts and finishes at the Imperial River Company. It is a simple out and back course that lets you purge some toxins, begin a year of fitness, or just hang out with some fun folks!
Half: The Half Marathon will start (9:00 AM) 13.1 miles out the BLM road. Participants will be shuttled to the start. All participants must ride the shuttle as the road handles only limited traffic. The 13.1 mile event will finish at the Imperial River Company.
2.018 Mile Run/Walk: The 2.018 mile event starts (10:00AM) and finishes at the Imperial River Company
The Imperial River Company is set right on the banks of the Deschutes River. Lodging is available!
Registration and Check-in:
Day of race number pick-up and registration will begin at 7:00 AM on race morning -- at the Imperial River Company
Awards will be given out for top overall and division finishers (for both events).
Half marathon finishers will receive finishers medallons and t-shirts. The 2.018 mile/run walk will have t-shirts available for purchase.
There will be a post event celebration and awards ceremony at the Imperial River Company. Some fine Widmer Brothers beer will be waiting for you!