Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Course Details
October 4, 2014
Runner Start: 7:00 a.m.
Start Location: Forsyth Conference Center 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd Cumming, Georgia 30041
Course Map: Click Here to View our Course!
Experience the countryside and rolling hills on our new, conveniently located course that starts from the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Tech.
Average low of 50's; Average high of 60's
Mile Markers & Split Times
Each mile marker will have a large clock displaying the "gun time" of the event.
Event Alert System
An Event Alert System will be displayed at each mile marker indicating the status of the race based on the current course and weather conditions:
||EVENT CANCELLED/EXTREME AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS
||PARTICIPATION STOPPED/FOLLOW EVENT OFFICIAL INSTRUCTIONS
||POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS
||SLOW DOWN/OBSERVE COURSE CHANGES/FOLLOW OFFICIAL INSTRUCTIONS/CONSIDER STOPPING
||LESS THAN IDEAL CONDITIONS
||SLOW DOWN/BE PREPARED FOR WORSENING CONDITIONS
||ENJOY THE EVENT/BE ALERT
- Heat - runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
- Lighting/Hail/Tornado - runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.
Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time. Medical remains in place on course.
Black – "Cancelled" - Extreme dangerous conditions; Event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers, and public safety officials.
There will be water and sports drink at all stations along the course and at the start/finish. All Aid Stations on the course will have personnel and portable toilets located nearby.
Portable toilets will be added in locations throughout the course. The portable toilets will be
located near each aid station.
For your safety and for the timely reopen of the streets to vehicular traffic, you must reach key locations by specified times or you will be required to take transportation provided.
- Partial lane closures will be utilized. Please stay inside the cones and obey all public safety officers and course marshals.
- PLEASE DO NOT START EARLY! Traffic and safety rules prohibit early starts. Early starters will be eliminated from the Official Results
Road Closure Details
Runner traffic will affect area roadways from 7 AM until 10:45 AM on race morning. Please plan ahead, use alternate routes, and be prepared for delays. Thanks!
7 – 7:20 AM: Ronald Regan Blvd at the Avenue Shopping Center – westbound lanes
7 – 7:45 AM: Majors Rd between Shiloh Rd and Ronald Regan Blvd; 7:45 – 10:45 AM: westbound lane of Majors Rd only
7 – 8 AM: Shiloh Rd between Atlanta Hwy (Hwy 9) and Mars Hill Rd – ALL lanes
8 - 10:30 AM: Shiloh Rd between Atlanta Hwy (Hwy 9) and Union Hill Rd – southbound lane only
7:30 – 10:15 AM: Shiloh Rd between Shiloh Rd E and Union Hill Rd – southbound lane
7 – 9 AM: Union Hill Rd between Shiloh Rd and Ronald Regan Blvd – eastbound/northbound lane
7:30 – 9:15 AM: Ronald Regan Blvd between Union Hill Rd and McFarland Pkwy – westbound lanes
7:30 – 9:15 AM: McFarland Pkwy between Ronald Regan Blvd and McGinnis Ferry Rd – one lane northbound plus shoulder
7:30 – 10:15 AM: Shiloh Rd between McFarland Pkwy and Shiloh Rd E – southbound/westbound lanes
SAG Wagon (support) and Back of the Pack Crew
The Back of the Pack Crew and SAG Wagon will signify the end of the field and the maximum 16-minutes per mile pace. They will not start timing until the last person crosses the start line and will be with you throughout the race. If you cannot keep pace, the Crew will help you as you board the SAG Wagon. If you cannot maintain an 16-minute per mile pace, you will be required to board the support buses.
Packet pickup will be held at multiple convenient locations throughout the metro area. Feel great knowing that you are going to receive up to 20 percent off everything, and be entered into a raffle for a $250 shopping spree during packet pickup at Road Runner Sports.
