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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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FAQs

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Marathon Course Map

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Event Schedule

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Half Marathon Course Map

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Race Morning Planning

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5K Course Map

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Packet Pickup

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2K Fun Run

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Gear Check/Corral

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Relay Course Map

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Parking Maps

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Relay Information

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Restroom Site Map

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Tips for Your Race

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B-Tag Instructions/Scoring

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Marathon Water Stop Information

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Race Bibs

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Half Marathon Water Stop Information

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GREETINGS FROM THE COMMISSIONER Welcome Runners, I would like to welcome you to The Woodlands and Montgomery County. Thank you for participating in the 2017 Fidelity Investments The Woodlands Marathon and Houston Methodist The Woodlands Half Marathon. As Commissioner, I look forward to supporting this event as a staple in our community. I would like to wish you the best of the luck as you strive to reach your personal goals at this world-class event. For those runners that are trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon, good luck on this great endeavor. Our event has qualified some 350 plus individuals in previous years and we expect this year to be no different. I would like to congratulate all of the individuals and groups participating in the Charity Challenge. This program has raised over $575,000 in the previous five

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years. It is amazing the commitment you have made to raise awareness and monies for some great causes. On behalf of the Precinct Three Office, I wish you a safe and enjoyable race and I look forward to seeing you at the finish line. Regards,

James Noack

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On behalf of nearly 115,000 residents and approximately 2,000 businesses in The Woodlands, Texas, I want to extend a warm welcome to all of you here for The Woodlands Marathon. The Woodlands has long been known as a very active community, from prestigious running and biking events to all kinds of quality organized sports. People enjoy The Woodlands for over 200 miles of pathways, 143 parks and millions of square feet of shopping, dining, hospitality and entertainment. We sincerely hope you will enjoy our world-class community while you are here. A couple of great opportunities to explore include catching a trolley for a ride around the Town Center, and kayaking down The Woodlands WaterwayÂŽ into Lake Woodlands. We wish you a safe and rewarding experience during your event in our world-renown town. To the athletes, your hard work and commitment in preparation is remarkable. To all the family, friends and fans, we welcome you to enjoy the event as well as the beautiful environment of The Woodlands! Sincerely,

Gordy Bunch Chairman of the Board The Woodlands Township


WALK. THEN WONDER. Visit us for the 12th Annual Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, April 7th-9th, a three-day celebration of all things creative. This family-friendly festival features exhibitions of 225 artists selected from around the world, including culinary demonstrations, craft beer and live music performances going on throughout the day. For more information and to book your hotel room, go to VisitTheWoodlands.com.


WELCOME TO THE WOODLANDS,

MARATHONERS!

Welcome to The Woodlands! As Chairman of The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, it is my honor to serve the visitors to the area as well as the residents who get to experience world class events like The Woodlands Marathon in their own hometown. The Woodlands is an escape from the everyday and it’s my hope that you experience a bit of that this weekend. Not only do events like The Woodlands Marathon choose to call this place home, The Woodlands has 14 high quality hotels, over 200 award winning restaurants, one of the top amphitheaters in the world, events like the fifth largest art festival in the world and over 11 million square feet of shopping, entertainment and more. Make sure you take advantage of the weekend to explore past your hotel room and experience the luxury and ease of our town. From leisurely Waterway Cruiser rides along The Waterway to fast paced hikes through The George Mitchell Nature Preserve, there’s something for everyone amidst the trees. Whether you’re an athlete preparing for a great race or a spectator cheering at the finish line, we hope your weekend in The Woodlands is one to remember. More than anything, we hope you leave The Woodlands already planning your return trip to experience all our community has to offer. Best, Bruce Rieser

