Prison Break Half Marathon

When: Mondays and Sat., Oct. 24, 9 a.m. Continues through Oct. 24 2009

Take off with a jolt as the highest trained Correctional Emergency Response Team in the Northwest signals the start of a 10k, 5k fun run or walk prison escape race. As the escape siren blares, runners and walkers take off on a scenic route through the high desert starting from the Idaho State Penitentiary, five miles south of Boise. The exciting dash includes highlights such as performances of the Star Spangled Banner, a flyover by a squadron of elite Formula One race planes and a buffet. Proceeds from the race benefit Boise Rescue Mission and the Idaho Peace Officers Memorial. The first discount ends Sept. 5; second discount ends Oct. 3. The deadline to order optional Zorrel Race Shirt is Oct. 3. Packet Pickup at Shu's Oct. 22-23 and race day is Oct. 24. Race day late registration ends at 8:30 a.m. For more information, e-mail

Price: $45-$65


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