Packet Pickup Dates:
- Saturday, September 27 at Road Runner Sports Atlanta from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Sunday, September 28 at Road Runner Sports Marietta from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Thursday, October 2 at Road Runner Sports Atlanta from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Friday, October 3 at Forsyth Conference Center from 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Please bring a photo ID to the pickup location to retrieve your race packet. You may only pick up other participants packet with a copy of their photo ID.
Will Call Now Available for Michelob Ultra Atlanta 13.1 Marathon®
We offer packet pickup September 27 at Roadrunner Sports Atlanta, September 28 at Roadrunner Sports Marietta, October 2 at Roadrunner Sports Atlanta and October 3 at the Forsyth Conference Center. If for some reason those dates or locations are not going to work for you, Will Call is now available for purchase at $30 as an add-on during event registration or as a stand alone option.
Click here to purchase Will Call, or register for the Michelob Ultra Atlanta 13.1 Marathon.
By registering for the Will Call service, you will be able to pick up your race number and shirt from a special tent located in the start/finish area beginning at 5:30 a.m. on race morning. This option will be available by pre-registration only.
The streets of Atlanta are open to runners, but it's the spectators that will help them get to the finish line. From start to finish, there are excellent opportunities to catch loved ones and friends running in the Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1 Marathon®.
Medical support during the Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Series will be provided by health care professionals. Medical assistance will be available at each water station along the route providing medical assistance as needed. A fully-equipped medical facility will be located near the finish line.
Participants requiring medical assistance may be transported to one of the nearby hospitals, and will be billed by the hospital and ambulance provider. Participants must give on-scene medical personnel the freedom to determine which facility will be utilized.
IMPORTANT: Each participant must complete the medical information form on the back of your bib number. Please take time to fill out your medical information and provide emergency contact information. This will make your important health care information available to heath care professionals in the event you are unable to communicate with them.
Our road races are made for the people and run by the people. We take pride in working with some of the greatest individual and volunteer groups in the world. If you are interested in supporting thousands of runners and walkers at Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Series, send us an email with your name, phone number and what you might be interested in helping with. Here are some of the things we could use help with: water stations (groups of 10 or more), start line support, finish line support, course marshals, registration and packet pick-up support, logistics and set-up (these are the people who get to lift and move things and work at night!)
If you are interested in volunteering for this event or any others, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Series will have entertainment stations along the course. This includes: Bands, Performances, Cheer Squads, Community Group Aid Stations and Dj's pumping tunes that will keep you movin' all through out the fun-filled 13.1 mile course.
There are many highlights to performing for Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Series. Group name and booking information listed on the Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Series web site. Group signage may also be displayed at your performance location as long as it does not interfere with the race. (Signage may only be 3'x6').
Time: Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Series begins at 7:00 a.m., which means your group must be at their assigned location by 7 a.m.. Everyone will finish by 11 a.m., with some groups ending earlier, depending on your location on the course.
Where: Along the 13.1 mile half marathon course. Performance locations will be confirmed.
Equipment: All groups will be responsible for supplying their own equipment. Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon Series will provide access to electricity, either from a business or a generator.
All HALF MARATHON finishers will receive a medal upon crossing the finish line.
Awards & Medals
All participants that complete the half marathon at the Michelob ULTRA Atlanta 13.1® Marathon will receive a unique finisher's medal.
ALL athletes will be eligible to earn age group awards competing in the following divisions: 5K, half marathon open, & half marathon walking*.
Age group award medals will be distributed from the Results tent at the finish line on race day - so don't forget to stop by, get your official finishing time and check if you won an award!
Custom designed award medals will be awarded 3 deep in each of the below age group for both males and females in the following divisions: 5K, half marathon open, & half marathon walking*.
*Participants in thewalking division must adhere to established USATF competition guidelines regarding walking form, specifically the rule that states one foot must be on the ground at all times. Participants in the walking division must complete the event within the established course timelines.
Age Group Breakdown
|14 & under
Please note that all age group awards are based on chip time, NOT gun time. However, Open winners and course records will be determined according to gun time.