Drake Well Marathon & Half set Aug. 20

From staff reports

The Drake Well Marathon & Half is scheduled for 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Drake Well Museum and Park south of Titusville off Route 8.

Participants will run along shaded streets and creek banks.

All proceeds benefit Friends of Drake Well Inc.

The full marathon continues to serve as an official qualifier for the Boston Marathon with a $200 prize for the overall male and female.

Registration is open and currently at $100 per person until Aug. 1 when it increases to $110.

The half-marathon registration is $70 per person until Aug. 1 when it will increase to $80.

Online registration for both races will close Aug. 15, but participants can still register in person the day of the event.

In addition to the full and half races, there is also an option to run a “virtual” marathon and half marathon with participants running their routes between Aug. 6 and Aug. 20.

Registration is $50 for the full virtual race and $40 for the half virtual race.

Giveaways and event shirts will be included with each registration for both in-person and virtual races.

Discounts for all veteran and active duty military are available.

To register or for more information, visit www.drakewell.org/events and click on the event link.

Questions can be directed to rd_dwm@yahoo.com or by calling Drake Well Museum and Park at (814) 827-2797.