What you need to know for the 2017 Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon
Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Start: 6th Street and Washington, in front of the Old State Capitol
Finish: Washington Street (between 5th and 6th) in front of the Old State Capitol,
Expo (packet pickup & registration): Friday, March 31, 2017, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm @ the President Lincoln Hotel, 701 E. Adams (two blocks from start)
Race Day Registration & Pickup: Saturday, April 1, 2017, 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. @ the President Lincoln Hotel, 701 E. Adams (two blocks from start)
Race Weekend Registration Fees– in person registration can be done at the Expo (March 31) and race morning (April 1) for $80. There are no club or other discounts. In addition, no race shirts will be available for race weekend registrants.
Parking: There is ample Expo and Race Day Parking at the parking ramps along 7th Street between Washington and Monroe and at metered spots downtown (meters don’t run after 5:00pm) and are free on Saturday.
Road Closures: participants and spectators should be aware that Washington between 5th and 6th will be closed starting at 4pm Friday, and 6th Street (one way north-bound) will be closed to traffic between Cook and Madison at approximately 6:30 am on Saturday to allow for start line set up.