Activities

  • Running-Half marathon - Half Marathon
  • Running-Half marathon - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Running 9 Mile - 9 Mile
  • Running 9 Mile - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Sandman 5K - 5K
  • Sandman 5K - Group-registration team Age group/open

Description

 

About Sandman

10th annual Sandman Extreme for Excellence Half Marathon starts in downtown Wytheville, Va., snow or shine, at the recreation center at 250 S 4th Street. The run descends in the first mile to a crossing of Reed Creek at 2,100 feet elevation, before beginning a 4.5 mile climb to the top of Sand Mt. at 3,100'. The climb to the top is on hard surface road, with about 4 miles on packed gravel. A shorter 9 mile alternate run is available without the full climb. A 5K (walk/run) option will also be avaiable this year.  The event is a fundraiser for the Wythe County Public School Foundation for Excellence--we're all about excellence.

Pre-registration will close at midnight on Friday, January 11th. You must pre-register by that date to be guaranteed a long-sleeved t-shirt.

 T-SHIRTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED ON DAY OF RACE WITHOUT PRE-REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR ORDER

 

Event details and schedule

This event takes place every year on the Satuday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

Awards 

Awards will be given for Overall Male and Female for each the 9-mile and the 13.1 miles.

Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Half- Marathon, 9 Miler, 5K run, and 5K walk for males and females.

Organised by

Helping Overcome Poverty's Existence

PO Box 743, Wytheville

Phone: 276-228-6280

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