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New Course Changes for 2014 Leave the Hill out of the Marathon

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It's been a part of the Bismarck Marathon for 3 years.

But this is the last year the University of Mary Hill will be a part of the course.
The 2011 flood forced the race to move from Sertoma Park to higher ground.
The 2014 Bismarck Marathon is returning to the Sertoma park area with runners starting and finishing at Cottonwood.

(Dave Nash / Planning Committee) "We simply haven't had any options till now. We understand that Riverwood Drive and the Trail and everything is going to be open. So we will be running west along Burleigh Avenue. And then back kinda on the old course, under the tunnel and around Sertoma Park. It will be a double looped course."

Nash hopes changing the course will also encourage more people to sign up for the race.

(Dave Nash / Planning Committee) "If I am going to try and qualify for Boston and I am on the edge. I am not going to look at a course with a hill that you have to go up twice and for beginners it's kinda a nasty initiation going up the hill."

Nash says they are expecting 1700 runners this year.
He says 100 relay teams are already registered.
He says volunteers are still needed.
You can register to run or volunteer at bismarckmarathon.com.

 

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