Saturday, Feb 3, 2024 @ 8:00 AM

Grace Creek Grinder

720 S US 259

Longview, TX 100M Race, 100K Race, Loopdy Loop

This Event Took Place Sat. Feb 3, 2024

Race Overview

The Grace Creek Grinder is a FREE running event made to raise money for to try to fix flooding issues/build better trails on the local Grace Creek MTB trail so it can be used year round. Cash donations are accepted on race day. This event has 3 distances: Loopdy Loop (run as many loops as you want), 100K, and 100 Miles

Fat Butt Styled Event

This is a fatbutt-styled event - bring your own nutrition and tracking device. We will provide water, warmth, belt buckles to 62 mile finishers and 100 mile finishers, maybe some music. 50 People MAX.

Course Overview

- Surface: Dirty and rooty single track
- Course: Grace Creek MTB Trail 2.5M Loops
- Elevation: 100ft of climbing and descending for each LOOP
- Location: Back of Old Movie Theater: 720 S US 259, Longview, TX 75604
- Weather: Historically 37-58 degree weather.

Location and Times

The start and finish are located in the back parking lot behind the old movie theater. Here's the address: 720 S US 259, Longview, TX 75604

Saturday Feb 3rd
7:45AM - Run Brief
8AM - Everyone Starts

Sunday Feb 4th
12PM - Belt Buckle Cutoff (28 hours)

What You Get

RACE GEAR/AWARDS:
- Grace Creek Grinder Hoodies for $25
- 100K Belt Buckle for 100K Finishers
- 100 Mile Belt Buckle for 100 Mile Finishers

RACE EXPERIENCE:
- Aid Station Hydration
- Marked Course
- Friendly & Encouraging Bystanders
- Raise Money for Recreation

Distance Drops

We do not allow distance drops on the day of the run. You must finish the distance you sign up for, if you don't, it will count as a DNF (Did Not Finish). However, you can drop your distance all the way up to the day before the event. If you're not sure you can run 62 or 100 miles... sign up for the loopdy loop!

Flugers & Gorman

This trail wouldn't be here still if it wasn't for Flugers. They have adopted this trail from the city. It is the only public dirt hiking trail in the City of Longview TX. We want to show our appreciation for Flugers and all they do for the outdoor community here. They sell all things outdoors and sell hydration gear, please visit their shop and support this local business.

Gorman McCracken Volkswagen owns the old movie theater and is allowing is to park on their property.

Event's current local time: 4:26 PM CT

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