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Great River Roll
Promoter:
Minnesota Recreation and Parks
Location:
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
Start Date:
Saturday, July 26, 2003
End Date:
Saturday, July 26, 2003
Website:
Click Here for the Official Website
Events:
Half Marathon
Race Type:
Outdoor

The Event
This year, the Great River Roll inline skate event is comprised of two skates a NEW timed half-marathon course (13.1 miles), and the recreational/family course (9 miles). Both courses tour the scenic Mississippi River in the heart of the Twin Cities.

Course
Half-Marathon (13.1 miles) NEW!

Half-marathon skaters must be able to finish a six-minute mile
West on Minnehaha Parkway
East on Lake Nokomis Parkway
North on Woodlawn Avenue
East on Minnehaha Parkway
Pass through Minnehaha Park
Skate north on West River Road
Cross Franklin Avenue Bridge going east
Skate south on East River Road
Cross Lake Street Bridge going west
Skate south on West River Road returning to Minnehaha Park
Recreational Course 15K

Skate north on West River Road
Cross Franklin Avenue Bridge going east
Skate south on East River Road
Cross Lake Street Bridge going west
Skate south on West River Road returning to Minnehaha Park
Start and Finish
Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis
Timing
Timing only for half-marathon.
Divisions
Half-Marathon 8 a.m. start time
Skilled/Competitive skaters (must be able to finish a six-minute mile). Medals awarded to the top three finishers in mens and womens categories. Half-marathon skaters are welcome to join the recreational/family skate.

Recreational/Fitness 9:30 a.m. start time
Experienced/Non-competitive skaters

Family Skater 9:30 a.m. start time
Beginning skaters, and families with small children

Helmets
Helmets are mandatory to participate in the event. Other protective equipment such as elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist guards is highly recommended.
Schedule of Events / Events Day
7 a.m.
On-Site Registration, Picnic Pavilion

8 a.m.
Advanced Inline Skate Begins, Rain or Shine

9:30 a.m.
Recreation and Family Inline Skate Begins, Rain or Shine

8:30 - 10 a.m.
Skaters return to Minnehaha Park for refreshments, finisher awards, exhibits, and entertainment.

10 a.m. and after
Stay and explore the beautiful Minnehaha Park and Falls, and enjoy the entertainment.

Questions
Please call MRPA at 612.825.2200 ext. 102 or email at [email protected]


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