Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 @ 8:00 AM
This Event Took Place Sat. Sep 17, 2016
Chase the Sun 2017
Chase the Sun Ultra is a 6/12 hour Running Dog Ultras event comprising 12 hour and 6 hour
solo races along with relay teams of 2-4 runners for both 6 and 12
hours. The race will take place exclusively in the beautiful Whitemarsh
Island Preserve, Savannah, Ga. 31410. The race begins and ends in the
big clearing in the middle of the preserve and will follow the 1.87
mile loop clock-wise. The course is almost entirely unpaved with about
a half mile on paved path. At no time will you be running on any roads
Parking will be available in the clearing of Whitmarsh Preserve or just North
of the preserve at the Memorial Hospital Outreach on Bryan Woods and Highway 80.
The proceeds of this race will go to Liam's Land Foundation, research
for a cure of Lymphatic Malformation
Liam's Land Mission:
The mission of Liam's Land is to advance the research and identify
possible causes of lymphatic malformations by supporting a patient
registry and funding further genetic testing and clinical trials.
Date: Saturday, 09/23/2017
Race Time: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Location: Whitemarsh Island Preserve, Savannah, Ga. 31410
Course: 1.87 mile loop, partially paved, mostly trail
Events: 12 hour event, 6 hour event, 12 hour relay, 6 hour
This is what Chase the Sun Ultra is running for. Please watch this
video and see first hand why this cause is so important. Thank you.
This video sampler shows you what the terrain you will be
running on looks like.Parking Instructions
1. Coming from Savannah on Islands Expressway, turn right on Brian
2. Turn Right on Brian Woods Loop
3. Parking lot entrance on right.
4. Walking from parking lot, come back out to Brian Woods Rd, turn
5. Follow Brian Woods Rd past Stonebridge Drive following the paved
sidewalk until it turns into the woods.
6. Follow signs from the trailhead into the open clearing where the
Start/Finish line is located.
Awards and Swag
All registered runners will get a Chase the Sun race visor and swag donated from
our race sponsors.
- All finishers of the solo 6 hour, solo 12 hour, and relay teams
of the 6 hour and 12 hour races will get finishers medals.
- Awards will be given to the top male and female of the 6 hour and
12 hour races.
- Awards will be given to the top relay team of the 6 hour and 12
Solo runners of the 6 hour and 12 hour races must complete at
least 75% (4.5hr/9hr respectively) of the timed event they registered
for to receive a finisher's medal.Relay runners must finish the entire timed events.
Relay runners may arrange their team's running schedule as they
see fit but only one runner per team may run at any given time.
Thanks so much for being a part of this event and helping out
Liam's Land while you rock some high miles on this beautiful trail.
We look forward to seeing you all out on the trail!
Local time: 6:15 PM