The Course The race begins 1/4 mile north of Service Creek on HWY 19 and follows the scenic John Day River Valley, to finish in the town of Spray, OR. The surface is paved, with a twelve foot rise in elevation between start and finish. Participants will run with traffic on the right side of the road.
Notes: There will be portable restrooms at Service Creek( last year's mistake will be corrected), but none along the course. Liquids will be available at three places along the course and finish line.
Entry Fees Half-marathon (includes t-shirt) pre-registered: $25.00 / $30.00 on race day No t-shirt: subtract $5.00
To be assured a t-shirt you must register by May 21st. Make checks payable to: Spray Rodeo Association
Awards Awards will be presented to male and female winners in the following categories: 14 and under 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64, 65 and up.
Awards ceremony will begin promptly at 10:45 a.m.
Race results will be posted on the website on the Tuesday following the race.
Transportation Bus transportation to starting line departs Spray School at 7:00 a.m. sharp. If possible do not leave cars at Service Creek. No return transportation will be provided.
Food, Beverage, and Other Accommodations Pancakes, ham, and egg breakfast available at Spray School after the race. Cafeteria style - family rates.
Dressing and shower accommodations provided by Spray School. Hot water assured to those with fastest race times. Please bring your own towels.
Other Information The race will be run entirely on the south/river side of the highway. With this being Memorial Weekend and the Spray Rodeo, traffic will be heavy at times. Please take all precautions.
-The highway will NOT be closed for this race. -Watch for vehicle traffic at all times. -We have no desire to ban baby joggers, children on bicycles, or support vehicles from accompanying runners in this event. This is a family event. However, if there are instances of such vehicles interfering with runners, both the non-runner and runner will be asked to leave the race course. -Race course monitors are authorized to disqualify anyone acting in an unsafe manner.