Date: Sunday: April 24th, 2016
Number Pickup: 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Start: 9:00 AM
Field: 1,000 Runners (capped)
Start Location: Crane Beach Parking lot, 310 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA
Parking Location: Crane Beach Parking Lot
Registration Location: Under the White Tent: Crane Beach Parking Lot.
Course Time limits: 2:30
Does any part of this course run on the beach?
No, the entire course is on regular paved roads with a very small section on a well maintained dirt road in the beginning section.
When can I pick up my bib and shirt? Sunday: 7:30 – 9 AM – Crane Beach Parking Lot, 310 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA
Parking: Crane Beach Parking lot. Please park in lined parking spots and do not park on Argilla Road (the road coming into the Beach).
Where is the start? The race starts in the parking lot– adjacent to the registration area.
When do I line up at the start?
Please plan to line up in the start corral by 8:50 AM.
Is there a Bag Check Area?
No, please secure your articles in your car. Articles of clothing that are left unclaimed after the race will be donated to a local shelter. LOCO Sports is not liable for any losses or theft that runners may incur.
When should I arrive before the race?
The earlier the better! Arrive 60 minutes before the race to insure you have time to park and get to the start.
Can I run with a baby stroller?
No, for safety reasons, strollers are not allowed on the course.
Can I run with headphones or ear-buds?
So that you can hear traffic, and race marshals and for safety reasons, we strongly discourage the use of headphones on the course.
Can I run with my dog?
No, dogs are not allowed on the course.
Can I get a refund if I register but don’t run?
Sorry, once you have registered, there are no refunds.
You may not transfer your number to another person.
No Transfer, No Refunds, No deferrals.
Can I reserve a shirt in a certain size?
No. When you check the box next to a t-shirt size on your registration form, you’re not reserving a shirt, you’re helping us work out how many shirts we need to order in each size. If it’s really important that you get a shirt in your size, please come early to avoid disappointment. (Shirts will not be mailed out after the event if you do not pick yours up)
Where do I Park?
Right at Crane Beach, near the start and finish.
What is the time limit for the 10 miler?
The course time limit for the race is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Are the roads closed for the race?
The roads are NOT closed for this race. We have police and race marshals at all corners, but please be aware of traffic on the course.
In congested areas there is a lane of cones for the runners. Please run within the cones for your own safety.
What distance is this race?
This is a wheel measured accurate 10 mile course with accurately placed mile markers.
About GPS course measurements
Both coursed are certified and accurate according to USATF standards. However your GPS measurement of the course is bound to be different and most likely show the distance covered to be “long”. Not to worry, here is a very technical explanation why. Click Here
Where are the aid stops?
There will be three aid stations as below:
- Water Station – approx Mile 2.25
- Water & Gatorade Station – approx Mile 5
- Water Station – approx Mile 7
What is at the Aid Stations: Water is at every aid station, Gatorade at one station.
Will there be changing facilities before the race?
There are no changing facilities available. Please show up ready to run.
Will there be restroom facilities?
Portapotties will be located at the Start/Finish area and also at (approx) Mile 4 and Mile 7.
Are there Award for top finishers?
Yes, there are awards for top overall finishers, female and male, as well as age group winners. Look for the Red Awards Tent near the big tent.
You must be present to receive your award. Awards will NOT be mailed.