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WELCOME TO THE 2017 FIDELITY INVESTMENTS THE WOODLANDS MARATHON! On behalf of The Woodlands Marathon Management and 2017 Race Committee, we are pleased to host the 6th Annual 2017 Fidelity Investments The Woodlands Marathon, Houston Methodist The Woodlands Half Marathon, Fleet Feet Sports The Woodlands 5k, Pathfinder Pediatrics Homecare 2k Fun Run and The Woodlands Marathon Relay. We are eager to showcase our fast, single loop full marathon course, which has earned the distinction of being one of the Top 25 fastest courses in the United States and in 2015 the second fastest in the state of Texas. All of our events will provide an exciting and thoroughly heightened experience for runners, volunteers, and spectators alike. In addition to a fantastic finish along the waterway, we are working again to raise money for charity. Over the course of five years, runners and The Woodlands Marathon Management, along with our sponsors have raised over $650,000 for charities and volunteer organizations. On average the marathon event has qualified 10% of the field for the prestigious Boston Marathon. We take great pride in offering a world-class venue that allows runners from across the globe the opportunity to run their personal best. The event kicks off on Friday with the Houston Methodist Health and Fitness Expo and Pathfinder Pediatric 2k Fun Run. We finish on Saturday, March 4th with the running of the marathon, half marathon, relay and 5k events. We will host close to 8,000 runners, 25,000 spectators and 2,000 volunteers throughout the weekend. Please enjoy your time in The Woodlands and the community amenities we feel are second to none. Please help us by thanking all of our sponsors by using and promoting their products and services whenever possible. A tremendous thanks to our local businesses, residents within The Woodlands, the Commissioner of Precinct Three of Montgomery County, The Woodlands Township, The Woodlands Convention & Visitors, The Woodlands Development Company, our sponsors, the race committee, and of course our outstanding volunteers. Thank you to each and every one of you for making this a World Class Event!!!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR A SUCESSFUL RACE WEEKEND

START TIMES (these are estimated times)

Friday, March 3, 2017 2K: 6:30pm Saturday, March 4, 2017 Marathon: 7:00am Half Marathon: 7:00am Relay: 7:00am 5K: 7:10am

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Q Where are the Start and

Finish located? A The Marathon and Marathon Relay start lines are located on Lake Robbins Drive in front of Town Green Park and finishes on The Woodlands Waterway. The Half Marathon and 5K-start lines are located on Lake Robbins Drive in front of Town Green Park. The 2K-start line is located on The Woodlands Waterway and finishes at the same location. Q Can I run with a baby jogger, skateboard, bike or dog? A In the 2K only and you will need to start in the back. No, in consideration for the safety of all participants; baby joggers, skateboards, bikes and animals are prohibited on the course.

Q Can I run with headphones? A Headphones are not prohibited but are

strongly discouraged. Participants who wear headphones must remain aware of race officials, traffic and other runners. Any participant who fails to follow directions from race officials is subject to being removed from the racecourse for their own safety and the safety of other participants. Q What is the time limit for The Woodlands Marathon? A All streets must be reopened to traffic by 2:00 PM, and all participants must be able to cross the Finish Line by 1:30 PM to be recorded as an official finisher (with time and place). To do so, both Marathon and Half Marathon participants must maintain a pace no slower


SATURDAY | MARCH 4, 2017 | THE WOODLANDS, TX than 14:30 minutes per mile throughout the course. Any Marathon or Half Marathon participant slower than the maximum pace at mile 6 of their respective courses will be directed to a SAG (support and gear) vehicle. Any individual electing to refuse SAG will need to move off the course as the right of way will be returned to normal vehicle traffic flow patterns.

Q What do I do if I injure myself on the course? A There will be ATV and bike EMS teams providing medical support along the course. Runners will have access to medical support at each Water Station. Please look for the red medical tents.

No refunds will be given for registered Marathon and Half Marathon participants who are directed to SAG - no exceptions. Back of the Pack Teams (PACERS) for both the Marathon and Half Marathon will wear a special shirt for identification and will maintain the required 14:30 minute pace. Any participants who are concerned about maintaining the maximum pace should keep pace with the applicable Back of the Pack Team pace team. SAG Wagons and equipment trucks will follow the Back of the Pack Teams to move slower runners to the side of road and reopen the streets. These participants will not be able to finish the race or receive their medal but may participate in the post race party.

