About this Event
Race The Lake is a Challenging marathon and a half marathon around beautiful Otsego Lake in Cooperstown NY
Race The Lake marathon and half marathon will take racers around beautiful Otsego lake in Cooperstown NY. You will run past such landmarks as the Otesaga Hotel, The Farmers Museum, The Fenimore Art Museum and The Baseball Hall Of Fame . The lake will always be on your right with awesome views of the surrounding area. The course is very challenging and runs on small county route roads through small villages .
The full 26.2 and the half 13.1 are certified by the USATF ,the race can be used as a Boston Marathon qualifier .
The course is also completely staffed with many local volunteers. Numerous water and aid stations and also bicycle patrols that ensure a safe and directed run. There will be 15 aid stations with 5 of them having GU , Honey Stingers and Power aid. Porta potties at mile 9 and about mile 14 for the Marathoners and mile 7 for the Half racers.
A bbq is included for all racers. Awards to the overall male and female of both races and also age group awards will be given to the top three in each . Tech shirts to those who register before May 15th 2016 are guaranteed. All finishers will receive a medal as well
There Will be NO registration for the half marathon at the starting point for the half. All 'day of'' registrations must be done at The Clark Sports Center before being transported to the start