KATY Trail 50/50
A 50Kilometer and 50Mile Trail Race local to STL, Washington, MO and surrounding areas. This is the first year for the KATY Trail 50/50 and the DRC is excited to 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
Local time: 2:40 PM
The race headquarters will be located at the Dutzow Trail Head, DRC Mile 73/74 on the KATY.
50K: Route starts at the Dutzow lot and travels west ~2 miles from MM 74 just past MM 76, where you will be met with an enthusiastic Boone Monument Turnaround Station manned by the folks from Philly's Pizza before returning to Dutzow (4.3 miles), then east out to Matson (17.7 miles) and finally back to Dutzow (31 miles). 13 Hour Cutoff
50 Mile: A short .5 mile spur West begins the 50 mile, you will be directed to turn around here and then the route Route is east out to Matson (14.4 miles), back to Dutzow (27.7 miles), second out and back east to Klondike boat ramp (38.9 miles) then west back to Dutzow (50 miles). Hard cutoff of 7 hours at the 27 mile mark at Dutzow. 13 Hour Cutoff.
Expect ice and water stations at East miles ~ Nona 4.3, Augusta 7.6, Klondike Boat Ramp 11.0, Matson 13.4 (east turn around for 50k and 1st 50m), and at the start/finish in Dutzow you can expect full aid.
Race entry includes race shirt (these tanks fit large, consider downsizing when you reserve your shirt), aid along the way, voucher for lunch/dinner at the Dutzow Deli and finisher's medal.
Top Male and Female Winners for both Distances will receive an additional award.
*Course has been wheeled and double gps'ed for accuracy.