All three races begin and finish in the same location. The start and finish is on the corner of Chartin Road and Broderick Lane in Blue Lake on the corner of Gymkhana Field. Note the color of the signs. Red represents K-2, blue is 3-5 and pink is 6-8.
All information for the three races is stapled to the post next to the starting line.
The first turn is just across the bridge. All runners must make this turn. TK-2 runners will turn around at the monster and return to the finish.
TK-2 runners turn around at the statue on the trail. There will be a marker there.
TK-2 runners turn back across the bridge. There is a red marker at the turn.
The finish line is in the same location as the starting line. Be sure to get your time and send it, with your name and grade level to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Taylor Way, 3-5 runners turnaround and run back toward the start line. However, don't cross the bridge yet.
3-5 runners do not turn toward the finish yet. They must cross the paved trail and continue toward Hatchery Road.
At Hatchery Road, 3-5 runners turn around and head back to the bridge and the finish line. Be sure to get your time and send it, with your name and grade level to email@example.com.
At Taylor Way, 6-8 runners cross the road and locate the trail down the road a short way.
After crossing Taylor Way, locate the post with the arrow toward Mad River. Follow the trail to the rocks by the river and turn right. Follow the levee to Hatchery Road.
At Hatchery Road, 6-8 runners turn left toward Blue Lake.
Stay on the Hatchery Road sidewalk until you come to Taylor Road. Cross Taylor Road carefully and turn a the next sign which will take you to Powers Creek Trail.
Look for the left turn to Powers Creek Trail. The sign is on a post near the sidewalk. Follow the trail back to the bridge.
Take a right a the bridge to the finish line. Be sure to get your time and send it, with your name and grade level to firstname.lastname@example.org.