Online Registration ends Friday, May 31 at 5:00 p.m.
Race Day Registration is available beginning at 6:00 a.m.
Use North Entrance off Rt. 47
Race Village is in Parking N8
June 2, 2019 7:00 a.m.
Pure Pikermi Half Marathon & Relay
The course starts at Waubonsee Community College and heads east on Virgil Gilman Trail before heading back west and finishing at the college. Enjoy the beauty of a scenic trail which is flat and fast! Relay members will make an exchange at the college. Full half marathon runners will run out and back to get the full trail picturesque experience. Trail is paved asphalt.
Half Marathon Relay - 2 person
Designated Exchange Zone
Team member # 1 will start and hand off to team member #2 at common race start. Relay participant course is an out and back with turn around on the trail near Rt. 56 overpass. All exchanges must be made in the designated exchange zone.
6.55 Miles Per Leg
Each particpant will run 6.55 miles.
Half Marathon Relay
This relay team will consist of 2 runners
What is Pikermi?
Basically, the term Pikermi relates to the route of the original "marathon" in Greece, which was from the town of Marathon to Athens approximately 26.2 miles (the distance of a marathon). The town of Pikermi is about the mid-point between Marathon and Athens, therefore being a distance of about 13.1 miles.
What's more pure than running? Mankind has been doing so since they evolved upright to hunt prey and to escape from enemies. We practice a form of running every day, it's called walking. No matter if you walk for necessity or run/walk for fitness it's a natural movement when done correctly can improve your health, prevent disease, reduce stress, lose weight, boost confidence and eliminate depression. Let's hear it for the endorphin rush that running produces!
Half Marathoners will pass THREE water/Gatorade stations.
Relay participant will pass aid stations at turn around and finish line.
All finishers in both events will receive a cool race medal!
Awards will be presented to TOP THREE OVERALL Men and Women half marathon finishers and the TOP THREE finishing relay teams.
Packet Pick Up
Packet pick up will
Saturday, June 1
Noon to 5 p.m.
Road Runners Sports - Naperville
2555 W. 75th Street, Naperville, IL
You may also retrieve packets on race day beginning at 6:00 a.m. at Waubonsee Community College MAP