Q Are the courses USA Track and Field Certified? If so, is this a Boston Marathon Qualifier? A Yes, The Woodlands Marathon course is USA Track and Field certified which makes it a Boston Marathon Qualifier. The Half Marathon and 5k courses are USA Track and Field certified. Each certification number is listed on the corresponding map.

Q Will there be a pace team? A We will have both Marathon and Half

Marathon Pace Teams

Q What time will the roads close? A Road and lane closures will be updat-

ed on the website as we get closer to the race. Please check the website and look for the official Traffic Guide. Q How many water stations will you have? A There will be Water Stations along the course, starting at Mile 2 and every 1.5 after that with plenty of water and Gatorade Endurance sports drink on the marathon course. The half marathon water stations will start around mile 1.25 and be located approximately every 1.5 miles after with plenty of water.

Q Is the course closed to traffic? A Yes, lanes will be closed for runners.

RELAYS Q Will the race provide shuttles to the Exchange Points along the course? A No, each relay team is responsible for meeting their runner at the exchange point. The Woodlands Marathon Management will provide shuttles back to the race site. The shuttles are not responsible for runners making it back to meet their team members at the finish line. Q Where can I park at the exchange points? A The locations have been determined as best as possible and may be in local neighborhoods. We suggest when available that the relay members get dropped off at their exchange point.

Q Can I run in with my team at the finish? A Yes, we recommend that team members pick a location at the race site to meet up and proceed to the finish line chute behind the Marriott to meet up with their final leg team member. Please run single file until you get upon the finish line to respect our individual runners.

REGISTRATION Q How many participants are in the Marathon & Half Marathon? A Approximately 35% of participants are Marathon participants. Q Where can I find race results after the race? A Results of The Woodlands Marathon can be found at the Results Area in the Finish Festival on race day. Results will also be posted online after the race at www.thewoodlandsmarathon.com Q Do all participants receive a medal? A Yes, all participants finishing either the

Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, Marathon Relay or 2k Fun Run/Walk will receive a unique finisher’s medal. Q Will there be age group awards? A Age group awards will be awarded 3

deep in The Woodlands Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k. Marathon Relay awards will be awarded 3 deep in multiple categories: two-person team and four-person team. Award winners must be present or may have someone pick up their awards during the Awards Ceremony. Awards will not be mailed after the event.

Q How will I know where the exchange point is? A Exchange point will be identified by a white tent and red & black teardrop flag.

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RACE WEEKEND SCHEDULE Saturday, March 4th

Friday, March 3rd 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Houston Methodist Health & Fitness Expo @ The Woodlands Waterway Marriott

11:00 a.m.

Marathon Welcome Weekend at Houston Methodist Health & Fitness Expo @ The Woodlands Waterway Marriott

12:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

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The Woodlands Marathon Management Charity Challenge Awards Presentation @ The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Pathfinder Pediatric Homecare 2k Fun Run/Walk @ Lake Robbins Drive (in front of Town Green Park)

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6:40 a.m.

Corral A & D Close @ Lake Robbins Drive (in front of Town Green Park)

7:00 a.m.

Corral B & E Close @ Lake Robbins Drive (in front of Town Green Park)

7:00 a.m.

MARATHON – HALF MARATHON RELAY MARATHON STARTS @ Lake Robbins Drive (in front of Town Green Park)

7:05 a.m.

Corral C Close @ Lake Robbins Drive (in front of Town Green Park)

7:10 a.m.

5K Fun Run Start @ Lake Robbins Drive (in front of Town Green Park)

8:00 a.m.

Finish Strong Finish Festival Begins @ Town Green Park

8:30 a.m.

Fleet Feet Sports 5k Awards Ceremony @ Town Green Park

10:15 a.m.

Houston Methodist Half Marathon Awards Ceremony @ Town Green Park

11:00 a.m.

Marathon Relay Awards Ceremony @ Town Green Park

11:15 a.m.

Fidelity Investments Marathon Awards Ceremony @ Town Green Park

1:30 p.m.

Finish Strong Finish Festival Ends @ Town Green Park

1:30 p.m.

