Event Date: Sunday November 19, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Time Limit: Four (4) hours (Strictly enforced*).
The race will be chip timed.
*Time limit is strictly enforced! Bridge races involve special permission and cooperation by local authorities, police and emergency response, and impact motor vehicle traffic. In order to keep doing these races we must comply with the limits set by those agencies. Runners who are trailing far behind may not be allowed back on the bridge for their final loop. Runners should be past the turn around and the water station close to Mile 8 by 9:55 AM, or 2 hours and 25 minutes from the start.
Certification: TX13260ETM (2015)
All finishers will receive a medal.
If you lose your bib or you forget it at home there will be a $10 charge to reissue you a new bib.
Start at Sylvan Beach, travel through beautiful Main St. and Five Points Town Plaza of La Porte, get on 146 and cross the Fred Hartman Bridge into Baytown. You are half way done! Turn around and come back for a nice finish and great finish party.
Please be aware that parking is limited and car pooling is strongly suggested!
Overflow parking will be at the high school across the street from the starting point at Sylvan Beach. NOTE cars parked in the church’s parking lot across from Five Point plaza will be towed.
NOTE: finish is half mile from start, and we will provide shuttle transportation back to the starting point. Parking is very limited at the finish area, take advantage of the shuttle.
Bag Drop Off:
We will have bag drop off at the start, where Volunteers will tag your bag with your bib number and will bring your bag to the finish area. You can pick your bag up at the finish when you are done with the run.
Detailed Course Description:
The race will leave from Sylvan Beach Park heading out the main entrance onto Bayshore Dr. Next the runners will take a left and head down Bayshore drive. and then take a right on Garfield St, followed by another right onto Park Dr. Continue on Park Dr. all the way back up to Fairmont, then take a right and then left back on to Bayshore as you wind around until you reach San Jacinto. You will proceed down San Jacinto about a mile and take a right onto Broadway.
Proceed down Broadway through the Main street intersection until you reach Barbours Cut where you will take a left and head towards the frontage road along Hwy 146. Take a right on the frontage road and head towards the Hartman Bridge . About 4.5 miles into the race a ramp will be built to take the runners over the bridge guard rail, and down at the base of the bridge.
The runners will proceed over the bridge and take Hwy 146 business to the Wyoming intersection. Then the runners will take a right into the boat ramp where the runners will loop through the parking lot and come back out and back track on the same route.
The finish will be at Five Points Town Plaza which is the intersection of Main, Broadway and San Jacinto, less than one mile from the start at Sylvan Beach.
The post race party with food and refreshments will be at the finish line (Five Points Plaza). Transportation back to Sylvan Beach will be provided by City of La Porte, and The Bridge Over Troubled Water.Bag Drop off will be provided – for your convenience all bags will be transported to the finish line.
All stations will have at least water and Lemon Lime flavor Gatorade, some stations might have other goodies as well.
Locations: Start and Finish, plus every 2 miles.
NOTE: there will be no water stations on the Bridge!
Mile Markers at every mile
Port-A-Johns: will be at Start/finish and all aid stations.