NCR Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Location: Sparks Glencoe, MD (Sparks Elementary School)
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Description: The marathon is the MD RRCA State Trail Marathon Championship and was profiled in the January 2009 issue of Runnerís World magazine as an alternate marathon you should consider.
Course: The race is an out and back course primarily along the Northern Central Railroad Trail. The trail surface is a compacted combination of dirt and fine stone. The trail winds along the Gunpowder River, through quiet farmland. The start and finish are at Sparks Elementary School, with the first 1.8 miles being on rural paved roads as you make your way to the trail. The last 1.5 miles of the race are also on hilly paved roads. The remainder of the race is on the flat stretches of the NCR Trail. USATF-certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier
Awards: Award Categories: Overall Male and Female Marathon (3 deep) Overall Male and Female Masters Marathon (1 deep) Male & Female Age Groups Marathon (2 deep) Overall Male and Female Relay Teams (1 deep) Overall Co-ed Relay Team (1 deep)
Fees On or After Wednesday, November 1, 2017:
For further information contact: BRRC 410-630-1580 info@NCRTrailMarathon.com
Race Web Site: http://www.brrc.com/ncr-marathon
Other Information: The marathon is the MD RRCA State Trail Marathon Championship. The Northern Central Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, and two person Marathon Relay are held the Saturday after Thanksgiving in northern Baltimore County, Maryland. The majority of the course is run on the scenic and flat Northern Central Railroad Trail. The Half Marathon is the first leg of the Two-Person Relay. The Two-Person Relay covers the same route at the same time as the marathon. Each team member runs a 13.1 mile leg of the relay.