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1st Annual Hermantown Inline
Promoter:
Mach 3 Speedskating
Location:
Hermantown, MN
Start Date:
Saturday, July 16, 2005
End Date:
Saturday, July 16, 2005
Website:
Click Here for the Official Website
Events:
Half Marathon, Tour
Race Type:
Outdoor

Course:
The Hermantown Inline half-marathon course is a two-lap, closed course with right, left and U-turns. The terrain is comprised of rolling hills mixed with short, flat stretches of road. The event course is closed to normal traffic.

Parking:
Parking is at the Fichtner Memorial Field located at the Northeast corner of the Maple Grove and Ugstad roads.

Start:
The Hermantown Inline starts at 7:00 A.M. sharp!
Course roads close at 6:30 A.M.
The start line is located within the closed course area.
Ensure you arrive prior to road closure!
If you arrive after road closure. Parking may be available in the Hermantown High School's lower parking lot, located off the Ugstad Road, just North of the Arrowhead Road. This parking lot is 1+ miles from the Start Line.
The Hermantown High School parking lot, Arrowhead Road and the North portion of Ugstad Road are not closed or controlled! Use at your own discretion.

Finish:
Anyone unable to finish the event by 8:10 A.M. will be picked up and returned to the Start/Finish line by the
"sag-wagon".

Safety:
Helmet and wrist guards are mandatory to participate in the event.

Knee and elbow pads are recommended.

Participants must be 13 years of age or older.

Inline skates only.

No bicycles, roller skis, ski poles, baby strollers, baby joggers, skateboards, bikes, pets or wagons.

Headphones are prohibited.

Do not cross the centerline of the course roads at anytime.

Keep your distance from curbs and curb drains/gutters!

U-turns will have "run-off" space. This "run-off" space is an additional 50 feet past the turn. If you are not comfortable in your abilities to properly make U-turns, keep going straight until you slow yourself down enough to turn around. Stay in control of your skating at all times. Do not go outside of or past roadblocks!

The event course is closed to normal traffic. However, in case of emergency vehicles or errant, residential traffic, skaters must stay to the right side of the road and be aware of their surroundings at all times!

Timing:
Timing will be provided by Steve's Timing.

Divisions:
Divisions are "Competitive" & "Tour". Cross-drafting will be allowed.

Awards:
Awards will be given to the top six males and females in the "Competitive" division.

Door Prizes:
There will be a drawing for door prizes after the awards. Some of the door prizes include:

NorthShore Inline 1/2 Marathon registrations
North Shore Scenic Railroad tickets
Duluth, MN Econo Lodge stay
Alexandria, MN Country Inn & Suites stay
and more!!!

Registration:
Mailed in registrations will only be accepted until July 11, 2005.
NOTE: There will be no race day registration.
No refunds or transfer of entries. Race will be held rain or shine. Registration includes T-shirt.
Envelopes postmarked June 25, 2005 and before - $20.00.
Envelopes postmarked June 26 to July 11, 2005 - $30.00.
Checks are to be made payable to "Mach 3 Speedskating"

Mail registrations to:
Hermantown Inline
P.O. Box 18072
Hermantown, MN 55811

Packet Pick-up:
Friday evening: Packets can be picked up from 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. at the Hermantown Public Safety Building, located at 5111 Maple Grove Road. Use the East entrance.

Saturday morning: Packets can be picked up from 5:30 A.M. to 6:45 A.M. at the Start/Finish Line.

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