Bearathon Course Information

The Half Marathon

 

Start Time: 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2017. Note: The exact timing of the race start may change due to permits and permissions associated with the race.

End time: 12:00 p.m. (allowing for 18 minute/mile pace)

 

The course of the Bearathon starts and finishes at McLane stadium and will highlight the new Rosenbalm Fountain on Bayor’s campus, the Suspension Bridge, Cameron Park and the Brazos river. It will provide a scenic and challenging course for participants. 

Timing chips will be used for an accurate measure of the time and hard work you put in the course. If improper care takes places of the timing chip, you may not receive results. As such, be sure to follow proper instruction. Moreover, if you choose not to wear a chip (i.e. your bib) you cannot be considered for an awards and will not be included in any results.

All Bearathon half marathon finishers will receive a finishers shirt and a medal.

Awards:  Overall winners (male and female) of the half marathon will be awarded $500 for first place, $400 for second place, and $300 for third place.  Prize money ($300 first place, $200 second place, $100 third place) will be also awarded to the top three male and female finishers in two (2) other divisions: Baylor students and 40+ Open Bracket (Master's Division).

In addition, engraved gold Bearathon medals will be mailed to the top three male and female finishers in the following divisions of the Bearathon half marathon race:  Baylor students, 15-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+.

 

 

The 5K

 

Start Time: 8:20 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2017.  Note: The exact timing of the race start may change due to permits and permissions associated with the race.

End time: 12:00 p.m. 

The 5K run starts and ends at McLane Stadium – the same location as the Bearathon – and will feature the Baylor University campus and surrounding area of McLane Stadium.  

Awards:  A special engraved medal will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers overall.  Those medals will be mailed to those recipients in the weeks after the race. 

Timing chips will be used for an accurate measure of the time and hard work you put in the course. If improper care takes places of the timing chip, you may not receive results. As such, be sure to follow proper instruction. Moreover, if you choose not to wear a chip (i.e. your bib) you will not be included in any results.

5K Run finishers will also receive a finishers shirt