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In this first-time inaugural event, Branson is hosting a half-marathon and 5K run that will promote efforts of the Branson Education Foundation to give local children opportunities that they might otherwise not have. Continue on below to learn more about this incredible event and how you can add a special touch of philanthropy and fun to your Branson vacation!
The Grand Country Half-Marathon and 5K will be held on October 1, 2017. The course winds its way along Lake Taneycomo and into town. It has a starting elevation of 724 feet, and reaches a maximum elevation of 973 feet, with a gain of 535 feet.
You can register now and receive a shirt, custom water bottle, and a “swag bag.” Packets can be picked up from 2:00pm until 8:00pm on the day before the race. On race day, the half-marathon portion will begin at 7:00am, with awards given at 10:00am. The 5K section will start at 7:15am, and awards for the 5K will be handed out at 9:00am. Both sections of the course will close at 11:00am.
All participants who finish the course before it closes will receive a finisher’s medal and a cowboy hat. Awards are given for placed finishers overall and in each age group.
Contact our reservations team to find out more information about the Grand Country Run and other cool events, attractions, and activities that Branson has in-store for you when you reserve your stay in one of the delightful vacation rental properties that are available through Sunset Nightly Rentals today!
Use the promo code LIGHTS2017 to receive 15% off your rental rate for any stay through the end of 2017. Not valid for Thanksgiving dates. Good for new reservations only.
Pointe Royale Resort is located just minutes from the Branson strip.