CRANDIC race route announced for its second year

The first marathon that runs from Cedar Rapids to Iowa City is coming back for its second year with a new race route.

Last year was the first time for the marathon known as RUN CRANDIC which started in Cedar Rapids and ended in Iowa City.

This year, the race returns on Sunday, April 28 but the route will be flipped. This time the marathon begins in Iowa City before ending in Cedar Rapids.

The organizers, Think Iowa City and the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, detailed the route below.

“The marathon will begin on the new Park Road Bridge near Lower City Park in Iowa City. From there it will follow Dubuque Street up to North Liberty before connecting with Highway 965. Near Swisher, it will cross back over I-380 and enter Shueyville before heading north on Club Road and enter Cedar Rapids on Kirkwood Boulevard. The finish line will be in Cedar Rapids’ historic Czech Village near the iconic Bridge of Lions,” the release said.

The race also features a half-marathon option which is described as an “in-and-out” route. This year it will begin and end at Bridge of Lions in Cedar Rapids’ Czech Village. Runners will move along the Cedar River Trail-South before connecting with the marathon route at  Club Road and Wright Brothers Boulevard.

Czech Village is where the post-race celebration will be had.

Another new addition to the race is an option for a four-person marathon relay team.

Registration has opened with early bird prices until December 14.

For more details visit www.RUNCRANDIC.com. Volunteer and sponsor opportunities available.

 

Jalyn Souchek

Jalyn Souchek

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