Run Course Markings:
The Olympic Run course will be marked with YELLOW signs and YELLOW duct tape arrows on the ground. There will be a progression of duct tape arrows on the ground before every turn and then a progression of duct tape arrows on the ground after every turn.
The Half Run course will be marked with ORANGE signs and ORANGE duct tape arrows on the ground. There will be a progression of duct tape arrows on the ground before every turn and then a progression of duct tape arrows on the ground after every turn.
Run Course Rules and Regulations:
Permitted Conduct. A participant must run or walk the entire portion of the run course. Except for reasons of safety and when no advantage is gained, all runners shall follow and remain within the prescribed course. A participant who gains forward progress by crawling or otherwise violates this Section shall be disqualified.
6.2 Knowledge of the Course. The responsibility of knowing and following the prescribed course rests with each participant.
6.3 Permitted and Illegal Equipment. Any participant who at any time wears or carries a headset, radio, headphones, personal audio device, or any other item prohibited by Section 3.4(i) shall be subject to a time penalty. A participant may carry a water bottle on the run portion of the course, provided that such container is not made of glass. Glass containers are prohibited.
The run course is NEW for 2014 featuring one loop for the OlympicREV and 2 loops for the HalfREV.
Athletes will leave the main entrance of the civic center before turning onto Martin Luther King Jr Blvd making their way through neighborhoods and looping around North Anderson Park. The entire run takes place on paved roads. The course has some gentle hills but nothing too challenging.