Saturday, Nov 15, 2014

Dizzy Fifties

Monte Sano State Park

Huntsville , AL 50m , 40m , 50km

Registration closes: Sat, Nov 1 @ 12:00AM

PACKET PICKUP

Packet pick up will take place at Fleet Feet Sports of Huntsville on Friday, November 14 from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm.

You may also pick up your packet on the morning of the race beginning at 5:30 am

Welcome!

Thank you for registering for The 2014 Dizzy Fifties! As in years past, all distances will begin at 6:30 am sharp. I will make periodic updates to this page so check back every couple of weeks. See you on the trails! Don Alan Hankins Race Director

What's with the Name

*All the loops and turns should be enough to make anyone dizzy :) Actually, its not really that bad on the turns, but 5 southern loops and 5 northern loops does tend to make one's head spin a bit.

*It's named in honor of my new Border Collie, Dizzy. I have a great Labrador Retriever, Miles, and he runs with me, but at 90 lbs, he gets tuckered out after about 3-4 miles. Dizzy is my next hope for a 'trail dawg'.

*A dog we kept for a friend, was named Trane, for John Coltrane. In keeping with that, when we decided to get a Lab, we named him Miles, for Miles Davis, a contemporary of Coltrane's. Also, I wanted a running companion, so that sorta worked too. So Dizzy is of course named for Dizzy Gillespie. We're pretty jazzed up about both of them.

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