Saturday, Jun 29, 2024

The FARM Barn Burner

19220 US-280

Birmingham, AL 11 Miler, 5 Miler

This Event Took Place Sat. Jun 29, 2024

5 Miler

The 5-mile option starts at the Dunnavant Valley Fields (formerly 1996 fields) parking lot, from there the crowd will be thinned out for a quarter mile before hitting the Dunnavant Valley Greenway which parallels the North Fork of Yellow Leaf Creek for 1.9 miles. From there runner will continue through the Highway 41 Trailhead parking lot and run the trail paralleling the highway for only 1/10 of a mile before entering Dunnanvant Valley Park. Runners will continue to the first aid station and 5 mile turn around at the barn located next to the pond. Runners loop back on the same course, with only a few sections of true single-track, so traffic should not be a problem.

Strave Route: https://www.strava.com/activities/8915052350

11 Miler

The 11-mile option starts at the Dunnavant Valley Fields (formerly 1996 fields) parking lot, from there the crowd will be thinned out for a quarter mile before hitting the Dunnavant Valley Greenway which parallels the North Fork of Yellow Leaf Creek for 1.9 miles. From there runner will continue through the Highway 41 Trailhead parking lot and run the trail paralleling the highway for only 1/10 of a mile before entering Dunnanvant Valley Park. Runners will continue to the first aid station and 5 mile turn around at the barn located next to the pond.

From there the runners will climb up a jeep road for 1/2 mile before entering Laurel Loop on the left. Runners will run the entire loop (2 miles) and enter Raven's Roost for a quarter mile before getting back onto the main jeep road. The jeep road will take runners a 1/2 mile to the edge of Double Oak Way and the second aid station and turn around for the 10 miler. Runners will jump onto Fire on the Mountain on their left for 0.72 miles before getting back onto the main jeep road one last time. From here it is all downhill! Runners are taking the same course back from here, with only a few sections of true single-track, so traffic should not be a problem.

Refunds

We offer full refunds available through Ultrasignup up to 30 days before the close of race registration.

Packet Pickup

Bib/T-shirt pickup will take place Friday, June 14 from 7 AM - 2 PM at...
The FARM: Functional Athletic Rehabilitation and Movement
203 Narrows Parkway
Suite A
Birmingham, AL 35242

*You can also pick-up before the race on Saturday, but pick-up will stop at 6:45 AM.

Cupless Race

This will be a completely cupless race. While we realize that the Alabama summer will be in full force in June, we will only be pouring water and other beverages into bottles or cups brought by race participants. This is to cut down on waste as well as the possibility of litter on the trail.

Late Registration

You can register on the morning of the race, however, there will be no race shirt available.

Volunteers

If you would like to volunteer, please visit the following link.

https://forms.gle/DSgPPwkQEXooaiE36

Event's current local time: 2:43 PM CT

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