KATY Trail 50/50
A 50Kilometer and 50Mile Trail Race local to STL, Washington, MO and surrounding areas, SIGN ME UP. And in 2019, we are proudly featuring the Katy Trail 100k!
Local time: 6:35 AM
The DRC is excited to once again share our well-traveled stretch of rail to trail for the day. Gain your grit for the year or use this as time on dirty feet for your Fall 100's. The KATY Trail is a phenomenal community landmark for local runners and we hope to bring both notoriety and enjoyment to this outdoor resource. The race Facebook page will host all information and results throughout the day: https://www.facebook.com/katy5050/ Check out more info on the KATY Trail Here: https://mostateparks.com/park/katy-trail-state-park
The race headquarters will be located at the Dutzow Trail Head, DRC Mile 73/74 on the KATY.
All distances begin in Dutzow, Mo at the Katy Trailhead.
Course is rail to trail, packed fine gravel with almost no elevation change, the section we cover is from MM 59-76 and has bridges, fields, forest, creeks, river and sheer rock face views. Cutoffs are generous (16 hours) in the 50k and 50 mile but the 100k will require a runner to stay on pace under a 15:30 average to complete. Each finisher will receive a finisher's prize, top 3 finishers (male and female) for each distance will receive an additional prize, 1st finisher both Male and Female for each distance will receive a special award.
50k Route Change in 2019 due to closed bridges and high waters! Runners will begin heading east and will be turned at .5 miles to return west, passing through Dutzow and continuing to Bernheimer Road for the turn around, runners will then return to Dutzow to finish. 50k runners have two turnarounds to complete their 50k distance.
50 Mile Route: Runners will begin heading west and will be turned at Bernheimer Road to return east to Dutzow, they will double back to run the course to Treloar for the final turnaround, then return to Dutzow. 50 Mile runners have 3 turnarounds.
100k Route: Runners will begin heading west and will be turned at 1 miles to return west, passing through Dutzow and continuing to Bernheimer Road, they'll return to Dutzow and the route from Dutzow to Bernheimer and back will then be repeated. Finish in Dutzow. 100k runners have 4 turnarounds.
Race entry includes race shirt, aid along the way, voucher for lunch/dinner at the Dutzow Deli and finisher's medal for 50k/50M, 100k finisher's receive a buckle. You read that correctly, 100k buckles.
Top Male and Female Winners for both distances will receive an additional award.
*Course will be wheeled and double gps'ed for accuracy. Bib transfers or distances changes allowed with permission from RDs, no refunds.