April 23, 2014

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22nd Annual Daniel Boone Run set for June 8 Print E-mail

The 22nd Annual Daniel Boone’s Run for Statehood has been approved by the Falmouth City Council and set for June 8.  The format will be the same as the previous twenty one. There will be three races: the half-marathon (13.1 miles), a five kilometer (3.1 miles), and a one mile fun run.  The half-marathon will begin at 8 a.m., the one mile at 8:05 a.m., and the 5K at 8:20 a.m.

Entry forms can be obtained on the internet at www.danielboonerun.com

The streets involved in the race will begin being closed at 7:30 a.m. and most will reopen by 9:15 a.m.  Four streets involved in the half-marathon will remain closed until approximately 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The police will be on hand to direct traffic around the street closings and insure both the motorists’ and competitors’ safety with a minimum of inconvenience to the motorists. Businesses will be able to conduct their normal activities and are encouraged to become involved in the race.

Possible stages of involvement can include setting up water stations along the course, giving door prizes or coupons as random prize drawings at the awards ceremony, participating in the race, and race sponsorships. Interested parties should contact the race director, Craig Chaplin at (859) 781-9101.

STREET CLOSINGS

HALF MARATHON: Approximately 7:30 - 10 or 10:30 a.m. Shelby from Main to Bishop, Bishop to Weaver, - Weaver to Beech, Beech to Main, - Main to Reservoir Hill, Reservoir Hill to Thomas Lane, Thomas Lane to Julia Anne Ct.

MILE RUN: Shelby from Main out 0.5 miles and back. The entire Mile course is the same as the first 0.5 miles of the Half-marathon course just out and back.

FIVE KILOMETER RUN: Shelby from Main out 1.6 miles and back. The entire 5K course is the same as the first 1.6 miles of the Half-marathon course just out and back.