ZOOMA GREAT LAKES | HALF MARATHON + RELAY + 5K

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Start/finish at Lake Lawn Resort + Spa near Lake Geneva, WI
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What makes ZOOMA different?

Imagine a powerful sea of women on the move – encouraging fellow runners, creating unforgettable moments, getting strong, and celebrating personal running triumphs in beautiful locations. Imagine a post-race party where you’ll celebrate your run with your crew, relax and be pampered with massages, yoga, and food. This is ZOOMA. 

Bring your best friends, your sister, your mom or your daughter for a weekend you’ll remember for years to come!  Recognized as one of The Top 10 Women’s Races by Shape Magazine,  ZOOMA Great Lakes is a race weekend you simply don’t want to miss!

ZOOMA GREAT LAKES FEATURES

FRIDAY NIGHT FUN. Pick up your race packet and shop, hang out and have fun with your crew at Lake Lawn Resort.

RUN. Saturday is race day where you’ll run a Half Marathon, 10K or 5K through the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa and around Lake Delavan. Expect gorgeous lake views and quaint neighborhoods as you run this around-the-lake course! View the course map here.

PARTY. Celebrate your Half Marathon, 10K or 5K run with an unbelievable Post-Race party including food, massage, recovery yoga, music and tons of fun!

SWAG. Each runner receives a swag bag with a women’s cut shirt, cinch sack and one-of-a-kind medal. Register early and you’ll get the VIP swag bag upgrade for free!

SUNRISE YOGA SUNDAY. Relax and stretch on Sunday morning with a peaceful recovery yoga session.

FUN + SUPPORT.  ZOOMA race weekends are always filled with fun and incredible support.  You’ll be surrounded by so many amazing women throughout the weekend and will be incredibly well supported throughout your run.  It’s nearly impossible not to have fun during a ZOOMA race! 

WEEKEND SCHEDULE


FRIDAY, September 13
Location: Lake Lawn Resort, WI
2-8pm | Packet Pick Up


SATURDAY, September 14
Location: Lake Lawn Resort, WI
7:00am | Half Marathon + 10K + 5K race start
8am | ZOOMA Post-Race Party
TBD | Recovery Yoga Sessions
TBD | Awards Ceremony
TBD | Kids Races
12pm | Post-Race Party ends


SUNDAY, September 15
Location: Lake Lawn Resort, WI
8am | Sunrise Yoga Sunday

2019 Registration Info + Fees

Race entry fees include some of the best swag around! Each registration includes:

  • Women’s fit race tee (unisex sizing also available)
  • Custom ZOOMA cinch sack
  • Free race photos
  • Entry to the Post-Race party including food, massage, recovery yoga and music
  • One-of-a-kind themed race medal for all finishers

Register by April 2 and you’ll receive a FREE upgrade to the VIP Swag Bag which includes:

  • ZOOMA wine glass
  • Race magnet
  • Access to the Facebook Training Support Group (a private Facebook group where you’ll have direct access to the ZOOMA Event Team and Ambassadors. You’ll get sneak peeks at all the race swag, medals and merchandise plus get lots of training motivation from the group!)

REGISTER

Register for the Half Marathon
$80 earlybird/$95 before April 2/$105 before Aug 2/$115 before Sept 2

Register for the 10K
$60 earlybird/$70 before April 2/$80 before Aug 2/$90 before Sept 2

Register for the 5K 
$40 earlybird/$50 before April 2/$60 before Aug 2/$70 before Sept 2

Register for the Virtual
$45 before April 2/$55 before Aug 2/$65 before Sept 2

Virtual race participants may complete the race at any time during the month of March and no documentation of completion is required (but we’d love to see a pic of you once you finish!). Virtual packet will be mailed to you the week AFTER the race and will include race shirt, cinch sack and finisher medal.

Requirements and Registration Policies
Both women and men and runners and walkers are welcome and encouraged to participate in all ZOOMA Women’s Race Series events. Participants must be at least 12 years old to register for the half marathon and able to complete the course in 3.5 hours. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

OFFICIAL HOST RESORT & RACE HEADQUARTERS

Lake Lawn Resort + Spa
2400 E Geneva Street
Lake Delavan, WI 53115

Treat yourself to an unforgettable and relaxing race vacation when you stay at the Official Race Headquarters for ZOOMA Great Lakes – the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa.

A discounted room rate for ZOOMA participants is available on a limited basis. Booking info coming soon!

