Safety Tours June 18 and June 25, 2022!
WHAT: Safety tours led by veteran Mount Marathon runners
WHEN: Saturday June 18 and Saturday June 25 from 12:00-1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Meet at the picnic table near the gate on upper Lowell Canyon Road beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Tour starts at 12 p.m.
WHY: The tour will focus on helping participants travel safely up and down the bottom third of Mount Marathon. The cliff and roots routes, along with the creek (also known as The Gut) and a portion of scree running will be covered. Participants will be divided into small groups.
NOTE: this tour does NOT fulfill the first-timer requirement of completing the entire course before race day.
WHO: Anyone is welcome, but first-timers at the 2022 race or future newcomers would benefit most.
HOW MUCH: Free! No pre-registration required. Participants must sign waiver. Junior participants must have a parent or guardian sign their waiver.
WHAT TO BRING: Suitable trail shoes, water, gloves
INFO: Contact Matias Saari at firstname.lastname@example.org
***VOLUNTEER TOUR LEADERS NEEDED: If you have run at least five Mount Marathon Races and believe you would be a good tour leader, please sign up here (3 leaders available for each session):