Finish Line Closes @ Waterway


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RACE MORNING PLANNING

QUICK TIPS TO GET YOU TO THE START LINE STRESS FREE WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU MAKE AMPLE TIME FOR YOUR ARRIVAL RACE MORNING.

5:15 A.M. - 5:30 A.M. PARKING LOT ARRIVAL

• Arrive at your parking lot 1.5 hours before the race. It will take 15 minutes to walk to the race site.

5:45 A.M. GEAR CHECK DROPOFF

• Drop your race bag at “GEAR CHECK”. Make sure you have prepared it accordingly or you could waste an extra 10 minutes dropping it off. This should take you 2 minutes if you prepare. Gear Check is at the front of Town Green Park.

6:00 A.M. - 6:25 A.M. PEE TIME

• Use the “RESTROOMS” in the Pavilion or behind Corral C. This restroom area has been designated as the pre-race restroom area. This could take anywhere between 15-20 minutes. • There will be “RESTROOMS” along the course (approximately every 3-4 miles) in groups of 10-16.

DON’T MESS AROUND CORRAL CLOSURES will be strictly enforced

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CORRAL CLOSING TIMES 6:40 a.m.

Corral A

Marathon/Relay

7:00 a.m.

Corral B

Marathon/Relay

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Corral C

5K

6:40 a.m.

Corral D

Half Marathon

7:00 a.m.

Corral E

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All runners have been assigned a starting corral. Runners will be able to enter corrals from the BACK of their assigned corrals. Runners may move down/back in the corrals to run with other runners. We will not allow participants to start in an earlier corral than the one they have been assigned. Corrals have been assigned based on seed times. YOU MUST HAVE A BIB TO GET INTO YOUR START CORRAL. CORRAL CLOSING TIMES 6:40 a.m. | Corral A | Marathon/Relay 6:40 a.m. | Corral D | Half Marathon

7:00 a.m. | Corral B | Marathon/Relay 7:00 a.m. | Corral E | Half Marathon

7:10 a.m. | Corral C | 5K

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HYDRATION

CREATE AN OPTIMAL ENVIRONMENT FOR SUCCESS Simple choices can improve your performance

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SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

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• Headache • Dizziness • Visual disturbances • Mental confusion • Loss of consciousness • Nausea • Cramps • Loss of coordination • Collapse • Vomiting • Dark Urine

For more information, visit houstonmethodist.org/orthopedics

IF YOU START TO EXPERIENCE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS • Remove yourself from sun and get into a cooler area • Drink fluids • Apply ice to cramping areas • If symptoms increase, rapidly cool your body • If symptoms continue, go to the nearest emergency care facility

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PREVENT DEHYDRATION • Two hours prior to exercise, drink at least 16 oz of fluid • During exercise, drink about 8 oz every 20 minutes • After workout, drink 24 oz per pound of body weight lost during workout • Limit carbonated beverages and fruit juices during exercise • Caffeine, alcohol and energy drinks increase risk of dehydration


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RACE PACKET PICK UP

MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, RELAY, 5K PACKET PICKUP SCHEDULE

THERE WILL BE

NO RACE DAY

PACKET PICKUP

GROUP PACKET PICKUP

Friday, March 3, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Houston Methodist Health and Fitness Expo The Woodlands Waterway Marriott 1601 Lake Robbins Drive The Woodlands, TX 77380

PACKET PICKUP INSTRUCTIONS

All participants are required to pick up their race packet; bib number and timing device during packet pick-up scheduled times and locations. You must present your photo identification at packet pick-up to receive your bib number and timing device or the individuals you may be representing. Bib numbers will not be distributed without your photo identification. (2k Fun Run – No Timing Device). AUTHORIZATION FORM TO PICK UP SOMEONE ELSE’S RACE PACKET If you are unable to pick up your packet in person during regular Expo hours, you can make arrangements for someone else to pick up your race packet. That person is required to present the Authorization Form during packet pickup. Form may be found on website.

