On Saturday, November 15, many of the worlds most courageous athletes will open a new chapter in the nations oldest 24 hour endurance event. The Adaptive UltraCentric is open to all Adaptive Athletes, in three categories: hand cycle, wheel chair, or recumbent trikes. The athletes will further determine the duration of their race by selecting the 1, 6 , 12, or 24 hour Adaptive UltraCentric events.The competition of The Adaptive UltraCentric is far from forgiving. You are competing with men & women in your USA Cycling age group, however, you are ultimately challenging yourself ! The mission of The Adaptive UltraCentric is to provide you, the Adaptive Athlete with a medium to challenge yourself, to meet, and exceed your goals. Become a part of the worlds first Adaptive Athlete Ultra Marathon, and start immediately preparing to better the competition for next year!
The objective is elementary; complete as many laps on the Adaptive UltraCentric 1.68 mile course during the events duration of 1, 6, 12. or 24 hours. Personal event management is entirely up to you; this may include rest breaks, clothing changes, and equiment ajustments. All may be assisted by event management volunteers if desired. No personal handler or crew is necessary.
Beautiful Meadowmere Park on Lake Grapevine is minutes from DFW International Airport, located in Grapevine, Texas. All Park fees for participants, and their guest are included with Adaptive UltraCentric registration; park entry, camping, parking. Wheel-on, and off course camping/personal aid. Fully maintained, and staffed aid station for the duration of all events provides the Adaptive Athlete communities most knowledgeable, and helpful volunteers.
Plenty of hot, fresh food provided; no handler or personal crew necessary! Adaptive Athlete ready aid station, rest room facilities, and camping are all located within The Adaptive UltraCentric venu. Light Charging Station, microwave, and electrical outlets readily available. (Aid Station area)
Professionally electronically timed by USA Cycling Certified timer, Raul Flores, founder of RaceDay Timing Solutions. Event progress continuously updated and displayed in real time with large on-site monitors, and via webcast on www.adaptiveultracentric.com
All participants receive commemorative medals, and, The Adaptive UltraCentric Commemorative Embroidered Fleece Jacket, Embroidered Ball Cap, and Embroidered Tote Bag. Also, a special additional commemorative item.
First, Second, Third Place men and women are presented with special commemorative awards in USA Cycling age groups. All Adaptive UltraCentric Athletes, friends, and families enjoy the Adaptive UltraCentric Champions Brunch presented by Nolan Ryan’s Beef! The Champions Brunch includs your cooked to order All Natural Nolan Ryan Signature Ribeye Steak. The Champions Brunch commences during Awards, 11 am Sunday, Nov 16th.
The Adaptive UltraCentric is sanctioned, and insured by USA Cycling, hence, all USA Cycling rules, and regulations are followed. Helmet rule is strictly enforced. All Adaptive UltraCentric Athletes must purchase a one day waiver/release if not already a USA Cycling member during the registration process.
Adaptive UltraCentric History
The Adaptive UltraCentric was conceived in 2012 by pioneering hand cyclist Jeff Chaffin. Jeff, already an accomplished athlete, was on a mission to again test his metal. Jeff approached The UltraCentric seeking an entry in The UltraCentric 24 Hour. You too may join Jeff in fulfilling his mission of challenging his metal with timed endurance events of 1, 6, 12, or 24 hours. Jeff is truly a pioneer in endurance activities, who shares his athletic experiences in several mediums. From beginner, to 24 hour veteran please contact Jeff for valuable information.