This is a no frills ultra distance trail run at Oak Mtn State Park. Get ready for the fall Ultra season with a great long training run or come out and try an ultra for the first time.
Ultra course: Two Loops of the Red Trail (~32 miles). The first loop is counterclockwise. Then you reverse direction to clockwise (“washing-machine” loops). Fun run will consist of one loop.
Run will start at 6:30 a.m. (8:00 a.m. for the fun run) heading toward Johnson’s Mountain and up BUMP. Second loop will reverse direction at the Dogwood Pavilion.
Time Limit: 8 hours. Cut off time for second loop at North Trail Head is at noon (~22 miles)
Aid Stations: Well stocked at mile 10, 16, 22. (Bananas, PB&J sandwiches, Water, Nuuns, Pretzels, Coke). Additional water station at mile 27.
Finisher Awards: Prizes for top three male and females overall in each race (donated by Alabama Outdoors). All Ultra finishers will receive a commemorative pint glass. All other finishers get chocolate milk and cookies.
Day of registration will be available as a last resort for $40. Day of registration starts at 6:00 on morning of 9/15/13.
After Party: at High Noon
Sit around and have a cold beer post-run. Bring a blanket or chair.
Note: Park Entry Fee is $3 per person payable at the gate.
Local time: 11:25 AM
Alabama Outdoors is providing great prizes! Overall male and female 32M Ultra Winners get a free pair of Hoka Running Shoes! ExOfficio is providing underwear to the top 2 male and top 2 female runners in both races (32M and 16M) in the two categories: age 45 and under and over 45. Additional raffle prizes will be given randomly for runners who signed up online.