FINAL Preblast – SPEED FOR NEED – CLT Marathon Relay Timetable

Saturday… November 11th 2017… Veterans Day… IS THE DAY! and fingers crossed it’s going to be an amazing one at that for F3 Nation and SPEED FOR NEED.  Countless hours have been put into planning this by so many PAX (will do shout outs in BB) to honor our Veterans on their day, and make this a special day for the kids… all 20 of them!  Keeping this short, so that you’ll actually read it.

Here are the FINAL KEY details for Saturday, if you are coming out to spectate, or run with us!

0615-0630:       Setup SFN Tent in Romare Bearden Park and roll out racing chairs

0630 – 0700:     PAX pick up bibs and SFN shirts (if you asked for one ahead of race day)

0650:                 Track Commanders and late PAX arrive at event.  Meet & Greet and get ready to race

0700:                 SFN Team Group Picture

0710:                 Head to front of starting line of marathon

0720:                 F3 Nation Ruckers start marathon

0725:                (4) SPEED FOR NEED racing chairs start marathon (2 minute headstart)


EST START     EXCH ZONE      LEG & DRIVER                              LOCATION                                  

0725                 START             #1 – Gnarly Goat                             Starting Line

0800                 EZ1                 #2 – SS Minnow                              Christ Episcopal Church

0855                 EZ2                 #3 – Deertick                                   Euclid Ave / Butternut Ct Intersection

0945                 EZ3                 #4 – Moonshine & Apache             Bethel Worship Center

1030                 EZ4                 #5 – Dredd                                      Hawthorne High School


1120:                 Meet at corner of S. Mint / Stonewall for all F3 to run Veterans Chariot into finish line  

1125:                 Estimated Finish time. Followed by BOM and F3 Team pictures

1130 – TBD:      Congregate at SFN tent in Romare Bearden for 2nd F as desired



  • Please help out parents of special kids and riders at each exchange zone to make sure cared for before moving along.
  • Bring shovel flags to run with. We will also have military service flags for PAX to carry.
  • Wear your F3 shirt to the event, our involvement is being covered by several media outlets, so lets promote F3 Nation and SFN as best we can to the community.
  • Please help take pictures / video with phones & email immediately after race to for same day video.  Tag Twitter @F3SPEEDFORNEED on race day!

Looking forward to it men! Hope to see many of you out there… and dress warm!

Marathon Relay Course Map LINK


JRR Tolkien


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