SCHEDULE ~ Not yet updated for 2014
Thursday August 15, 2013:
5:30pm - 8pm: Packet Pick-Up and race merchandise sales, east side. REI @ The District @ Green Valley Ranch. 2220 Village Walk Drive Suite #150/ Henderson, NV 89052. YES- you may pick up a friend's packet.
**There is no packet pick up on Friday**
Saturday August 17, 2013
4pm- 8pm: Expo and packet pick up at the Hard Rock host hotel, located at 4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169. We will be in ARTIST HALL. Only people driving themselves from North out of the Las Vegas (i.e. Utah) area may pick up their race packets at the start area.
8:30- 8:45pm: Buses load at the Hard Rock host hotel located at 4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169 for those that have paid for the contracted round trip bus transportation. Bus departure time is 8:45pm. We will be using the Paradise Road side surface parking area in front of the Paradise side parking garage.
11pm: Buses should be arriving at the start line/ gathering area of the "Black Mailbox" at roughly 11pm. Portable toilets will be available. This is the start line for the marathon and 51K. All athletes not already checked in can do so now.
Sunday August 18, 2013
12am: Marathon & 51K Start! After bidding the marathoners and ultramarathoners good luck, all 1/2 marathoners and 10K runners (from the contracted bus only) must be back on the bus for an immediate departure, when we will make our way to the other start lines. Be sure to use the portable toilets here, as none will be provided at the 1/2 marathon start line. Bushes are always available.
12:30am: 1/2 Marathon Start! After bidding the 1/2 marathoners good luck, all 10K runners (from the contracted bus service) must be back on the bus for an immediate departure.
1am: 10K Start! Those of you driving yourselves to the 10K start may come directly here to the Little A'le'Inn start line.
** Yes- you are reading these time correctly! These are midnight races!
1:30am++: Runners will be arriving into the finish area at the Little A'le'Inn.
2:30am: Awards will start at roughly 2:30am for the 10K finishers.
3:00am: Awards will start at roughly 3:00am for the 1/2 marathon finishers.
4:15am: Awards will start at roughly 4:15am for the marathon & 51K finishers- and will continue as needed to accomodate later finishers.
8am: The official course cut-off time.
8:05am: The last bus back to Las Vegas leaves.
** Buses will depart back to Las Vegas on an as needed basis when full. Historical bus departures back to Las Vegas are approx 3am, 3:30am, 3:45am, 4:05am, 4:30am, 5am, 5:40am, 6:15am, 7:05am, and 8:05am.
*** Buses will depart back to the start line to retrieve your own cars on an as needed basis, roughly every 30 minutes starting at approx 3am.