Mill Creek Distance Classic Half Marathon/5k



Event Description: This is the race to come and challenge yourself. Join the new generation of runners and challenge yourself on this classic course!

Don’t forget to attend the free pasta dinner for half marathoners after the race at Rachel’s Restaurant - 54 Westchester Dr Austintown, Ohio ($5 for non half marathoners).

Half marathon begins at 8:30 AM and the 5k begins at 8:45 AM.

Registration for the half marathon is $30 through February 21, escalating gradually to $40 on day of race.

Registration for the 5k is $16 through February 21, escalating gradually to $20 on day of race. Online signup available at https://runsignup.com/Race/Dashboard/Race/2294
When:  03/03/2013    8:30 AM 
Where:  Youngstown, OH
Distance:  Half Marathon & 5K
Contact Name:  Rick Hart
Contact Number:  330-727-6070
Contact Email:  rhart829@sbcglobal.net
Entry Form:  click here for entry form
Web Site:  http://ytownrunners.org/classic.html
Course Map: 
Race Photos:  click here for race photos
Previous Results: 
2010  
Course Description:  You have 13.1 miles to complete 19 hills, and the weather is as much a part of the mystique of this race as the course itself. Come ready to check your training level and ready yourself for the Boston Marathon. The course will take you past two lakes, Lanterman’s Mill, the falls, a cascade and Mill Creek. The proceeds of this race help to support the Youngstown Road Runners Club Endowment to Youngstown State University Cross Country Athletes and the YRRC Shoe Program for High School Suburban League Cross Country runners.

Directions:  FROM EAST (I-80) FROM NORTH (RT 11) TAKE RT 711 SOUTH TO I-680 SOUTH TO EXIT 3B (BELLE VISTA AVE.) LEFT AT STOP SIGN THEN RIGHT AT NEXT STOP SIGN GO SOUTH ON BELLE VISTA 1.4 MILES TO 4 WAY STOP SIGN AT MCCOLLUM & BELLE VISTA THEN GO STRAIGHT INTO THE WICK RECREATION AREA.

FROM WEST (I-76) TO I-80 EAST TO I-680 south EXIT 3B turn left then quick right on BelleVista then straight south for 1.4 miles.

FROM EAST (I-76) TAKE I-680 NORTH TO EXIT 3C TURN LEFT AT STOP SIGN THEN LEFT AT FIRST TRAFFIC LIGHT (BELLE VISTA Ave.) THEN STRAIGHT 1.3 MILES INTO WICK RECREATION AREA.

PARK ROADS WILL BE CLOSED - MUST ENTER FROM BELLE VISTA AVE AND MCCOLLUM RD.

PARK ROADS WILL REOPEN AT 12 PM

LOST ON RACE DAY? Call 330-740-7114 or 330-727-6070


Runner Comments
I've run this race, and I want to add my comments.
Average Ratings as of 10/01/2014: Course: Overall

Year: 2013
Name: Bert
Course:
Overall:
Pros: Scenic and challenging course with a strong field of runners
Cons:
Comments: YRRC and their volunteers do a great job with this race

Year: 2010
Name: Andy Rattray
Course:
Overall:
Pros: A very well put on race.Neat water stops.The nices weather in a long time that brought out a record croud.Great post race refreshments from Great Harvest bread co.The YRRC should be proud.
Cons:
Comments: Very intresting course with all the hills.At around the 10 mile you can look to your right high on up a hill and see runners way up who are ahead of you.That shows the next climb you face.

Year: 2009
Name: andy rattray
Course:
Overall:
Pros: always a challenging race.all hills and the weather can be a challenge.I have ran it in cold,ice & snow or in the rain like this year. Makes for a great training run.
Cons:
Comments: The Youngstown Road Runners do a fine job.Volunteers did a great job to.Many directions need to be giving on this rollor coster course.

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