8th Annual CANE FIELD CLASSIC
Called, "The quintessential Louisiana race", by an Louisiana Ultra Running Legend...this is a race you don't want to miss!
The races will start and finish on Margaret Plantation, a 150+ year old Sugar Cane Plantation. Runners will race down headlands (field roads), surrounded by mature sugar cane on all sides, travel along large canals and view the Louisiana State Capitol from afar. The Cane Field Classic is truly a race unlike any other! Live Cajun Music, great food, refreshments and fresh cut sugar cane will greet runners at the end of the race!
Run either the Machete 7 ( 1 Mile / 4 Mile / 2 Mile) or run just the Sugar Mile.
The Machete 7 Challenge includes the Sugar Mile, the Cane Field 4 Mile and the Rows of Hell... a 2 Mile run through the middle of low growth Cane Fields! The only way you can get the famous Machete/Knife is to sign up for the Machete 7 CHALLENGE!
Who doesn't want the; "Most DANGEROUS Running Metal in the World?"
*Only 500 Machetes available!
Packet Pickup & Carpooling
When: FRIDAY ONLY!!!
This is greatly encorage as the property is only so big and will be a super tight fit for our new capacity.
Suggested Parking Locations:
City Park - https://goo.gl/maps/rq39fP8SEKw
Walmart - https://goo.gl/maps/BwkNQZwcvPD2
Walmart - https://goo.gl/maps/6fYeo1HvuH22
Race Site & Directions
Race Site & Directions:
Margaret Plantation Property - https://goo.gl/maps/qyNoVLQbCE22
Entrances will be marked with signs and torches!
2213 Lafiton Lane - Port Allen, LA 70767
Race Day Schedule
7:30am - Out of town ONLY Packet pickup
7:50am - Sunrise Yoga Warmup
8:05am - National Anthem and Prayer
8:15am - Sugar Mile
8:30am - Cane Field 4 Mile
9:30am - Rows Of Hell 2 Mile
Machete distribution, Cajun Food, Live Cajun Music, Beer, Awards and Fun following last finisher of Rows Of Hell.
Shirt Size Warning:
Registrations after Sept 21st and you are NOT guaranteed proper/requested shirt sizes!
Sugar Mile - Top 3 Male and Female
Cane Field 4 Miler - Top 3 Male and Female
Rows Of Hell 2 Miler - Top 3 Male and Female
Machete 7 CHALLENGE - Top 10 Male and Female
The fields are flat and inspected prior to the race but all ruts, tire tracks, holes, mud and other naturally occurring changes can not all be prevented. Also, Trail Shoes are not required but older/dirty shoes are recommended especially if rain has fallen within a week before the race.
The Rows of Hell will be run through the middle of a cut field weaving throughout, running down rows and through rough terrain. This terrain is not level in any way and conditions could be dry to very muddy. