Deschutes River Half Marathon
DATE: January 1, 2022
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Maupin, Oregon

** Day of Event Registration & Check-In will be available starting at 7:00 AM

Deschutes River Half Marathon & 2.022 mile Run/Walk
#DeschutesRiverHalf

FIELD LIMIT IN 2022 = 200

START TIMES:
Half Marathon = 9:00 AM
2.022 Mile Run/Walk: 10:00 AM

NEWS/UPDATES:

URGENT UPDATE (12/30)

** Current forecast is cold but dry and clear. Hi: 29 Lo: 21 Mostly Sunny
** The course is paved but currently has a couple inches of dry powdery snow covering. Be prepared.

12/28 Update
Due to Covid we will be limited in our post race gathering. That said, once the race is over there will be unofficial space to get warm. We are also limited in what we can do for food but we will have some individually packaged items and bottled water.

** NEW YEARS PARTY at the Imperial River Company
The Annual New Years - NO HOST BUT we will gather Covid Safe at the Imperial

** COVID - We will abide by state and CDC guidelines so New Years and the event could look a little different. We will be safe and expect the same of the participants.

** We will post more updates and details on specific changes as they become available. Please check back often as this is a constantly changing adventure. We are confident in our plan.

ABOUT:
The 2022 Half Marathon and 2.022 mile Run/Walk will take place on the banks of the WORLD famous Deschutes River. The event is hosted by the Imperial River Company. Two great events to work off a hangover, or just begin the new year by conquering a resolution! Watch this website for updates. Imperial River Company has lodging available!

WEATHER:
The weather is normally cool and clear. Conditions can obviously vary. Watch the forecast and plan ahead. The average temperature at start time is 32 degrees with a high of 40. Precipitation tends to be rare with a historical average of less than .05 for 01/01. NOTE: If weather dictates, the course can be modified for safety.

HALF MARATHON:
The Half Marathon will start and finish at the Imperial River Company with a beautiful out and back following the Deschutes River along the BLM access road. There will be five aid stations on the course. All participants will receive a finishers shirt and medal. Runners and walkers are welcome. There will be a 5-hour cutoff for the event. Watch for updates!
The below information is subject to COVID changes,
please be aware and watch announcements.

* Aid stations: The 5 aid stations will offer water, gatorade, and pretzels.
* There will be toilets along the course. Distance between toilet will be less than 2.5 miles.
* If you would like anything special left at the turn-around you may leave a bag that will be available there for you when you arrive. You must provide the bag and make sure your name/number is clearly identified.

2.022 MILE HANGOVER/RESOLUTION RUN/WALK:
START TIME: 10:00 AM
The 2.021 Mile Run/Walk starts and finishes at the Imperial River Company. It is a simple out and back course that lets you purge some toxins, begin a year of fitness, or just hang out with some fun folks!

Start/Finish Location:
Half: The Half Marathon will start and finish at the Imperial River Company. No shutles will be necessary. The road handles only limited traffic so if you plan to support a runner please keep in mind that runners are on road and access should be limited. The 13.1 mile event will finish at the Imperial River Company.
2.022 Mile Run/Walk: The 2.021 mile event starts (10:00AM) and finishes at the Imperial River Company
The Imperial River Company is set right on the banks of the Deschutes River. Lodging is available!

Registration and Check-in:
Day of race number pick-up and registration will begin at 8:00 AM on race morning -- at the Imperial River Company

Awards:
Awards will be given out for top overall and division finishers (for both events).
Half marathon finishers will receive finishers medallions and t-shirts. The 2.022 mile/run walk will have t-shirts available for purchase.

** COVID NOTE: we will be able to give out top 3 overall awards and age-group will be mailed as we must limit the post race "gathering"

Post Event:
There will be a post event celebration and awards ceremony at the Imperial River Company.

** COVID NOTE: We cnnot host a post event party, but independently all can go into the warm Imperial for snacks and drinks etc. This will not be hosted by the race, but the Imperial may have items for patrons and you are invited.

LOCAL LODGING/STAY:
* The Imperial River Company
* The River Run Lodge
* The Deschutes Motel
* The Oasis

 

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