Snake River Canyon Half Marathon

Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 at 10:00am

Wawawai Landing on the Snake River

The Snake River Half Marathon is put on by the Palouse Road Runners on the first Saturday in March every year. It is the first big race of the season for the Quad Cities area. It is a beautiful river canyon out-and-back course on the Wawawai River Road along the Snake River. The flat and paved course is USATF certified. The start and finish are at Wawawai Landing at a river elevation of about 720 feet. Weather in the canyon is quite warm for March with finish line temperatures close to 50F.

Course:

Runners will start at Wawawai Landing on the Snake River. They will follow Wawawai River Road on a out-and-back course where they will turn around near Water Canyon.

Awards:

All finishers will receive a Finisher’s Medal at the finish line!

$250 cash prize to any winner breaking these course records:

Open Men: 1:07:06 (Evan Sims ’13)

Open Women: 1:18:31 (Emma Kertesz ‘15)

Masters Men: 1:09:40 (David Hayes ’84)

Masters Women: 1:23:46 (Julie Groo ’02)

Wheelchair Men: 1:00:57 (Tyler Byers ’99)

Overall awards will be given to top female and male in open, masters, and wheelchair divisions. Age group awards will be given in 5 year age increments.

Award ceremony will start at 12:30 PM.

Cost:

$40,   $35 for PRR Members (Discount will automatically appear in your cart once you renew