Location + Transportation
The Lake Lawn Resort + Spa is conveniently located near Chicago, Milwaukee, Appleton and Madison. If you need transportation from the airport to Lake Lawn Resort, you can book it here

Why we love the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa:

  • Stunning resort with gorgeous lakes views and fabulous dining, full service spa, and golf course
  • Spacious rooms, suites and lofts with scenic lake views
  • Fun recreational activities for the whole family like swimming, boating, bonfires and more

Perks of staying at the Official Race Headquarters:

  • 10% discount at Calladora Spa for ZOOMA runners
  • All race weekend activities are hosted at the Lake Lawn Resort with easy access to the Expo and Party
  • All races start and finish at the Lake Lawn Resort so you can simply walk to the start line race morning

OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER

More information coming soon!

RACE INFORMATION

Course
You’ll love the ZOOMA Great Lakes Half Marathon, 10K + 5K around-the-lake course with gorgeous water views, quaint neighborhoods and views of the Wisconsin countryside.  View the Half Marathon Course Map   View the 5K Course Map

The race starts and finishes at Lake Lawn Resort + Spa. The Finish Line of all three races leads into an unbelievable waterfront Post-Race Party on the lawn of the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa featuring food, massage, recovery yoga, shopping, live music and tons of fun!

Nuun Hydration + Aid Stations
Aid stations will be located approximately every 1.5 to 2 miles along the race course with 7 aid stations in total.  Stations will include water, portable toilet and minor first aid supplies. Nuun Hydration product will be available at select locations (see below). GU Energy Gels will be available on the Half Marathon course only at Aid Station #5 (approx Mile 8.9).  Available flavors are salted caramel and tri-berry.

Half Marathon Aid Stations
Mile 1.5
Mile 2.9
Mile 4.7 – Nuun
Mile 6.8 – Nuun
Mile 8.9 – Nuun, GU
Mile 10.7 – Nuun
Mile 12.2 – Nuun (also available for the 5K at approx mile 2.5)

Average Race Day Temperatures:
High 77°F
Low 55°F

There is a 3.5 hour course limit to complete the half marathon.

Packet Pick Up
You must pick up your race packet Friday, Sept 13 at Lake Lawn Resort in the Geneva Ballroom.  Race day packet pick up is not available unless you purchased the VIP Race Day Pick Up Option.

We suggest that you bring your registration confirmation email with you to packet pick up, however, your confirmation email is not required.  We do allow you to pick up a race packet for someone else. Shirt exchange will be available at Packet Pick Up and the Information Tent on race day. Exchanges will be based on availability only, are not guaranteed and are on a first come, first served basis.

If you purchased a virtual race packet, please note that this will arrive one week AFTER the race weekend.

VIP Race Day Pick Up
If you purchased the VIP Race Day Pick Up, go to the Information Booth on race morning to claim your race packet.  If you are unable to pick up your packet on Friday at Lake Lawn Resort, you can purchase the VIP Race Day Pick Up with your registration.

Kids Races Registration
To register for the Kids Races, go to the Information Booth on race day. Registration is free but we do ask that you fill out a waiver and registration from.

Parking
All races start and finish at the Lake Lawn Resort.  Parking is available to all participants at the Lake Lawn Resort + Spa. Please see final race instructions for more details.

Bag Check
Participants will have access to bag check at the start of the race. Please see the final race instructions for additional details.

Awards presented by Momentum Jewelry
The awards ceremony will take place at the Post-Race Party + Expo.

Awards will be presented to the top 3 overall female race winners and top 3 Masters females for the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.  Age group awards will be given for top 3 female finishers in each age group.

Half Marathon + 10K + 5K Age Group Awards: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Top finisher awards are presented by Momentum Jewelry!

Check your 2018 race results here!

Awards will not be mailed following the race so please attend the awards ceremony to pick up your award.

Weather + Safety
Races will be held rain or shine, however, if there is severe weather in the area the race start may be delayed or cancelled. As a reminder, registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

In order to ensure safety of all runners, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, baby carriers and dogs are prohibited from the race course. Parts of the course are open to vehicular traffic throughout the run. It is VERY important for you to stay alert throughout the race, stay inside cones and obey all race and traffic signage. Jogging strollers are permitted but must start in the back.

ABOUT US

Women First. ZOOMA races are run by women for women. We are a very small team of female business women and athletes who are passionate about delivering top notch races for women like you. Runner amenities and swag are designed exclusively with women in mind and weekend activities and events are planned to appeal to you, the female athlete.

Community of Support. We believe it’s incredibly important to support each other’s goals, dreams and aspirations.  The ZOOMA community is made up of like-minded women who seek to achieve athletic and personal goals and support each other while doing so. ZOOMA race weekends are always filled with fun and incredible support. 

Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time. Registrations are non-refundable.

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