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 (donated by Alabama Outdoors) for top three overall male and females overall in each race and first male and female grandmasters (age 50 and over). 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 $50. Day of registration starts at 6:00 on morning of 9/21/14.
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: 2:59 AM
Alabama Outdoors is providing great prizes! More info forthcoming. Additional raffle prizes will be given randomly for runners who signed up online.