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Skidaway Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k

Saturday March 21st, 2020

Savannah, GA

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Description

Skidaway Island Marathon Make Up Event


Join us for the 2020 Make up event: 9/5/2020


This is a USATF certified 6.55 mile loop(Boston qualifying), quiet road, tree lined on Skidaway island. We start/finish from the UGA Institute of Oceanography. This will be a low touch, staggered start event allowing for all social distancing protocols to be complied with. This includes race bibs to be picked up friday prior to the race, self serve aid stations with min volunteers.  The event includes a finisher shirt, finisher medal, free photos and finisher sunglasses for the marathon.


TIMING:


We will allow runner to delay there start up to 5 mins so they can have as much social distance as they would like.  With the staggered start official times will be delayed until after the close of the race around 1pm. They will be posted online and through social media. We will provide Racejoy for the event so you can be tracked as well. 


AID STATIONS:


Huma, water and power aid and ONE ICE BATH STATION. 


The Course


This is an open road with limited police presence. The course was certified with you running on the left hand side at all times. There are two u-turns one with a really nice water view.


Pricing


Marathon $50 (4 laps)


Half $30 (2 Laps)


31k $25 (3 laps 19.65 miles)


Long 10k $20 (1 Lap 6.55 miles)


GIVE AWAYS: You will be earning the rewards from our 2020 March event. These are awesome medals and shirts but they are dated with our original event date. 


Race Bibs: All the gear will be available after you finish running but You will be allowed to pickup your race bibs on event day or Friday 11 to 6 prior to the event at Howe 2 Run.


REFUNDS: NO QUESTIONS ASKED REFUNDS until close of registration.


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March 13th 2021 SKIDAWAY ISLAND MARATHON Original Course
March 13th, 7:00am Start, 7:30am 5k Start


Savannah has been called, "America's most beautiful city" and Skidaway Island is one of its jewels. This is your opportunity to run where most Savannahians only dream if running. It isn't on your everyday tourist website because this course is hosted in the premiere Island Neighborhood; The Landings Association and The Landings Club


Run Saturday 21st, at 7am in either the half or full marathon. Enjoy beautiful scenery, a quiet and peaceful course hosted by a local race company. About 250 of our runners will participate in the Marathon and 500 in the half. 150 more will run the 5k trail run. Then enjoy an afternoon in the fabulous Savannah Area. You can tour downtown, hit the beach on Tybee Island or explore the rivers looking for dolphins or fishing. 


The Course:


You will enjoy miles of perfect scenery, amazing marsh and river front views, elegant homes and sneak peaks of the Landings Golf Courses. This is mostly an open course because the traffic is minimal, and you'll likely share the road with a homeowner enjoying their daily golf cart ride. The course is almost entirely paved; generally super flat other than a Savannah hill (one over pass). It is certified by US Track and Field and can be used as a qualifying time. You can expect green grass, flowers and cool breezes off the marsh. The average temperature has been in the mid 70s. It is small next to the national races so you won't be fighting an crowds for your free parking. 


THIS RACE INCLUDES - Racejoy  - Run with this app and tell the world how your doing automatically!


Marathon Pricing: 


Starting $65
November 1st - $75
December 1st - $85
January 1st - $95
February 1st - $105
March 1st - $110
Finishers receive a Finisher shirt, Finisher Medal, free photo downloads of any pictures we take. And Tifosi Sunglasses


Half Marathon Pricing:


Starting $55
November 1st - $65
December 1st - $70
January 1st - $75
February 1st - $80
March 1st - $85 
Finishers receive a Finisher Medal, Finisher Shirt and free photo downloads of any pictures we take.


5k Pricing: 7:30am start


Starting $20
December 1st - $25
February 1st - $30
March 1st - $35 
Finishers receive a Finisher Shirt, Finisher 5k medal and free photo downloads of any pictures we take. This course is a trail run with medium difficulty. It is something that most anyone can do but is not stroller accessible. It is beautiful and lots of fun. 


This race will be limited to 1000 total runners. Estimated 600 Half Marathon and 250 Marathon Passes, max of 150 5k runners. We use a gun start with chip/manual/photo finish line. 


Landings Homeowners:


If you live at the Landings or Modena, thank you for having us, please email us for your 25% discount code. [email protected] Include your Name and Address on the email. 


Safety:


We will have the course extensively marked so you can't get lost. Every intersection will be maned by volunteers or Police where traffic control is required. There will be plenty of water stations, aid stations, shade, and regular scenic views to give you an excuse to pause. 


Packet Pickup March 20th 2020


10am to 8pm Location Dick's Sporting Goods Mall Blvd Savannah, GA. You are required to pick up you packet but a friend or family member can do it for you.  No race day registration.


Other Common Questions:


Parking: Free at our start and finish line at the Skidaway Island Ocean Institute. 30 Ocean Science Circle.
Pets: Not Allowed
Strollers: Allowed but not on 5k
Headphones: Allowed but be advised this is an open course, pay attention and stay to the sides of the road


Timing: Chip Timed with Manuel and photo backup.


 
Access to the Course: The first 2.5 miles and last 2.5 miles are open to the public. To see the rest of the course you will need a landings resident as this is a gated association. You can catch your runners at Mile 19 Merrill Lynch's Square as they cross through about a half mile section that is outside of the neighborhood. 
 
Donations: You can support a dozen different charities including local churches, Skidaway First Responders, rotary, Kiwanis, and more.


This is a certified course and we submit our results to the Boston Athletic Association every year.


Cancel anytime no questions asked prior to March 1st and defer or transfer until online registration closes.


Coming from out of town and can't make packet pickup? Let us know and we will make special race day pickup available for you. This option is limited so please notify us when you register if you need this support.



Time Restriction: 4 Hour Half Marathon, 7 Hour Full Marathon. After 4 hours we will begin escorting walkers who have fallen behind the min pace to the North gate corner so you can finish the last 2.5. This is an 18 min pace for the half and 16 min pace for the full. 5k Runners are limited to 1:15. 


Pacers: 6 for each distance, every 15 mins


Course Certification: Yes, US Track and Field Certified Course and can be used for qualifications to Boston. The 5k is not certified.


Cancellation: ERS has a 100% no fear registration policy and we will honor any refund request 100% with no questions asked up until March 1st. Want to transfer your pass? Log in and update the participant information at anytime prior to march 1st. After March 1st we will allow you to transfer your pass to another runner or defer to 2020. Deferrals/Transfers are for the 2 year only and can not be but can be used at any ERS hosted event.


Elite Division: We will consider elite runners. Submit a bio, photo and your expected finish time for consideration.


 


 

Race Distances

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Marathon (Under 4:30) Click to Find Out Register »
Marathon (4:30 to 7 hours) Click to Find Out Register »
Half Marathon (Less then 2:15) Click to Find Out Register »
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Start Location

10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA

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