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Marathon:

Coming 2015

½ Marathon course:

The half marathon start is on Gilbert Road just north of Warner Road and heads north. Runners will head west on the Gilbert canal system, then south on Greenfield Road, west on Williams Field Road, then north on Gilbert Road to the finish at the Gilbert Civic Center . Both the half marathon and the 10k finish at the Civic Center, but there will be different finish line shoots.

10k:

The 10k course will begin at Crossroads Park and follow the second half of the half marathon course. Both the half marathon and the 10k finish at the Civic Center, but there will be different finish line shoots.

5k and 1mile Fun Run:

Gilbert Days 5K is celebrating its 30th year! To keep this tradition, the 5K and 1 mile fun run will continue being a separate event on Fri, Nov. 14 @ Freestone Park.

Parking:

Runners will be able to park in the Lowe’s parking lot at 734 South Gilbert Road, Gilbert. There will also be over flow parking at the Gilbert Civic Center which is approximately one mile from the starting line. Do not park at the QT in front of Lowe’s.

 


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