Running provides an efficient full-body workout, burns a ton of calories, tones the body, provides a great venue for socializing, and improves emotional well-being. Touted as one of the most important aspects of endurance training programs, the long run is non-negotiable when it comes to preparing for a marathon. Both within and outside of the running and walking communities, marathons are high profile events. They represent health and fitness, internal drive, perseverance, dreams and accomplishment! Our mission is to serve runners, walkers, and our community through a fun, safe, and scenic event — one that is a good value to participants and positive for the community. Our event is designed to draw participants of all abilities, ages, ethnic backgrounds, runners, walkers.