Packet pickup will be held during the Pre-Race Expo on Saturday May 25, 2012 from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM at Tanglewood. There will be a small packet pickup on the day of the race between 6:30 AM and 7:30 AM at Tanglewood. We encourage everyone to get their packets in advance. A friend/relative can pick up your packet providing they have a valid copy of your ID.
Trail Race runners can pick up their packets and register if space is available on Friday May 24 between 4-6 PM at the Arcadian Shop in Lenox, MA. A seperate Packet Pickup will also be available for Trail Runners Only on Saturday morning May 25th between 7 - 7:45 AM at Tanglewood. Berkshire Bank Kids Run registration will be available on site at Tanglewood on Saturday morning between 8 AM and 8:45 AM.
Yes, there is plenty of parking available on site at Tanglewood. Please arrive for the races no later than 7:30 AM on Sunday.
ARE Event Productions will be providing chip timing using BTag Chip Timing. The marathon course is USATF certified.
We have made every effort to make the courses reasonable for all runners and have taken steep grades into consideration which has forced us to reroute, but yes there are hills on the course. The course is challenging but fair and has spectacular views. You will run through the towns of Lenox, Stockbridge, and Great Barrington passing the Norman Rockwell Museum, The Berkshire Botanical Gardens, The Red Lion Inn and Stockbridge Bowl before finishing inside the back gate of Tanglewood.
The 4th Annual Memorial Day Marathon Races will be capped at 2000. The Trail Race will be capped at 300 and will not be included in the 2000 participant number for the Sunday races. We are expecting the Trail Race to sell out this year. To insure your space please register early! After capacity is reached we will maintain an active waiting list.
Yes you can walk and yes there is a time limit of 6:30 for the marathon. After that time the clock will be kept running but there will be no more course support available. There is no time limit for the 5K, 10K or 1/2 Marathon which will all finish in the same spot as the marathon.
The quickest and easiest way to register for the race is to click on the link on the Race Info page or the Home Page. We will be working with Marathon Guide to provide online registration services. In addition, you can print out and mail in a race form and check to Memorial Day Marathon, 21775 Philmont Ct., Boca Raton FL 33428. Click here for a downloadable entry form. Discounted in person registration is also available at The Arcadian Shop in Lenox, MA. Race Day registration will be available between 6:30-7:30 AM at Tanglewood provided we have not reached 2000 registrants.
If you are a former or current military, fire or police personnel you are entitled to 25% off of your race entry. Please contact email@example.com for additional information.
In honor of Memorial Day and our Fallen Heroes all Marathon, 1/2 Marathon and Trail Race finishers will be receiving a special customized dog tag finisher medal. You must register by Sunday May 20, 2012 to have your custom finisher medal available after the race. If you register after this time it will be mailed to you. Overall awards, prize money and age group awards will be available for all races. Prize Money will be awarded to the first place male and female finishers for all races. $225 - Marathon Winners, $200 1/2 Marathon Winners, $200 Trail Race Winners, $150 10K Winners, $125 5K Winners.
The best and quickest way is via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-470-7966 between 9 AM and 3 PM Monday thru Friday.