Welcome to the 2017 George Washington’s Birthday Marathon and Relay … Sunday, February 19, 2017
Information For Runners:
Race Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017. Start time: 10:00 a.m. for all runners.
Course: Three-loop course through Greenbelt, Maryland and the U.S.D.A. Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. USATF-certified, Boston Marathon qualifier.
Relay option: three (or two) runners complete 9.7, 7.3 and 9.2 mile legs.
Aid stations: 13 aid stations at approximately two-mile intervals. Water and Gatorade at all; PowerGel at many.
Comfort Stations: facilities available at aid stations (except for 2.4-mile).
Time limit: 6½ hours (equates to a 14:53/mile pace). Solo marathoners must begin the third loop by 2:15 pm.