We’re excited to announce that the following runners will be returning in 2013:
Both Joe Sepe and Breeda Willis (2012 Overall Winners).
Both Breeda Willis and Ryan Meissen (Course Record Holders).
Age Group Record Holders – Bill Taugner (70-79), Dana Henricksen (65-69), Joe Reda (55-59), and Casey Davis (Wheelchair).
2013 Point Bock Run Information
In the large tent across the street from the Brewery
5:00 – 7:00 pm, Friday
10:00 – 11:30 am, Saturday
Ample parking is available a short distance from the Brewery at Player’s Lounge on the corner of Church and Rice Streets and at the Ruth Gilfry Building on Whiting Avenue. Limited parking is available on Henrietta Street behind the Brewery and in the parking lot across the street from the Brewery.
Parking is not allowed on the course.
The race will begin promptly at 12 noon.
Instructions and other race-day information will be announced at 11:50.
Please be in the starting area prior to announcements.
For your safety and the safety of others we have implemented designated starting areas. The fastest runners will be in front with all other runners behind. Special signs alongside the start area will designate an area for runners faster than 30 minutes (6:00 minute/mile pace), 35 minutes (7:00 minute/mile pace) and 40 minutes (8:00 minute/mile pace).
• The course is an out-and-back style course.
• The course is closed completely to traffic with the exception of Whiting Avenue,
• Please stay on the right-hand side of the road.
• Strollers are allowed but if you run with a stroller, you will be asked to start at the back of the pack.
• Walkers – Please start at the back of the pack and use the sidewalks whenever possible. Do not walk more than two abreast.
• Runners without a 2013 bib number will not be allowed into the starting area.
Dogs are not allowed on the course or in the tent. We strongly discourage you from bringing your furry friends to the race.
The Point Bock Run utilizes electronic timing technology. A disposable timing chip is attached to your bib number. Your time does not start until you cross the start line. A half-way split will be taken when you cross the mat at the turnaround. With the exception of the overall male and female, all official times will be based on chip time. The overall male and female times will be based on gun time.
Water will be provided on the course at the corner of West River Drive and County Highway HH at approximately 3.25 miles. The water will be available ONLY to runners that are inbound.
Snacks and Beverages
Complimentary Point specialty beers will be served along with Point Premium Root Beer in the tented area adjacent to the Start/Finish line. Water and Gatorade and complimentary snacks for runners will be served at the finish line area. Your bib number has three tear-off beverage coupons. Additional beer or soda tickets may be purchased for $2 at the north end of the tent.
Runners must show servers their bib numbers for proof of age; all others must provide identification if asked.
The Stevens Point Boy Scouts will be offering Root Beer and other food for sale.
Results and Awards
Results will be posted on the Brewery garage doors across the street from the tent as soon as possible.
The award ceremony will begin at approximately 1:45 pm, weather permitting, in front of the garage. In case of inclement weather, the awards ceremony will take place inside the tent.
Results will be posted on the Point Bock Run website shortly after the race’s conclusion.
Door prize numbers will be drawn during the run. The door prize area will be clearly identified inside the tent near the registration area. Please check after the race to see if your number was drawn.
We truly value your input. If you had a good time, tell a friend. If you didn’t, please tell us! The online evaluation is linked through our website: http://www.pointbockrun.com
Medical assistance will be available at the finish line. Ice packs and band aids will be available in the tent alongside the door prize area. Course volunteers with emergency dispatch radios will be on the course in the event you or another runners needs medical assistance.
Course Records and Overall Winners – The Point Bock Run is excited to offer complimentary registrations to the overall male and female winners and anyone setting a new Age Group, Big Bock or Dopplebock course record. Course records for all age groups have been posted on the website. Set your goals high and good luck training!