11th Annual Dam-Bridge Run
November 21, 2015
8:00 a.m. start at the
Marriott Shoals Conference Center, Florence AL

Congratulations to the 2015 finishers!

TRAC is pleased to announce the eleventh running of the Dam-Bridge Run, a 10K road race in the Shoals area.

The course begins at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence, AL and proceeds across the Wilson Dam and then onto a portion of the TVA Nature Trail. The course continues back across the Tennessee River via the Pedestrian Walkway on the Singing River Bridge, then a short distance through a residential area, then you will run back to the Conference Center on Veterans Drive. The course is USATF Certified, AL05033JD.

The Course:
The 10K course starts next to the Renaissance Tower, home of the 360 Grill, a rotating specialty restaurant 22 stories above the Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa. The course then crosses the Tennessee River on the historic Wilson Dam. Once across the dam, the course follows the winding asphalted walking path across the TVA reservation. The pedestrian pathway continues on the Singing River Bridge, again crossing the river. The course returns to the Hotel via Veteran's Drive.

Time Limit:
The course will close after 90 minutes. You must maintain an approximate 14:30 minute per mile pace to finish in the allotted time. Please do not enter the race if you cannot maintain at least a 14:30 pace per mile.
Due to course constraints, there will be no wheelchair division. Baby joggers, strollers, and animals will not be permitted on the course. No exceptions.

Registration and Packet Pickup:
Pre-registration is $25 if received by Nov. 9, and is $30 after Nov. 9 and race day.

**Packet pick up is race morning ONLY starting at 6:30am**

Stay ay the Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa:
Our gracious sponsor is offering runners a special room rate for the race. Room rates to stay at this luxurious Marriott hotel are only $104 plus tax! This rate will be good for Friday November 20th and Saturday November 21st. You must book by October 30th. Just call 256-246-3600 and ask for the Dam-Bridge Run Room Rate and enjoy the benefits of staying at the host hotel, which is located at the start and finish of the race.

Long Sleeve Tech Shirts:
The Dam-Bridge Run offers the best running shirts! Runners will receive high quality, long-sleeved tech shirts! (Only pre-registered runners are guaranteed shirts on race day in case of a shortage)

Water Stations and Course Support:
Two water stations are provided near mile 2 and mile 4.5. Mile markers will be displayed and split times given at each mile. Restroom facilities will be available at the 2nd aid station. No food is available on the course.

Post Race Event:
Enjoy sub sandwiches, pizza, fruit, and drinks during the post race event on the Singing River Terrace located by the finish line. Don't miss the awards ceremony and prize drawings!

Grand Prize Drawing:
The beautiful Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa is donating a weekend stay including breakfast for two!!! That's right! A two night stay with breakfast for one lucky runner! Drawing for the Grand Prize will be held after the awards ceremony. You must be present to win.

Random Finisher Awards:
The 10th, 42nd, 151st, 209th, and 300th runner will receive $20 cash prize each! Must be present to win.

Mid Pack Award:
$50 will be presented to the competitor who finishes exactly in the middle of the pack. Should there be an even number of finishers, $50 will be presented to each of the two middle finishers. You must be present at the awards ceremony to win the Mid Pack Award.

For more information, contact Frank Spires (256) 760-9502
or send an email.

Race Directed by Tennessee River Athletic Club Road Runners Club of America