Sandman Half Marathon and 5K

Event Info

Date: January 19, 2019

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Distance: half-marathon & 5k

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Wytheville Farmers Market
210 West Spring Street
Wytheville, VA 24382

Schedule

Jan 19, 2018
7:00AMPacket Pickup and Registration
8:00AMHalf-Marathon Starts
10:30AM5K Race Starts
11:45AMAwards Ceremony

Description

10th annual Sandman Extreme for Excellence Half Marathon starts in downtown Wytheville, Va., snow or shine, at the recreation center at 250 S 4th Street. The run descends in the first mile to a crossing of Reed Creek at 2,100 feet elevation, before beginning a 4.5 mile climb to the top of Sand Mt. at 3,100'. The climb to the top is on hard surface road, with about 4 miles on packed gravel. A shorter 9 mile alternate run is available without the full climb. A 5K (walk/run) option will also be avaiable this year. The event is a fundraiser for the Wythe County Public School Foundation for Excellence--we're all about excellence.

This event takes place every year on the Satuday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Contacts

Wythe County Public Schools Foundation for Excellence
1570 West Reservoir St, PO Box 815
Wytheville, VA 24382
Email: foundation@wythek12.org
Phone: 276-228-5411
Fax: 276-228-9192

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