Saturday, Jul 13, 2013
This Event Took Place Sat. Jul 13, 2013
Honey Badger 100 Mile
Ultra Road Race
July 11, 2015
"In the spirit of the toughest animal on earth, the Honey Badger, AND one of the toughest foot races, Badwater, Epic Ultras proudly presents our "graduate level" Honey Badger 100 Mile Ultra Road Race!"
PLEASE NOTE: All entrants must supply their own crew (minimum 1 person), vehicle, and food for the entirety of this event (no exceptions), along with a minimum of one 5-gallon water cooler, one 7-gallon water carrier and a medium-large sized ice chest. There will be three stationary ICE & WATER replenishing points within the first 50 miles (approx.) of the course and a roving replenishment vehicle on the back 50 miles. Read below for complete details.
- UNIQUE, DATE & EVENT SPECIFIC BUCKLES TO ALL FINISHERS!
- MEN'S & WOMEN'S SIZED TRI-BLEND TECH SHIRTS (50% Polyester, 25% Rayon & 25% Cotton). Guaranteed sizing only to entrants registered by June 14, 2015.
- EVENT & DATE SPECIFIC RACE BIBS
- COMPLIMENTARY RACE PHOTOS
- PLENTIFUL ICE/WATER COURSE SUPPORT
- EPIC FINISH LINE!!!
- LIMITED TO 50 TOTAL PARTICIPANTS
$175 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2015
$195 FROM MARCH 1 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2015.
$225 FROM MAY 1 THROUGH JULY 5, 2015.
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. NO REFUNDS, DEFERRALS OR CARRYOVERS TO FUTURE EVENTS.
START & TIME LIMIT:
6 AM start; 36-hour time limit.
Competitors will be required to adhere to a 16 hour cutoff at approximately 50 miles.
The course is a 92.9 mile (approx.) asphalt loop contained entirely within Kingman County, Kansas, with a 5.75 mile out and back in Cheney State Park (West Shore) at the start, and a little over a 1.5 miles exiting and re-entering the park. The entire 92.9 mile point-to-point loop is on asphalt county roads with very little road cant, NO major highways and minimal vehicular traffic. All runners MUST provide their own crew (minimum 1 person), vehicle and food for the entirety of this event...no exceptions. There will be three STATIONARY ice & water replenishing points within the first 50 miles (approx.) of the course and a roving replenishment vehicle on the back 50 miles available to all runner's crews. Pacers are allowed and encouraged for the last 47 miles of this event. Click the link below to open a map of the course. Please note, this map does not include the 7.25 (approx.) miles within Cheney State Park (West Shore),
All runners MUST provide their own crew (minimum 1 person) and vehicle, along with all food, and a minimum of one 5-gallon water cooler, one 7-gallon water carrier and a medium-large ice chest. If more than one crew member is assisting, an extra 5-gallon water cooler and large ice chest is highly encouraged. Epic Ultras will provide three STATIONARY ice & water replenishing points within the first 50 miles (approx.) of the course and a roving replenishment vehicle on the back 50 miles that will re-supply ice & water only to all of the crew vehicles/competitors throughout the event. It is the runner's crews "full responsibility" to access the stationary ice & water replenishment points on the first 50 miles (approx.) of the course.
CHECK-IN (Staging Area):
Check in and staging area (start/finish) is at the West Shore Area of Cheney State Park, KS. Packet pickup will be on Friday evening, July 10th, from 4-8 p.m. Late packet pickup will be Saturday morning, July 11th, from 5-5:30 a.m. immediately followed by a short pre-race briefing and the start of the race. Following is a link to Google Maps showing the exact location of the staging area, along with a link to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism that provides complete details on the area, along with being able to reserve a cabin (if available) or campsite (primitive & full-hookups). If not staying in the park overnight, a day use fee ($5 per vehicle) will be required.
First overall male and female PERSONALIZED awards AND custom, date specific, buckles guaranteed to ALL FINISHERS!
Plenty of campsites (without hookups) surround the start/finish area (Giefer Creek Day Use Area), along with plenty of full-hookup campsites about one mile away. There are also several cabins for rent (if available), along with full restroom and shower facilities in the park, as well. Click on the link below to access the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism website for Cheney State Park (West Shore Area) for complete details and to make a reservation. If reserving a campsite without hookups, the Giefer Hill and Harding Hill Campgrounds are right beside the start/finish line.
Closest hotel/motel lodging options are in Goddard or Kingman, both about 20 miles away from the start/finish, or plenty of lodging options in Wichita, a little over 30 miles away.
Complimentary runners photos provided by our very own "in-house" Epic Ultra Photographers and uploaded to:
Eric Steele, RD
Local time: 7:33 AM