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Day After the End of the World Marathon
 
Saturday, December 22, 2012    
Time:  8:00 A.M. Marathon start      8:15 A.M. Half Marathon start                  
Location:  Between Highway 59 and FM 1960  
Address:   20550 Townsen Blvd - Humble, TX 77338


Important Information: For the pessimistic marathoners, we suggest you sign up for the End of the World Marathon on Friday, December 21, 2012.   (click here for more information) There will be something special for those who complete both events (marathon or half).   We haven't decided what it will be yet, but we want to encourage folks to share in these once in a lifetime experiences.



Entry fee:
All events:  $65.00 thru 4/30/12    $75.00 5/1/12-8/31/12     $85.00 9/1/12-11/30/12   $90.00 12/1/12-race day  

Registration: To register online (click here).      
To print a paper application (click here).     

Events:
Marathon (26.2 miles-4 loops) 
Half Marathon (13.1 miles-2 loops) 

Packet pickup and race day registration:
Packet pickup Thursday 1 PM to 6 PM at the race site. 20550 Townsen Blvd - Humble, TX 77338
Packet pickup starts at 6:30 AM on race day at the race site.    20550 Townsen Blvd - Humble, TX 77338
Timing chip pickup starts at 6:30 AM on race day at the race site.

Weather:
Temperatures may vary from 32 to 60 degrees. Typically you can expect 40 degree weather.

Certification:
The course is not USATF certified and is not a Boston qualifier because Boston 2013 will not take place because of the end of the world.                       

Timing:
Timing will be provided by Run Houston Timing  www.runhoustontiming.com 
Chips will be available for pickup starting at 6:30 am on race morning at the race site.  20550 Townsen Blvd - Humble, TX 77338

Race limit:
The race has a limit of 1,000 participants.     Check your registration

Time Limit:
This event is walker and velocity challenged participant friendly.  Time limit is 9 hours.  An early start is not necessary because there is no reason to hurry to the end of the world.

T-shirts, medals, and stuff:
Each participant and volunteer will receive a shirt. Each finisher will receive a custom finisher medal and a critter with the finishing position hanging around its neck.   Each registered participant will receive a goody bag.   (The finisher medals are a secret until race day). 


Aid Stations:

There will be water and sports drink available every 2.0 miles at each of the aid stations. There are snacks available at the start/finish aid station (every 6.5 miles).   Portable toilets are located at the start and at each aid station.

Bag Drop:
There will be a area near the starting line where you can leave a drop bag that is easily accessible from the race course.

Awards:
 

Each finisher will receive a critter with the official finishing position hanging around its neck.  Don't blame us if you have a very slow critter. There are no age group awards because every runner is special.

Post race:
A pizza picnic lunch is provided after the race with fresh pizza being delivered every hour starting at 10:00 AM.  Also, snacks, fruit, cookies, chips, and soft drinks are available while you cheer on the other runners as they finish.

Results:
Finishing results will be available on the website.

Refund, Transfers and Carry Forward:
There are no refunds because of the end of the world
*If you have a friend that would be willing to take your place, we will transfer your entry to them for a $5 irritation fee.  Please request transfers by December 10th. No transfers after December 15th.
*If you would like to donate your entry to one of our military people on the wait list, we will do it for no fee.  Please let us know asap so that we can notify a military person on our wait list.

 

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Event: Day After the End of the World Marathon Event Cost: $90.00
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Start Date-Time: For Members Only Reg. Deadline: For Members Only
* End Date-Time: For Members Only PrePay Required: Due at Event
Event Leader: For Members Only
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Payment Details: For Members Only
Directions: For Members Only
Members: 1 Max Attendance: 12
Guests: 1 Spots Available: 10
Total Attendance: 2    
Overnight: No Kid Friendly: No
Skill Level: n/a Dog Friendly: No

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