Runners for the Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K will begin at 9:00 AM heading West on Bear Swamp Rd. The 40K Bike route will start at 9:15AM heading East on Bear Swamp Rd. All races begin and end at the Peru Fire Department, 753 Bearswamp Road, Peru, NY 12972. The runners route captures the beautiful, peaceful, country scene of Peru and all that it has to offer as you run through “apple country” and enjoy gorgeous views, while the cyclists enjoy a fantastic lake view in addition to cycling through "apple country.” The races will be timed by Adirondack Coast Events using RFID Timing Chips.
WATER / GATORADE /
RESTROOMS / MEDIC
Water stops will be handed out to the runners by volunteers. Run past them as they cheer you on and encourage you throughout the course.
HALF MARATHON - Water and/or Gatorade will be at miles 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 (roughly). Port-a-johns will be roughly around miles 3, 6, and 10.
10K – Water and Gatorade will be handed out at mile 3. Port-a-johns will be roughly around mile 3.
There will be onsite medical services.
5K and 40K will not have water, Gatorade or port-a-johns.
13.1, 10K, 5K and 40K courses will be VERY well marked. Volunteers will be helping to guide runners, however, the 40K will not have traffic control, please be cautious.
Please listen to the volunteers and remember they are donating their time and are at the race to help with your safety!
HALF MARATHON - Awards will be given to the top three finishers of the overall race for men and women. A ribbon/certificate will be given to the top three winners men and women for the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.
10K/5K/40K – Awards will be given to the top three finishers of the overall races for men and women. A ribbon/certificate will be given to the top three winners men and women for each age group: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.
YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO COLLECT AWARD!