Yaateeh runners! Welcome to the Little Colorado River Gorge Half Marathon & 10K.
REGISTRATION – Online registration for the LCR Half Marathon and 10K is now open through Thursday, February 6 at the NavajoYES website: www.navajoyes.org. There will be on-site registration at the start line at the LCR Park. Native runners can use the coupon code RUNNER20 at checkout to receive 25% off this event.
LOCATION – The LCR Navajo Tribal Park is located 9.5 miles west of Cameron, Arizona on Hwy 64. There is ample parking at the Park, which includes dramatic overlooks and arts & crafts vendors. There are permanent pit toilets at the Park.
PACKET PICK-UP – Packet pick-up will be available between 8:00-9:45 a.m. at the Start Line at LCR Navajo Tribal Park on Saturday morning. All races begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.
BAGGAGE DROP – There will not be a baggage drop, as race parking is at the start/finish line area.
WEATHER – Winter weather in the Cameron/LCR area can vary from wintry to mild. The average high is 58, while the average February low is 27. The start/finish line is just over 5000 feet elevation.
COURSE – The half marathon course begins and ends at the LCR Navajo Tribal Park. The half marathon course will be on a local route that heads over 6 ½ miles up to the upper overlook along rugged dirt roads, double-track and trails. The 10K course is a 3.1 mile out and back on the same course as the half marathon runs. (Course is subject to minor adjustments.)
AWARDS – There are overall and age-group awards in both the half marathon and 10K. Age-groups winners receive awards in the following half marathon and 10K categories: 12 and under,13-18; 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60-69 and 70+. All half marathon and 10K finishers receive a unique LCR finisher’s medal.
POST-RACE – Runners will be treated to some hearty, healthy post-race food and live music.
The LCR Half Marathon and 10K and the Navajo Parks Race Series are co-sponsored by the Navajo Nation-based nonprofit organization NavajoYES and Navajo Parks & Recreation with major support from the Office of Navajo President & Vice President, Navajo United Way, NTEC/North American Coal and the Navajo Rangers.
Tom: 928.429.0345 firstname.lastname@example.org
Josh: 970-403-2794 (registration and results questions)