The 31st Annual Mulberry Island Half
Marathon & 5K held at Fort Eustis on Saturday morning, September 24,
2011. The race was sponsored by the Fort Eustis MWR. In addition the
Mulberry Island Half Marathon is the 9th of 12 Grand Prix races for the
Peninsula Track Club. The course started and finished near Anderson
Fieldhouse on Fort Eustis. Conditions for both the 5K and Half Marathon
were cloudy and very humid with temperatures in the low 70s.
Both the 5K and Half Marathon courses are USATF certified (USATF
#VA-02027-RT (5K) & #VA-02037-RT (HALF-MARATHON)) and were run as certified. Finsh line management and results services were provided by
the Peninsula Track Club. The results can also be viewed on the Club
website at www.peninsulatrackclub.com
A total of 334 runners (down from 358 in 2010) entered the races. 59
(down from 82 in 2010) completed the 5K and 226 (down from 242 in 2010) completed the Half Marathon.