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Genoa set for Madathon runners

Marathon runners are generally accustomed to facing their challenges on horizontal courses. The inaugural Genoa Peak Madathon on Saturday, however, is offering participants a vertical challenge rarely seen even in the world of trail running. The “Completely Mad” marathon starts at 6 a.m. from Mormon Station State Historic Park and take runners on a course that climbs approximately 5,000 feet to the top of Genoa Peak and back. The “Only Half Mad” half-marathon starts at 6:30 a.m. The finish line for both races is Genoa Park. Race director Kevin Bigley said he is expecting between 100 and 130 runners total …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 6, 2013 03:42PM Published Aug 6, 2013 10:58AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.