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2016 Harbins Park Half Marathon / 3.5 Mile Trail Run

Location: Harbins Park Trails, Gwinnett County Parks, Dacula, Georgia 
Date: May 7th, 2016 (Saturday) 
Format: Trail Run 
Distance: 13.1 Mi | 3.5 Mi
Course Map: 13.1 Mi GPS | 3.5 Mi GPS | See Race Course Video Below
Series: Dirty Spokes Trail Run Series
Presenting Sponsor: Dirty Spokes
2016 Results: Not Available
Photos: Not Available

Register: On-Line | Mail In Entry Form

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We´re excited to present the Harbins Half Marathon and 3.5 Mile Trail Race at Harbins Park, Dacula, Ga.

Runners registration for the 2016 Dirty Spokes Harbins Park 13.1 Mile 3.5 Mile Trail Running Race is Open! We will have a cap on this race of 275 Participants! We are placing a cap on this event for 2 reasons... 1 parking availability, 2 getting that amount of runners into the woods (if you are interested in participating please register soon)!

PLEASE NOTE WE WILL HAVE 3 WATER STATIONS ON THE COURSE (APPROX. 6.6, 10.0, 12.65 MILES). IF YOU NEED ANYTHING BEFORE OR AFTER THAT WE ARE ASKING YOU TO BE SELF SUPPORTIVE.

We are also teaming up with Big Peach Running Co (all 7 locations) to offer instore registration for each of the Dirty Spokes Trail Running Races! Want to run for FREE... purchase any pair of trail running shoes from BPRC and you will receive a FREE Entry to one of our Dirty Spokes Trail Running Races (Dirty Spokes Trail Run Series Only). Take care of all your footwear and apparel needs at your local BPRC! Tell'em Dirty Spokes Sent Ya!

DIRECTIONS

For directions: Harbins Park

Harbins Park
2995 Luke Edwards Rd
Dacula, GA 30019

ENTRY FEES

  • 13.1 Miles 
    • Through April 24 –> $40.00
    • April 25 - May 5 –> $45.00 (LATE)
    • Race Day Registration –> $50.00
  • 3.5 Miles 
    • Through April 24 –> $30.00
    • April 25 - May 5 –> $35.00 (LATE)
    • Race Day Registration –> $40.00

Dirty Spokes will be handing out "Dri-Fit" shirts at each of our trail running races this year! That's right a $25.00 value with your race registration! No guarantee of T-Shirt with late or race day registration.

PACKET PICKUP

Packet pickup will be the morning of the race starting at 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Race starts at 7:30 a.m. SHARP! Both distances 13.1/3.5 miles will start at 7:30 a.m. SHARP!

RACE COURSE

Course will start on the asphalt paved trail for 1/4 mile then turn left onto the dirt trail. The 13.1/3.5 milers will stay together until mile 2.2 (at that point the 13.1 mile runners will go right and the 3.5 mile runners will go left). The two courses will come back together at 3.35 miles and stay together until 3.7 miles. The course will split again at 3.7 miles and then come back together at 5.45 miles. After 5.45 miles go about 50 yards and stay straight (veer slightly right). At 9.25 miles turn right. At 9.75 miles turn left. At 9.85 miles turn hard right onto the mountain bike trails (2 way traffic / water station). Go about 20 yards and turn right (staying on the mountain bike trails. At 10.15 miles stay right. At 11.10 miles turn hard left (off the single track mountain bike trails) onto the fire road. At 11.25 miles merge back onto the mountain bike trail and stay left (onto the single track). At 11.85 miles turn hard right. At 12.65 miles turn hard right (2 way traffic / water station). At 12.7 soft right (you can go hard right, soft right or straight... course will go soft right). At 12.9 miles hard left onto the asphalt... Course will finish at 13.2 Miles!

We will have water for the 13.1 mile runners at 6.6, 10.0 and 12.65 (if you need anything before that we are asking you to be self supportive). The first 9 miles is double track – about 4–5 feet wide and a very smooth running surface – minimal roots and rocks), after 9 miles we will tap into the sweet single track trails! This course will be run in a counter clockwise direction (we will start behind the restrooms next to the parking lot and finish at the covered pavilion). If you have ever debated about trying a trail race half this one is a great starter! Course running surface is very smooth and easy to navigate... The course is beautiful and offers something for every runner truly wishing to "ditch the city".

RACE CATEGORIES

Dirty Spokes will be handing out medals and prizes to our overall top 3 male and top 3 female finishers for each race as well as overall male and female masters winners. We will also be handing out medals to our top 3 male and female finishers in each age group (14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70&U) – you must be present to receive your medal we will not mail them to you.

AWARDS

Awards will be given out when we have enough finishers in to fill the categories. Medals will be given out to the top three finishers in each category. Walkers are encouraged to participate; however, you should be able to complete the 13.1 miles or 3.5 miles at a 16 minute mile pace or under to receive an official time. 

RACE COURSE VIDEO