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Carle Physician Group Mahomet & The Mahomet Area Youth Club Present the 17th Mahomet 1/2 Marathon & 5K *August 18, 2012* 1/2 Marathon @ 7:00 am & 5K @ 7:10 am

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The half marathon is on village streets and paved county roads. It is mostly flat with gentle rolling hills at the start and near miles 11 and 12. There are volunteers at each water (every mile) and Gatorade (every 2 miles) aid stations. Energy gel will be available near mile 8. Additionally, there are porta-potties at the half-way point of the half marathon. The 5K follows the half marathon course for the first 2 miles and follows village streets back to the school. Both races start in front of the high school and finish on the track behind the high school.

Online registration will close at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. All of the proceeds of this event go to the Mahomet Area Youth Club, which serves as a positive, nurturing place for youths 6-18 years old to go after school. The wheelchair participants start at 6:57 am; the half marathon starts at 7:00 am and the 5K starts at 7:10 am (CDT). There are cash prizes for the top three male and female winners of the half marathon, medals to all half marathon finishers, age group awards for the top three for each race, and awards to the top two male and female masters (over 40) in each race.

Cash awards of $250, $125 and $75 to the top three overall male and female half marathon. Awards to top two overall male and female masters in the half marathon and the 5K. Medal awards to top 3 male and female in each of 13 age groups for both races. Medals to all half marathon finishers. Age groups include: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & up.

USATF certified half marathon (#IL-05059-JW) and 5K (#IL-05060-JW) courses as of June, 2005.

Packet pick-up is allowed the day before at the Mahomet-Seymour HS Fieldhouse, from 4 pm to 8 pm (CDT), and on race day from 5:30 am to 6:45 am (CDT) at the high school. Second Wind Running Club is providing the timing and results for both races. T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 500 entrants. Online registration closes at 11:59 pm (CDT) on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Absolutely NO refunds or bib transfers from one person to another.

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