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VILLASPORT BAG DROP/GEAR CHECK 5:15 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. | TOWN GREEN PARK

• Bag Drop/Gear Check will be located in Town Green Park in the northeast corner. Bag Drop/Gear Check will be open at 5:15am and all bags must be picked up by 2:00pm. • You will be provided a clear bag for security and safety. • Only registered runners will be allowed in the Bag Drop/Gear Check area. • You may only check the goodie bag you receive at packet pickup; no other type of baggage will be accepted. A baggage check sticker is included in your race packet.

• To speed up the drop process at Bag Drop/Gear Check please do the following: 1. Fill out Bag Drop Contact Info Sheet (Green) 2. Drop Bag Drop Contact Info Sheet in bag where volunteers can see it. 3. Peel designated Bib # sticker and stick on outside of center shaded area. 4. Drop and the volunteers will stage accordingly. • To pick up, provide our volunteer the tear tab from bib.

THE KINK TEAM STARTING CORRALS

PAY ATTENTION TO ALL CORRAL CLOSURE TIMES

• All runners have been assigned a starting corral. Runners will be able to enter corrals from the BACK of their assigned corrals. Runners may move down/back in the corrals to run with other runners. We will not allow participants to start in an earlier corral than the one they have been assigned. Runners MAY NOT move up.

• YOU MUST HAVE A BIB TO GET INTO YOUR START CORRAL.

• Corrals have been assigned based on seed times and please keep in mind that there are multiple safety measures throughout the corrals.

• Your B-Tag will be attached to the back of the bib. PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE IT.

• Race bibs must be worn on the front of your shirt or shorts and must be visible throughout the entire race. • All participants will be scored using the Chronotrack B-Tag Timing System.

• Be sure to carefully review the B-Tag instructions in this packet.

CORRAL CLOSING TIMES 6:40 a.m.

Corral A Marathon/Relay

7:00 a.m.

Corral B Marathon/Relay

7:10 a.m.

Corral C 5K

6:40 a.m.

Corral D Half Marathon

7:00 a.m.

Corral E Half Marathon

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PARKING MAP

RECOMMENDED ARRIVAL TIME: 5:15 A.M. - 5:30 A.M.

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Restrooms on Course •

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B-TAG INSTRUCTIONS/SCORING

*DO NOT REMOVE THE TIMING TAGS FROM YOUR BIB Mylaps begins timing when you cross the start line timing mat and records when you cross the finish line chip mat. This provides the actual time (chip time) that it takes you to complete the course. All participants must be able to cross the Finish Line by 1:30 PM to be recorded as an official finisher (with time and place). To do so, both Marathon and Half Marathon participants must maintain a pace no slower than 14:30 minutes per mile throughout the course.

Tips for a guaranteed and correct timing Wear the bib number visible on the chest Do not fold or crumple your bib number, especially not the tag Use four pins on the corners of the bib number, do not pierce the tag Do not cover the bib (water bottle, runner belts, jackets, etc.) 13 3

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ZERO WASTE RECYCLING

P U S H PLAN

Plan to minimize the amount of disposable items you bring to the event. However if you elect to bring Disposable items, make sure it can be recycled.

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Spread the word to your family and friends to let them know about this initiative and remind other participants about the green eďŹ&#x20AC;ort while at the race.

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Please pay attention to race signage when discarding items to make sure they are disposed of in the most correct receptacle.

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Remember, practice, practice, practice. We want to provide you the same habitats you have at home. Look out for these same initiatives at all race events, so you too can race responsibly. It takes 21 attempts to change a habit.

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CORRAL CLOSING TIMES: Corral D 6:40 a.m. | Corral E 7:00 a.m.

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RELAY INFORMATION

YOUR NEED TO KNOW GUIDE FOR A SUCESSFUL RELAY RACE

Each member will be responsible for his or her transportation to the exchange points along the course. TIMING CHIP INFORMATION

One member of the team will also receive a Velcro strap with your team number on it. The strap is to be transferred from one participant to the next at the relay exchange points and will be used to track the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cumulative time. If you have an issue with your strap race morning, please visit the Race Information Tent at the front of Town Green Park.

