This race will utilize the EAS system, encompassing a color-coded system to indicate current course and weather conditions. Participants will notice flags posted throughout the race venue, at the finish line and at each Aid Station on race day.

*EAS updates will be communicated through PA announcements, social media, web posts and/or dedicated emails.

Green – “Normal”
Good conditions; runners/walkers should be alert and enjoy the race.

Yellow – “Caution”
Less than ideal conditions; runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.

Red – “Dangerous”
Potentially dangerous conditions.

  • Heat – Runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
  • Lightening/hail/tornado – Runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.
  • Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time.
  • Medical remains in place on the course.

Black – “Cancelled”
Extremely dangerous conditions; event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers and public safety officials.