Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 @ 6:30 AM
This Event Took Place Sat. Apr 26, 2014
FlatRock 101K Ultra Trail Race
April 25, 2015
- UNIQUE, DATE SPECIFIC BUCKLES FOR "ALL FINISHERS!"
- MEN'S & WOMEN'S SIZED TRI-BLEND TECH SHIRTS (50% Polyester, 25% Rayon & 25% Cotton). Guaranteed sizing only to entrants registered by March 30, 2015.
- PRE & POST RACE MEALS
- EVENT SPECIFIC RACE BIBS
- COMPLIMENTARY RACE PHOTOS
- UNPARALLELED AID STATIONS
- EPIC FINISH LINE!!!
- LIMITED TO 125 TOTAL PARTICIPANTS
$150 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2015.
$175 FROM MARCH 1, THROUGH APRIL 19, 2015.
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION, REFUNDS, DEFERRALS OR CARRYOVERS TO FUTURE EVENTS.
START & TIME LIMIT:
6:30 AM start; 24-hour time limit. Cutoffs at approximate distances are; 4 hours & 30 minutes at 25K, 10 hours at 50K, 16 hours & 30 minutes at 75K and 24 hours at 101K.
A double out & back on the gorgeous Elk River Hiking Trail, just outside of Independence, KS. Accurately measured forest trail winding through unique limestone bluffs, rock formations & picturesque vistas. Mostly single-track, very rocky, no long hills.
19 Aid Stations; 11 fully-stocked with water, electrolyte drink & snack-type foods, including soup and sandwiches; 8 aid stations water only. Approximate distance between aid stations is 3.5 miles with no distance greater than 4 miles between aid stations.
CHECK-IN (Staging Area):
Race headquarters will be located in the Outlet Channel Group Shelter (north side of the Elk City Lake dam). Packet pick-up will be held from 3-5 PM on Friday evening April 24th, 2015. Immediately followed by a pasta, meatballs & salad dinner. Late packet pick-up Saturday Morning, April 25th, 2014 from 5-6 AM. Map to staging area can be found by clicking the link below:
Breakfast type food, biscuits & gravy, eggs, sausage, hash browns, etc., will be served to finishers throughout the night and on through the finish of the race Sunday morning.
Personalized, date specific, first overall male & female award plaques AND customized, date specific, belt buckles guaranteed to ALL finishers.
Campsites (with & without electricity) & showers are available near starting line (Army Corps of Engineers/620-336-2741). Motels in Independence are approximately 7 miles away (Independence Chamber of Commerce / 620-331-1890).
All entrants are entitled to 2 scrumptious meals...the pre-race pasta dinner on Friday evening & the post-race breakfast throughout Saturday night and into Sunday morning. Entrants meals are included in the cost; additional guests are $10 each for either meal.
MAP & COURSE PROFILE:
There are several different ways to get to the Outlet Channel Shelterhouse (Staging Area) depending upon which direction you are coming from. Please click on the link below to open a Google Map where you can get specific directions to the Outlet Channel Shelterhouse. If you have never been to FlatRock before we highly recommend allowing a little extra drive time, especially if you plan on driving in the morning of the race.
FREE runners photos provided by our very own "in-house" epic photographers and uploaded to: EpicUltraPhotos.com
Local time: 2:32 PM