The Martians will be invading Dearborn April 12, 2014!
The Running Fit team wants to thank everyone of YOU! Thank you for the miles and smiles. Thank you for choosing our event and bringing your friends and family. Thank you to the Kids' Marathon leaders for training over 2000 mini Martians for their big day!! Thank you our sponsors Refuel with Chocolate Milk, Village Ford, Asics and Absopure. This race would not be the same without their tremendous support!
Thanks to the City of Dearborn, Hines Park and Dearborn Heights for their trust and extra effort this weekend! There would have been NO race without them! And most of all, thank you to the hardest working ground control volunteers in the galaxy!! Cold, wind, long hours and a new course to handle!! Wow!! And to our favorite Martians behind the scenes....thank you for the long hours put in to make sure there was a safe course to run on!! See you April 12, 2014!
Start and Finish at Ford Park in Dearborn - 500 Monroe St, Dearborn
Why the Martians? Click here for the illustrated story. Earth marathons have strange themes, with your flying pigs and your convoluted, NASA-calculated encounter projections. Our finest Martian philosophers and theologians are working tirelessly to compose our own (as you call it) "trash talk", which we will shower upon you most mercilessly once our planet's runners prove victorious in winning all the races and snagging all the prizes.
We also noticed the course map is now on your website. Using the MSA's (Martian Space Administration) spatial-relationship viewer, we see your course is free of dust and rock, perhaps a solid surface. It could be quite fast … interesting. Time will tell who ends up kicking whose …
The USATF certified course, is traffic free and fast. The Kids' Martian Marathon will encourage health and fitness to children, check out the Martian Kid's link. Hope to see all of you there!