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USATF Certified Course #KS14055KH

This is a USATF certified course. Follow this link for more infomation: http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/search/searchResults.asp?embed=&courseID=KS14055KH

2015 course description: >>> Start west of Indian Hills Elementary on Indian Hills Road, south to 33rd St., east to Fountaindale Dr., Fountaindale Dr. east with the first mile near Dukeries Rd. Continue east on Fountaindale Dr. to Urish Rd. going a short distance north on Urish Road to 33rd St., 33rd St. west with mile 2 just past Dukeries Rd. on 33rd. Follow 33rd west crossing over to the north side of the road past Indian Hills Road to turn right onto El Cerrito Dr.. Take El Cerrito Dr. north then west going past Lagito Dr. The 3 mile mark is on El Cerrito Dr. near the turnaround at the entrance to a circle dead end. Continue on El Cerrito Dr. after turning around back to the 33rd St. and Indian Hills intersection, continue south on Indian Hills Road with the 4 mile location south of the Indian Hills and 37th St./Falcon Rd. intersection. Follow Indian Hills Road south turning left onto 41st St. going east. Shortly after the 5 mile location, turn right onto Aylesbury, left onto 43rd Street, left onto Eagle Point Rd. before accessing Urish Road south of 41st Street, turning right and continue heading south on Urish Road for the next three and 1/2 miles, with Urish Hill looming shortly after mile 6. Continue south on Urish Road past miles 7 and 8, where the pavement ends at 61st Street and the next four miles become true country roads, which may be hard-packed or may be covered with gravel and may or may not be ice and or snow covered. Turn right heading west onto 69th Street passing mile 9. Turn left heading south upon leaving 69th Street onto Indian Hills Road and be greeted by the TCF aid station shortly before crossing the  ten mile location. Continue south on Indian Hills Road for the next two miles, passing mile 11 before turning right onto pavement again heading west on 85th Street. The 12 mile mark is just after that corner, continue going west on 85th Street turning at the city limit sign for Auburn at Hanover Street. Turn left heading south onto Hanover Street, then right one short block onto 11th going west, then south again onto Franklin street. The 13 mile location is near the corner of Franklin St. as it turns right onto 10th Street. The finish line now comes into view near the Auburn Fire Station.

Five aid stations with water and Gatorade will be spaced along the course. Aid station locations will be at the turnaround (3.0 miles), the top of Urish HIll (6.4 miles), Urish Road shortly past mile 8, at the corner of 69th Street and Indian Hills Road near mile 10 and shortly before turning onto 85th Street and mile 12.

View the 2015 course map

Here are driving directions to the race finish area from google maps:

  1. Start at: 7445 SW 29th St Topeka, KS 66614
  2. Head west on SW 29th St toward SW Rother Rd - 1.1 mi
  3. Turn left at SW Auburn Rd/KS-4 Continue to follow SW Auburn Rd - 7.3 mi
  4. Continue on Washington St - 0.2 mi
  5. Turn right at W 11th St - 79 ft
  6. Arrive at: 121 W 11th St Auburn, KS 66402

 

 

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Upcoming Events
Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon Jan 17, 2015 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Indian Hills Elementary, 29th & Indian Hills Road, Topeka, KS
31st Annual Journey for Sight - 5K/10K Run & 5K Walk Mar 21, 2015 08:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Topeka Regional Airport (Formerly Forbes Field), Topeka, KS
Body First Wicked Marathon and Half-Marathon Mar 28, 2015 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM — Wamego High School, Wamego, KS
5th Annual Run for Ronald 5K Walk and Run May 04, 2015 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Lake Shawnee, Topeka, KS
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