What you need to know!
ELIGIBILITY: DUE TO THE POSSIBLE EXTREME HOT WEATHER ON A TYPICAL JULY SUMMER MONTH AND THE DISTANCE WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU HAVE COMPLETED AT A MINIMUM AN ULTRA DISTANCE (50K or higher) OR AT LEAST 3 FULL MARATHONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS RUN FOR YOUR SAFETY
Local time: 8:18 AM
*****LIMITED TO ONLY 35 PARTICIPANTS******
EACH PARTICIPANT will registered using ULTRASIGNUP and minimum qualifications will be verified to confirm participation. For 2020 we will have 2 starting times based on estimated average marathon finish times. If your average road marathon finish time is 4 hours and 30 minutes or faster then you are eligible for the 7am start time. If your average road marathon finish time is 4 hours and 40 minutes or slower the we recommend your start time to be the 5am start time. This event is FREE but each registered runner will be "HIGHLY" encouraged to bring a donated item (List will be provided later) to our local Warm Blessings Ministry which mission is helping people in crisis and providing shelter to those in need.
So what is a FATASS RUN?? "NO Fees, NO Awards, NO Aid, NO Wimps"
Consider this a great get together of friends on a training run, or a fun run, or a personal challenge, or simply a great excuse to run 31 miles non stop from the heart of Etown to one of our neighbor towns Brandenburg Meade county and at the end drink beer, pizza, or whatever you like, but bottom line it's meant to have good ol time!
Of course there are requirement qualifications for this run (ABOVE) NO EXCEPTIONS! EACH Runners is required to have at least 1 CREW VEHICLE that will provide all the necessary needs and support to complete this run. This run will start at the municipal parking lot (Next to Running Soles) and finish at Riverfront park parking lot in Downtown Brandenburg (Near Jailhouse Pizza).
WE will have a MANDATORY Safety Briefing at 6:45 am at the start location. Each runner and crew member is REQUIRED to sign a "Disclosure Release Form" before the start of the run at 7am. Each RUNNER AND CREW member will be required to wear a (AT ALL TIMES) a SAFETY REFLECTIVE VEST for the duration of the run. EACH Crew Vehicle will be required to have a "CAREFUL RUNNER ON ROAD" sign posted on vehicles and WARNING LIGHTS "ON" at ALL TIMES! Each Crew vehicle will be in GOOD Working order and EACH Runner will NOT have more than ONE Vehicles providing SUPPORT. CREW Vehicles will NOT follow the runner but LEAP FROG at DESIRED Distance to provide support to runner (NOT Following or driving in front of RUNNER). PACERS Will not be allowed until each runners surpasses HWY 60 (Mile Marker 22). EACH Pacer will have a Reflective Vest along with runner and will run either behind or by the runners side at all times keeping the runner and him or herself safe!
If any further questions about the event please contact Organizer. Use this link to preview the route. https://www.strava.com/routes/13401901