Frequently Asked Questions
Is the course USATF Certified? Are these races Boston Qualifiers?
Yes, to both!
Do I have to register for all seven marathons?
No, you can register anywhere from one to seven!
Do you have early starts?
No, all our races begin at 6AM. BIB pick-up begins at 5:30AM.
Is there a time limit?
No, we're there until the last runner crosses the finish line!
How often do you have water stops?
We have two aid stations. One at the start/finish, and one at the half-way mark (2.5 miles).
Can I defer for one year?
Yes, you may and at no extra cost to you.
What is the best airport to fly into?
You have three options: Orlando, Tampa or Jacksonville. Keep in mind that Orlando may be cheaper but there are tolls on the road to Ocala.
What kind of food do you provide?
All kinds of food!
Everyday: Chips, Cookies, Pretzels, Peanut M&M's, Jelly Beans, Energy Balls, Salted Baby Potatoes and Peanut Butter Sandwiches.
Specials: For breakfast, we make grilled cheese, grilled ham and cheese, sometimes with egg and sometimes without, sausage, egg and cheese on a bagel, egg and cheese on a bagel.
Each day we have 2 to 3 of the following menu items available: Vegetarian Pesto Pasta Salad, Sweet & Sour Meatballs, Hotdogs with Caramelized Onions, Pork Spring Rolls, Veggie & Tofu Spring Rolls, Our Famous Chicken Posole Soup, Chicken Cacciatore with Pasta, Chicken Empanadas and so much more!
Do you have any recommended hotels?
5001 Silver Springs Boulevard, Silver Springs, FL 34488
(352) 789-6961 • Only 5 miles from the race.
Rate: $65 plus tax MUST mention Savage Seven
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS
5751 Silver Springs Boulevard, Silver Springs, FL 34488
(352) 304-6111 • Only 5 miles from the race.
Rate: 118.86 plus tax
Do you accept race day registration?
Yes, just arrive at least 30 minutes early to fill out the paperwork.