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EXCHANGE POINTS

Race Site Shuttle Location Located at the corner of Lake Robbins Drive and Six Pines Drive. Exchange Point A Located on Tanglebrush Drive, at mile 6.5 next to water stop area. Shuttle Location A (mile 6.5) Located on Tanglebrush Drive at Water Stop D. Recommended parking is on Yewleaf Drive and walk to exchange point. Exchange Point B Located on Branch Crossing just past the 12.5 water stop on the north side of Star Ridge Circle and Branch Crossing. Shuttle Location B (mile 13.1) Located on Branch Crossing Drive & Star Ridge Circle and the half marathon mark of the marathon course. Recommended parking is on Star Ridge or Frontera Circle. Exchange Point C Located on Kuykendahl Drive and Lake Woodlands Drive just past the 20-mile mark and at the GU Energy Zone. Shuttle Location C Located on Kuykendahl Drive and Lake Woodlands intersection in the northwest corner 50 yards from exchange point. Recommended parking is Sterling Ridge Shopping Center.

TRANSPORTATION FROM EXCHANGE POINTS

Each member will be responsible for his or her transportation to the exchange points along the course. The Woodlands Marathon Management will not be responsible for transporting runners to the exchange points.

The Woodlands Marathon Management will transport runners from the exchange points back to the race site (Lake Robbins Drive & Six Pines Drive). Teams are not required to check in together prior to the race. Shuttle vans will begin running at 7:30am and we expect them to depart every 20-25 minutes. Please arrive to the area with enough time to park and make your way to the exchange point.

make sure everyone is in agreement on the location. Relay Team Members may run in together. They will need to stay single file and wait until they are upon the finish line before coming together. Please respect the individual runners on the course.

TEAM MEMBER EMERGENCY

There will be ambulance and bike EMS teams providing medical support along the course. Runners will have access to medical support at each Aid Station adjacent to the water stop along the course, as well as the finish line. If an emergency with one of your team members arises, we do the best we can to notify the existing members of a withdraw or emergency situation.

FINISHER MEDALS

Each team’s final runner will receive their medal as they cross the finish line. The Finish line medal attendants will be available to help other team members obtain their medals. Once the Relay is complete, medals will be released to other members.

JOINING YOUR TEAM MEMBER AT THE FINISH LINE

The Woodlands Marathon Management will not be held responsible for runners being back to the finish line to meet their team members for run in. Each team should come up with their unique location to meet up after the finish. There are several locations to choose from. The Amegy Bank Results Zone, the Beer Garden, Front of Town Green Park, or the Food & Beverage Tents, the back of the Marriott. Please discuss a meeting location with your team members before race day to

EACH MEMBER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS OR HER TRANSPORTATION TO THE EXCHANGE POINTS ALONG THE COURSE.

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6 TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST RACE

HERE ARE SOME POINTERS TO HELP YOU HAVE A SUCCESSFULLY RACE

“Focus on the mile in front of you. Stay in the moment and don’t get ahead of yourself. People have to take a big leap of faith in the back half of the race. Trust that your plan has prepared you and that you are ready.”

1 Make sure nothing you wear is new.

Everything on your body, from socks to a headband should be road-tested.

2 Line up with runners of similar ability

(corral assignments). If you run a nine-minute mile find the part of the pack that runs your pace, and that won’t be at the front. Being swept into a pace that is too fast will be a bad experience and, of course, isn’t fair to the faster runners who will have to navigate around you. 3 Always begin slowly. The easiest mistake for a beginning racer to make is to respond to the exuberance of the race and head out too fast. Doing so begs for an injury or at best a rotten

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finish because you spent your energy too early in the course. 4 Use the water stations. Keep yourself well hydrated. Sports drinks can help keep your energy up. 5 Don’t be disheartened when other

runners pass you during the race. There will always be runners in front of you--and behind you.

6 Know when the cutoff time is for your race so that you can pace yourself accordingly. It is depressing to finish without a finish line and an official time. For a 10K, the cutoff is usually 1:30; for 15K, from 1:40 to 2:00; for some marathons, as much as 6:00.


