ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS, DEFERRALS OR CARRYOVERS TO FUTURE EVENTS. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
START & TIME LIMIT:
50K / 7:30 AM start; 10-hour time limit • 25K / 8:30 AM start; 9-hour time limit
Elk River Hiking Trail. Accurately measured forest trail winding through unique limestone bluffs, rock formations & picturesque vistas. Mostly single-track, out & back, very rocky, no long hills.
9 Aid Stations in the 50K--7 fully-stocked with water, electrolyte drink & snack-type foods, 2 water only. 3 fully stocked aid stations in the 25K. Approximate distance between aid stations is 3.5 miles with no distance greater than 4 miles between aid stations in either event.
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 3-6 PM on Friday evening September 26th, 2014. Immediately followed by an “eat until you can hardly walk” pasta dinner. Late packet pick-up Saturday Morning, September 27th, 2014 from 6-8 AM. Map to the staging area can be found by clicking the link below:
Midwestern-style chili & watermelon feed will be held from 11-7 PM on Saturday evening September 27th in the Outlet Channel Group Shelterhouse. Knighting ceremony of "FlatRock Hall of Pain" inductees will begin at 6:30 PM (if applicable).
First overall male & female in each event. Special 20th Annual Commemorative Belt Buckles to ALL 50K finishers, plus unique awards to ALL 25K finishers. “FlatRock Hall of Pain” lifetime cloth race bibs to ten-consecutive year finishers, and golden chalices to ALL FlatRock Triple Crown 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 chili feed on Saturday afternoon/evening. Runners meals are included in the entry fee; 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.
Complimentary runners photos provided by our very own "in-house" Epic Ultra Photographers and uploaded to: EpicUltraPhotos.com
Local time: 9:15 AM