2013 O'Round the Loch Run
The O'Round the Loch Run will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
The race is held regardless of weather
Preregistration: Please complete the registration form. You are required to mail in your registration fee via regular mail or call with your credit card information.
Race-Day Registration & Preregistration Check In: Registration for race day participants and Check In for pre-registered participants can be done at the Arthur and Audrey Smith Wellness Center, 3200 College Drive on the east side of Iowa Lakes Community College, from 7:00-8:00 a.m.
You will be able to pickup your T-shirt, race packet and number between noon and 8:00 PM, on Friday, March 15, 2013. Otherwise, T-shirts will be distributed with race packets and numbers starting at 7:00 AM on Race Day . Extra T-shirts will be available for purchase.
All race participants will be given a FREE day pass to the Smith Wellness Center the day of the race.
Fresh fruit and bagels will be available to every participant.
Walk-in registration is $40 from noon March 15th through the day of the race - so register early!
T-shirt size cannot be guaranteed for registrations received after March 1, 2013
Start & Finish: All races will start and finish at the Smith Wellness Center. The 13.1 mile race will begin at 8:30 am. The 10K race will begin at 8:40 am. The 5K race will begin at 9:00 am and the 1.7 fun/run walk will start at 9:10 am.
Course: All races are around or in the vicinity of Five Island Lake.
Aid Stations: Water stations are provided for the 1/2 marathon race along the route and at the turnaround for the 10k.
Shower & Toilet Facilities: All facilities are available at the Arthur and Audrey Smith Wellness Center. A Port-a-Potty will be located at an intersection close to the half way point of the 1/2 Marathon.
Awards: Awards will be handed out at the conclusion of each race in the Arthur and Audrey Smith Wellness Center Gymnasium.
Trophies will be awarded to the overall men’s and women’s 1.7 Mile Fun Run/Walk, 5K, 10K, and 1/2 marathon race. 1/2 marathon relay overall winners will receive trophies. Medals will be awarded for first place, second place and third place finishers in each age division—13 & under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 & 60 and over.
Other: No pets. Strollers are allowed for the 1.7 only and will start at the back.
Weekend Fun: This is the weekend of the annual St. Patrick’s celebration in Emmetsburg featuring Dignitaries from Ireland. Friday activities: Ceili Fun Night; Saturday activities: Lad and Lassie Talent Program, Irish Stew Dinner, Irish Tea, Parade, Banquet and Dance; Sunday activities: Irish Mass. For more information, please contact the St. Patrick’s Headquarters at 712-852-4326.
Please join us again on June 29, 2013, for “Bob McCartan Memorial Scholarship Sprint Triathlon” Test your stamina in our 11th year of the event. Swim 500 yards in Five Island Lake, bike 12 miles around the area followed by a 5K run. Stay and enjoy a day of fun around our beautiful lake. Please contact us by May 1 for more information.
Our last race of the year is our Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. A few years ago, we started this Thanksgiving Day tradition - a pleasant 5K along the lake - a fun way to get a holiday workout in. So put your turkey in the oven and bring the relatives along to join us for a little race on Thanksgiving morning. Pre-register by calling the Smith Wellness Center. Race day registration is at Soper Park here in Emmetsburg at 8:00 AM with the race beginning at 8:30. The cost is $10 and includes a t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for 1st place male and female (prizes are appropriately, turkeys) and a pumpkin pie is given to the best dressed. Join us for a morning of fun exercise!
Contact us at:
Send check to:
Iowa Lakes Community College
Attn. Angie Roethler
3200 College Drive
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Phone: 800-242-5108 ext. 5201 or 712-852-5201