Registration is now open for the Race the Lake Marathon and Half-Marathon.
Race The Lake marathon and half marathon will take racers around beautiful Otsego lake in Cooperstown NY. They will run past such landmarks as the Otesaga Hotel, The Farmers Museum, The Fenimore Art Museum and The Baseball Hall Of Fame. The lake will always be on your right with awesome views of the surrounding area. This challenging course uses small county roads that are all paved and also travels through a few small townships.
Both the full and the half marathons are certified by the USATF. The full marathon can be used as a Boston qualifier. The course is also completely staffed with many local volunteers, numerous water and aid stations and also bicycle patrols ensure a safe and directed run. Included in the registration fee is a BBQ lunch, and normal finish line finger food. Tech shirts for the first 150 registered and then as supply allows. Unique awards to the overall male/female for each race and then top two in each age category.
The full Marathon starts at 8:00am in front of The Sports Center and finishes on the grounds. Day of registration starts at 6:30am and will go until 7:30. Bag pick up will be available on Friday June 12th from 8:00am to 7:30pm at The Clark Sports Center.
The half Marathon starts at 9:30am from The Abner Double Day campground.
Buses will leave The Clark Sports Center after the marathon start to transport racers to the campground. Limited parking is available at the half start and also overnight accommodation specials are available as well. After the finish vans will transport racers back to the camp ground.
Race day registration must be done at the sports center from 6:30 to 7:30. Bag pick up will be available Friday June 12th from 8:00am until 7:30 pm. and on race day from 7:30am until 8:30am at The Clark Sports Center.
Registration can be done on www.itsyourrace.com and search for Race The Lake http://RaceTheLake.itsyourrace.com/ , paper registration at The Clark Sports Center, and at the day of the event. Down load the free app from the web page for info, maps, and finishes times directly to your phone. The Marathon registration fee is $60.00 until June 8th at that time it will increase to $70.00 The half Marathon registration fee is $50.00 until June 8th at that time it increases to $60.00