Mighty Four Miler - To Benefit the Riley Howell Foundation Fund

The Mighty Four Miler - A Benefit For The Riley Howell Foundation
April 04, 2020
8:15 AM

Welcome to the inaugural Mighty Four Miler to Benefit the Riley Howell Foundation Fund in beautiful Waynesville, North Carolina.  We are privileged to honor the sacrifice and heroism of Riley Howell and the support the efforts of the foundation with this fun race.  This race will be run in conjunction with the Gateway to the Smokies Half Marathon.

Welcome to the inaugural Mighty Four Miler to Benefit the Riley Howell Foundation Fund in beautiful Waynesville, North Carolina.  We are privileged to honor the sacrifice and heroism of Riley Howell and the support the efforts of the foundation with this fun race.  This race will be run in conjunction with the Gateway to the Smokies Half Marathon.

Race Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Registration

Online registration will open on Tuesday, September 3 at 9:00 AM and will close on Thursday, April 2 at 9:00 PM.

Entry Fees

September 3-December 31, 2019 – $25
January 1-February 29, 2020 – $30
March 1 – Race Day – $35

Event Schedule

Friday, April 3

4:00-6:00 PM – Packet Pickup/Late Registration -Wells Event Center, Waynesville (33 Wells Event Center Way)

Saturday, April 4

6:00-7:30 AM – Packet Pickup/Late Registration – Gateway Arch (Main & Depot Streets)

8:00 AM – Half Marathon Start – Gateway Arch (Main & Depot Streets)

8:15 AM – 5K Start – Gateway Arch (Main & Depot Streets)

Course

The Mighty Four Miler course includes parts of Waynesville and Hazelwood.

Click HERE to see the course map, elevation chart and turn-by-turn directions

Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, April 3 – 4:00-6:00 pm – Location TBA

Saturday, April 4 – 6:00-7:30 am – Location TBA

Swag

All runners registered by March 23 are guaranteed to receive a race shirt.  Any registrations after this date will be based on availability.

Post-Race

TBA

Awards

Special awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers for Overall finishers and First place Masters (40 & Over) in each race.

Age group awards will go to the first, second and third male and female in the following age groups: 12 & Under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34,35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over.

No double dipping!

Timing

The race will utilize chip timing.  A timing chip will be on the back of your race bib, which should be worn on your front and visible at all times during the race.

Parking

All racers and spectators are encourage to park in the Haywood County Courthouse parking deck on Branner Avenue.

Planning Your Trip

Haywood County has a wealth of exciting adventures available to adults and families.  Please use the guide at visitncsmokies.com to find rooms, attractions and fun things to do in this beautiful part of Western North Carolina.

Refunds/Transfers

Glory Hound Events has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discounts for those canceling during our cancellation periods.

If the event is NOT sold out, a discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 7 days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 7 days before the event, if the event is not sold out.

If the event IS sold out, a discount code for 100% of your race registration fee will be offered until 7 days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 7 days before the event, if the event is sold out.

Partial discount codes are only available for cancellations of completed registrations. A registration is considered incomplete if payment was mailed in and has not yet been received. Discount codes can be used to register for the 2020 event.

To cancel or update your registration, go to www.IMAthlete.com, log in, My Races, select this event and make your changes.

Transfers of entries between participants will be accepted through March 30 by completing and submitting this Transfer Form. This is the only way transfers or the selling of bibs between participants will be allowed. Anyone who is discovered to have purchased or accepted another person’s bib without submitting this form will be disqualified and banned from future races.

Results

Volunteers

Would you still like to be part of this great event but don’t want to run? Volunteering is the perfect way to do that. We have spots available as course marshals and at the course aid stations. Please email greg@gloryhoundevents.com if you are interested in volunteering yourself or have a group that wants to staff one of our aid stations.

Questions

Please email greg@gloryhoundevents.com