FONDREN URBAN ULTRA
The Fondren Urban Ultra is a 12 hour timed road race for individual runners and relay teams. The 3.1 mile loop is run in the beautiful neighborhood of Fondren in Jackson with a mix of hills and flat sections. The relay teams can be made up of 2-4 runners. Each loop begins and ends at Fondren Church where you can place your nutrition, tent, coolers, etc. Run one lap or 20 laps, test your limits, run your first ultra distance or a few miles....this race is for you!
USA Track and Field CERTIFIED COURSE
The 5k loop is a USATF certified course that will be used to record Mississippi state records in the 50k, 12 hour, and 100k (if anyone can run that in 12 hours). Only MS residents will be recorded for the records. Currently this is the only state certified Ultra course, and there are no MS state records in an ultra distance yet. As a MS resident, run this race and you may be an ultra state record holder for your age after April 14th! Go to staterunningrecords.com for a current listing.
***shirts are being ordered on Monday 4/9
LOCATION: 3327 Old Canton Rd. Jackson, MS
PACKET PICKUP: Friday night from 4-7 at Fondren Public 2765 Old Canton, Jackson. And race morning at Fondren Church from 5:45-6:30
AID STATIONS: one at the start/finish area and one on the course with water, Tailwind, and sweet and salty food.
RULES: individual racers and relay teams must check in each lap. Individual runners can take breaks but must remain in the staging area. Relay teams must always have one runner on the course. A full 5k lap has to be completed in the 12 hour time limit to be counted.
AWARDS: 1st place male and female and 1st place relay team will receive custom awards. Runners who run an ultra distance (9 or more laps) will receive a special medal, and everyone else will also receive a custom medal from Elevation Culture.
PRICE: individual race $60 and price increase to $65 March 12th, relay $50/person and price increase to $55 March 12.
RELAY registration: the first person on your team to register will pick a team name. Your following teammates will register under that name.
Mississippi Ultra and Trail Society is a nonprofit organization with the mission to promote, support, and grow trail and ultra running in the area. There are no transfers or refunds for MUTS events. Visit mutsrunning.org for more information
Local time: 3:19 PM