TIME: The marathon begins at 7 AM, and course support ends at 2 PM.
COURSE: This Boston Marathon qualifying course starts and finishes around West Main and First Streets in downtown Belleville, IL. About
half the course is on America’s longest Main Street and the other half is on portions of the paved Richland Creek Greenway Trail, paved
MetroLink Bike Trail, and area neighborhood roads. Ample hydration and fueling stations as well as enthusiastic volunteers cheering you
on will be located throughout the race course.
AWARDS: Awards will be presented to the top 3 Overall male and female finishers; top male and female Master finishers; top male and
female Wheelchair finishers; and the top 3 male and female finishers in each of the following Age Divisions: 18-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34;
35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 & older. All finishers, regardless of placement, will receive a participant medal.
Due to liability and safety issues, the age limit requirement of being 18 or older will be strictly enforced.
ENTRY FEES: Entry fee is $49.99 (CASH/CHECK) if postmarked by December 31, 2017. Registration January 1 to August 15 is $65, after
August 15 is $75, and after September 15 is $85. Online registration is also available at itsyourrace.com. For paper entries, please make
checks payable to Belleville Running Club and mail to Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Dr, Shiloh, IL 62269. Entry
fees are nonrefundable. Race will be held rain or shine.
ADDITIONAL INFO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Toolen’s Running Start at 618-628-9898 or runningstartsports.com.
See what other runners have to say about the race at: http://www.marathonguide.com/races/racedetails.cfm?MIDD=6129170930
PACKET PICKUP: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Dr, Shiloh, IL 62269, and
5:30 to 6:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at First and Main Streets in Belleville, near the start line.