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Ipswich Ale Half Marathon - Storm the Castle!! - 2020 Online Registration

Event Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020,
Event Time: 8 am

Online registration ends: 4/23/2020 at 4 P.M., EST

Date/Location

Saturday April 25, 2020
Start/Finish at Crane Beach
310 Argilla Rd., Ipswich, MA

Course

8:00 am Start
Course will remain open and supported for 3 hours - until 11:00 am

Cost

$65 registration fee through March 31, 2020
$75 late registration fee starting April 1, 2020

Refunds

Once you have registered, there are no refunds, transfers or deferrals.

Race day registration 

The race has sold out each of the past four years. The field is capped and we expect the race to sell out again this year. Limited race day registration will be available only if the race has not sold out. Check the website for registration status.

Race T-shirts and Medals

Each registered runner will receive a "Storm the Castle!" race t-shirt that will be available when you pick up your bib (NOTE: race t-shirts are men's sizes). Due to the lead time involved with procuring our race t-shirts, we cannot guarantee t-shirt sizes.  There will be no refunds.  Shirts must be picked up on Friday April 24th or Saturday April 25th when runners pick up their bibs - shirts will not be mailed.  In addition, each finisher will receive an official Ipswich Ale Half Marathon medal.

Bib pickup

Friday April 24th: Times to be determined.  Ipswich Ale Brewer's Table, 2 Brewery Place, Ipswich.
Race Day, Saturday April 25th: 6:30 am-7:55 am, Crane Beach, 310 Argilla Rd, Ipswich

Start and parking locations

The race starts and finishes at Crane Beach, 310 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA. Parking for runners and spectators is in the Crane Beach parking lot next to the start/finish area.

Parking lot time

Crane Beach parking lot will be open on race day morning by 6:15 am.  Please do not arrive earlier than 6:15 am.

Bag drop

There is no bag drop. Please secure your belongings in your car.  Race organizers are not responsible for items left behind or unattended.

Strollers and Dogs

For safety reasons, runners are not allowed to run with strollers or dogs. Since dogs are not allowed on Trustee property after March 31st, spectators are also asked to leave their dogs at home.

Water on course

There are five water stops on the course at miles (approx) 2.5, 4.5, 7.5, 9.5, and 11.5. Gatorade will be available at the 4.5 and 9.5 mile water stops.

Restrooms/portapotties

Thanks to the Trustees of Reservations, runners will be able to use the Crane Beach restrooms which are located adjacent to the parking lot and the start/finish area. There will also be several portapotties in the start/finish area and portapotties on the course at miles (approx) 4.5, 7.5 and 9.5.

Medical support on course

Medical support will be located at the start/finish area as well as out on the course. There will also be multiple police officers, course marshals and volunteers along the course for your safety.

Cash awards

There will be cash awards for the top male and female overall winners, Ipswich resident winners and age group winners (under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and over 70) Runners cannot win more than one award. Awards must be claimed at the awards table in the finish area by 11:30 am.  Awards will not be mailed.

Timing

Race will be professionaly timed by North Shore Timing Co. Inc. All runners will receive an instant text message with their time, place and pace. Times will also be posted on race day as well as on coolrunning.com and on the North Shore Timing Results Page following the race.

Race after party

Don’t miss the popular Ipswich Ale Half Marathon after race party! Ipswich Ale will be available for purchase.  I.D. will be required.  In addition to traditional post race bagels and bananas, runners will also get pizza and an Ipswich Ale!  And thanks to Kayem Foods, runners and spectators will once again be treated to free grilled hotdogs!  Finally, Evolvement Music will be back again this year to keep the music and party going all morning.

More Info

For questions contact ipswichalehalf@gmail.com

 

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Fee change, if any, will be reflected on subsequent credit card page
ActivityFee Change DateEntry Fee
Half Marathon Race Fee04-01-202075.00

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General Waiver:
The undersigned, in consideration for Rotary International, the Trustees of Reservations and the Town of Ipswich, MA allowing my participation in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, acknowledges that my participation in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon entails inherent risks such as death, injury and damage to property. Those risks include, but are not limited to, death, injuries and damages resulting from the following: 1. The negligence of the Rotary International, Trustees of Reservations and the Town of Ipswich MA, its owners, employees, representatives, volunteers or agents; the negligence of guests, visitors or persons who may be present at or participating in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon; or the negligence of any applicable governmental entities; 2. Slips, trips, falls, crashes or other such accidents that occur while participating in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, or which may be caused by other persons participation in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon; 3. The negligence or lack of adequate training of Rotary International, the Trustees of Reservations and the Town of Ipswich MA and representatives, volunteers, or agents who seek to assist with medical or other help either before or after injuries have occurred. I agree to release from all liability, discharge and promise not to take legal action against: (i) the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, its directors, owners, employees, representatives, volunteers or agents, (ii) any guest, visitor or person present or participating in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon; (iii) any sponsors or supporters of the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, their directors, owners, employees, representatives, volunteers or agents; or (iv) any applicable governmental entities, their directors, employees, representatives, volunteers or agents. I agree to release the aforementioned persons from any liability to me, my heirs, next of kin, assigns or personal representatives for any losses, damages, claims or demand arising out of my death, injuries or damages to property, even if their individual or collective negligence contributes to such death, injuries or damages. Assumption of Risk: I certify to the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon that I am eighteen (18) years of age or older, physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participating in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, and have not been advised against participating in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon by a qualified health professional. I freely and voluntarily assume complete personal responsibility for all risks and for my death or any injury or damage that may occur to me or my property as a result of these risks, even if such death, injury or damage occurs in a manner that is not foreseeable to me at this time. I realize that by voluntarily assuming the risks involved, I will be solely responsible for my death or any injury or damage that I sustain. I have read this Assumption of Risk thoroughly and understand the terms. My participation in the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon and my execution of this Assumption of Risk are both purely voluntary and I elect to do so in spite of the risks. Moreover, I understand that the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, and/or those authorized by the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, will be taking photographs and/or videos of the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon and its related events. I hereby irrevocably consent to and grant the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, and/or anyone authorized by the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, the exclusive right to the ownership and use of any and all photographs and videos taken by the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, and/or those authorized by the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon, that contain my person, image or likeness for any lawful purpose whatsoever in connection with the the Ipswich Ale Half Marathon and its related events.--
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