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Annual 10K/Half Marathon to be held during Founders' Day

Modified: Friday, Jun 29th, 2012

MARANA The 4th Annual Gladden Farms 10K / Half Marathon will be held on October 27, during the Town of Marana's annual Founders' Day celebration.

The Half Marathon will begin at 8 a.m., with the 10K starting at 8:30 a.m.

Check-in begins at 7 a.m.

The start and the finish are at Gladden Farms Park, at the corner of Tangerine Farms Rd and Lon Addams Drive.

There will be a map of the run course at registration. This is a very flat course.

There will be two aid stations on course serving HEED by Hammer and water.

There is a great park with play structures at the start/finish for the kids and lots of good finish line food. Stick around after the race for a fabulous raffle.

The cost is $10 plus two cans of food until Oct. 1st. After that the cost is $20 plus two cans of food through Race Day. The food will be donated to the Marana Community Food Bank.

The course is stroller friendly, although athletes with strollers are asked to start in the back. No bikes allowed on the course.

Print out and a registration form from the event website www.desert-endurance.com and mail it in with your registration fee. Please make checks payable to Desert Endurance Multisport Coaching - cash or check only please.

This event has no official timing. It is a grassroots event aimed at getting athletes in to running in a non-competitive race environment.

Donate $1 per child to the 99 Black Cats Softball team, and your child can participate in the Kids Fun Run. Ages three to four will run a quarter mile. Ages five to eight will run a half mile, and ages nine to 12 will run one mile. The Kids Race begins promptly at 10:30 a.m.

For the complete article see the 08-01-2012 issue.

Click here to purchase an electronic version of the 08-01-2012 paper.

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