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GUIDE

SATURDAY | MARCH 4, 2017 | THE WOODLANDS, TX

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MARATHON WATER/GEL STOPS

There will be Water Stations along the course, starting at Mile 2 and every 1.5 after that with plenty of water and Gatorade Endurance sports drink on the marathon course. The half marathon water stations will start around mile 1.25 and be located approximately every 1.5 miles after with plenty of water.

WATER STOP A: MILE 2.05

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Grogan’s Mill Road at the N. Millbend Drive just west of Grogans Mill Road.

WATER STOP B: MILE 3.6

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Sawmill Drive, right after bridge over creek and before golf course bridge.

WATER STOP C: MILE 5

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Glenloch Drive right past Shadowcrest Drive.

WATER STOP D: MILE 6.45

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Tanglebrush Drive and Yewleaf Drive.

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WATER STOP E: MILE 8

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Flintridge Drive right before Falconwing Drive.

WATER STOP F: MILE 9.65

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Flintridge Drive right before Falconwing Drive.

GU ENERGY STOP: MILE 10.75 Serving 3 flavors of GU Energy Gels. Located on Woodlands Parkway just east of McBeth Way.

WATER STOP G: MILE 11.15

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on McBeth Way in front of the Park & Ride.


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WATER STOP H: MILE 12.65

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Branch Crossing West Drive right past W. Archwyck Circle.

WATER STOP I: MILE 14.05

WATER STOP P: MILE 24.4

(LAST WATER STOP BEFORE FINISH) Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Lake Woodlands Drive and Lakeside Blvd.

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Terramont Drive right past Peace Branch Drive.

WATER STOP J: MILE 15.4

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Terramont Drive right after Ken Lakes Drive.

WATER STOP K: MILE 16.95

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Branch Crossing Drive just north of Terramont Drive.

HALF MARATHON WATER/GEL STOPS WATER STOP Q: MILE 1.2

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Research Forest Drive, just west of Grogans Mill Road.

WATER STOP R: MILE 2.75

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Alden Bridge Drive, right before Bay Branch Drive.

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Research Forest Drive and Gosling Drive in front of Cochran’s Crossing Shopping Center.

GU ENERGY STOP: MILE 19.75

WATER STOP S: MILE 4

WATER STOP M: MILE 20

WATER STOP T: MILE 5.3

WATER STOP L: MILE 18.5

Serving 3 flavors of GU Energy Gels. Located on Kuykendahl Road right after the bridge. Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Kuykendahl Drive .2 miles before Lake Woodlands Drive

WATER STOP N: MILE 21.5

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Lake Woodlands Drive east of Cochran’s Crossing.

WATER STOP O: MILE 23

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Lake Woodlands Drive, east of W. Panther Creek right past drainage easement.

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Research Forest Drive at The Woodlands High School Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Research Forest Drive, just west of Alden Bridge Drive

GU ENERGY STOP: MILE 6.75/19.75

Serving 3 flavors of GU Energy Gels. Located on Kuykendahl Road right after the bridge.

WATER STOP M: MILE 7/20

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Kuykendahl Drive .2 miles before Lake Woodlands Drive

WATER STOP N: MILE 8.5/21.5 Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Lake Woodlands Drive east of Cochran’s Crossing.

WATER STOP O: MILE 10/23

Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Lake Woodlands Drive, east of W. Panther Creek right past drainage easement.

WATER STOP P: MILE 11.4/24.4 (LAST WATER STOP BEFORE FINISH) Serving water and Gatorade Endurance Located on Lake Woodlands Drive and Lakeside Blvd.

MEDICAL AID There will be medical aid stations on the course adjacent to the water stops starting at mile 2 of the marathon and mile 1.2 of the half marathon. For help during and after the race, look for medical stations adjacent to each fluid station and sports medicine volunteers wearing red medical T-shirts. Medical volunteers and supplies will be available at all aid stations. If you incur an injury or feel discomfort, stop at the nearest aid station. Most runners who seek medical attention are able to complete the race safely.

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