Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
This Event Took Place Sat. Oct 8, 2016

INTRO

The fourth annual Rockin' Rockwoods trail race. Hosted in Greensfelder County Park on Oct 7, 2017, in western St. Louis County, Missouri.
This race is presented by Terrain Trail Runners and Terrain Magazine.
We are also a part of the 50K MASHUP TRAIL RACE SERIES 50K MASHUP
Visit our page for more details!

LOCATION

Greensfelder County Park
4515 Hencken Road, Wildwood, MO 63069 – Start/Finish at Muckerman Shelter

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Rockin' Rockwoods 53k and 1/2 Marathon are simultaneous trail races that will be held across the scenic Green Rock Trail. The terrain ranges from hard pack dirt to loose uneven rock and extremely hilly, technical trails.

This is a challenging course of steep grades and rolling terrain. Runners will be treated to 95% single track with rocks, roots and creek crossings that make for a fairly technical out and back run.

The Rockin' Rockwoods 53K course is a combination of two out and back sections with an elevation gain of 5200ft and 1/2 Marathon is out and back with an elevation gain of 2200ft.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A TRAIL 1/2 MARATHON AND NOT YOUR ROAD 13.1 SO YOU WILL BE RUNNING 13.1-ISH MILES. No Wimps, No Whining!

START TIME & TIME LIMIT

The 1/2 Marathon and the 53k start time is 7:00 AM. The cutoffs for both distances is 10 hours.
All runners must pass aid station #3, 15.5mi on the trip out and 26mi on the trip back (approx. 6 miles from the finish) prior to 3PM. All cut-off times will be strictly enforced. Runners must be checked OUT of the last aid station BEFORE the cut-off time on there way back to the start/finish.

AID STATIONS

4 manned aid stations fully-stocked with water, electrolyte drinks, gels, snacks, first aid, and enthusiastic volunteers! 1 unmanned aid stations with water only so be sure to run with a handheld or hydration vest.

Approximate distance between aid stations is 5.5 miles with no distance greater than approximately 7.5 miles between aid stations in either event. Restrooms will be at start/finish and the turn around at aid station# 4.

REFUND POLICY

Race registration fees are not refundable under any circumstance, race registrations are not transferable to a future years event. We will allow bib transfers until September 15 IF you can find yourself a replacement and contact us with all details prior to the transfer deadline.

Please consider these factors carefully before completing your registration.

For detailed Race Policies please visit our website.

This Is a Cup-Free Event

PLEASE NOTE: ROCKIN' ROCKWOODS IS A CUP-FREE, which means there won't be any paper cups at aid stations, and there won't be any paper or plastic cups at our finish-lines. We won't be making any exceptions to this rule, so if you don't bring your own drinking receptacle come race-weekend, you'll want to pre-purchase a collapsible cup and if you don't already have a reusable soft flask to carry with you on the course (for soda & electrolyte drink, etc.), we will have the collapsible cups for purchase when you check in for the race and/or at packet pickup for $5 (quantities limited at check-in).
Please help us keep our races eco-friendly, minimize the trash in the landfills and our trails clean.
Together we can make a difference!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


AWARDS

Included in your race registration fees:

- Each registered 53k and 1/2 Marathon runner will receive custom technical arm warmers, custom hand made medals and post race beer to Salute!

- All 53K and 1/2 Marathon finishers will receive a custom growlers.
We cannot guarantee race swag to registrations made after Sept 15 but will work to get you your items post event.

- Race Photo's by Mile 90 Photography

- Awards will be given for: First overall male & female. Age Group awards for first male and female finishers with 10 year spreads.

POST RACE

We will be grilling!! Join us for some grub and cheer on your fellow Rockin Rockwoods racers.


FINISH-LINE BRACELETS (for non-runners & non-volunteers): Anyone eating or drinking needs to have a finish-line bracelet on the day they're otherwise running/volunteering. We will have finish-line bracelets for sale at the merch table on race-day ($5 - CASH ONLY) if you didn't already pre-purchase them via UltraSignup. If you aren't a registered runner or volunteer, pre-purchasing a bracelet online helps us better plan when we're purchasing items for the finish-line food and beer, which is also why it's a little more expensive if you wait until race day. $5 isn't very much for food and beer, but it helps cover our extra food and drink costs for spectators, and in turn helps us keep race costs down. It also helps ensure that we have food and drinks available for the last finishers and last volunteers back to the finish line.


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