10k/5k Run and 2 Mile Run/Walk
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Race starts at 9:00 AM
Course & Race Information
Race begins in front of Riverside Athletic Club
Water stations placed on route
Awards ceremony immediately following race
Race will be held rain or shine; however, in case of inclement weather, thank you for your donation.
Chip timing will be used for our 5K and 10K race.
The registration area is located inside the gymnasium at Riverside Athletic Club
Parking: Parking is available near Riverside Athletic Club. We have three parking lots to choose from. Overflow parking will be at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Race Etiquette: To facilitate a positive race experience for all runners and walkers, we ask that you practice standard race etiquette:
Do not push or rush to the starting line.
Please line up according to your mile pace. If you plan to walk the race, please start at the back of the group.
Should you need to walk, please move to the side and try to ease your pace instead of abruptly stopping.
Benefit Recipient: Merrill United Way is the charity of choice for Paul Kienitz, owner of Riverside Athletic Club. Riverside Athletic Club and Merrill Fire/E.M.S. are hosting the 6th Annual RUN United for the Merrill United Way.
Host Facilities: Riverside Athletic Club will provide a dri-fit Newly Designed LIVE United T-Shirt to all participants who register before April 10. After April 10 registrants will receive a Live United Cotton T-Shirt. Snacks and showers are provided at the club after the race.
All persons who register before April 10 will be entered twice into prize drawings. Those registering after April 10 will be entered in once.
Course and Chip Timing: Registration begins at 8am with pre-race staging at Riverside Athletic Club on the corner of Center and Riveside Avenue in Merrill, WI. Race starts at 9:00 AM. Both 5K and 10K courses will be take you through the beautiful residential neighborhoods, through the city of Merrill and along paved country roads. Convenient Chip Timing is also used.
Packet Pick-up Friday
8:00 am – 6:00 pm – Riverside Athletic Club
500 South Center Avenue, Merrill, WI
Packet Pick-up Saturday
7:00am– 8:45 am at Race
Thank you to our 2013 sponsors:
Ministry Medical Group
Merrill Fire Department
Oak Park Dental
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
Aspirus Merrill Clinic
Northcentral Technical College
Dave's County Market of Merrill, WI
Parisi Speed School
First Street Coffee Station
Agra Industries, Inc.
Tunes 2 Go Mobile DJ Service
American Family Insurance - Merrill
Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Steve Silverman Chiropractic
Crew with Amateur Ham Radio
Presence of Balance
All of our Staff and Volunteers
Riverside Athletic Club 500 South Center Avenue Merrill, WI 54452-3401 (715) 536-2481