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Big Granite Marathon & Half-Marathon
Promoter:
several
Location:
Ashland, WI
Start Date:
Saturday, June 18, 2005
End Date:
Saturday, June 18, 2005
Website:
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Events:
Marathon & Half-Marathon
Race Type:
Marathon

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Big Granite Races will be held on a 12.75 mile looped course of town roads, state & county highways.
The marathon will be two laps of this course. The entire lap has been paved in the last four years and features quality blacktop.

The course features Wisconsin dairy land nestled against the Penokee hill range. The course offers a scenic mix of hills, flats, curves and straightaways.The course is an exciting course that will challenge skaters of all abilities. It is not advised that beginning skaters register for this race and all registrants should have experience and be comfortable with skating. All skaters should use extra caution. This caution includes re-installing skate brakes on 4-wheel skates if they have been removed and wearing elbow and knee pads.

The course is also a technical course in that it features several turns including a cone turn. The skater with the best all around skating ability will be the most successful.



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