Everything you need to know about the 7th Annual Iron Mountain Road & Trail Half Marathon and Moochathon! Including our fun 3-person Relay!
Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 AM CST
Registration is available online or by mail-in entry. Relay & Corporate Challenge mail-in registration is here. Mail-in forms are available at all 8 branches of First National Bank & Trust. For bank locations, please refer to www.fnbimk.com. There is no race day registration. The final opportunity for registration will be in person at Packet Pick Up on Friday. All abilities are welcome but all participants must finish the race by 11:30 p.m., at this time the course will be open to traffic without direction from volunteer staff and police. For this reason, those intending to walk the entire 1/2 marathon course must begin at 7:00 am.
What The Registration Fee Includes
All registered participants receive a Racer Shirt when registered by September 1, 2017. Half Marathoners will also receive a swag bag and all half marathon finishers will receive a great, unique medal. Also, fruit, bagels, and beverages will be provided to runners after the event.
Packet Pick-Up will be Friday, September 14 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., and race day morning from 6:30 – 7:30 a.m. Packet Pick-up will be located inside Iron Mountain City Hall (directly across from the race start).
Half Marathon Course
The route will offer scenic diversity as it travels through historic downtown Iron Mountain, over the Chapin Mine Pit, alongside beautiful Lake Antoine, dipping into the picturesque Fumee Lake Natural area, back out and around the rest of Lake Antoine and back to downtown Iron Mountain.
Half Marathon Relay
We have added a fun, 3-person Relay option for our beautiful Half Marathon course. Two transition points, both near Lake Antoine, will allow runners of all abilities to experience our awesome course! Leg 1 of the relay is approximately 3.45 miles, leg 2 is approximately 5.90 miles and leg 3 is approximately 3.77 miles. All three team members receive a t-shirt and a finisher's medal. Corporate, family, friend teams and more are all welcome! Registration form available here.
The Moochathon will start out the same as the Half Marathon, downtown and over the Chapin Pit turning right after the Pit onto Third Street. Run/Walkers will turn onto Park Avenue which will go up Millie Hill to East A Street, making a right onto Van Buren and down towards the Finish.
There will be 6 water/aid stations available along the course. These will be approximately located at miles 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12. Water will be available at each station. PowerAde will be available at the stations located near miles #8 and 12. Oranges will be at the station near mile #8. A fresh spring water fountain is available in the Fumee Lake Natural Area near miles 4.8/8.0 on the Half Marathon course. There is one aid station along the 2-mile minithon course located near the top of Park Avenue hill.
Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall male and female finishers for the 2 mile as well as medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for kids divisions. Kids age division is as follows: under 8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 years. Awards for the Half Marathon will be given to 1st place overall male and female finishers as well as awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for male and female age groups. Age groups for the Half Marathon are as follows: 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over.
POLICY REGARDING REFUNDS, CANCELLATIONS and DEFERRALS We do not grant refunds, accept cancellations or defer entries to future years FOR ANY REASON.