This is a no frills ultra distance trail run. 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. (7:00 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: Pride and sense of accomplishment along with chocolate milk and cookies. We will be raffling small prizes for those who sign up online. Ultra finishers will receive a commemorative pint glass.
Day of registration will be available as a last resort but you will not be eligible for the raffle. Day of registration starts at 6:00 on morning of 9/23/12.
After Party: at High Noon
Sit around and have a cold beer post-run. Bring a blanket or chair.
Entry Fee: Run is $20 on or before Friday, 9/21/12 . Day of: $30.
Note: Park Entry Fee is $3 per person payable at the gate.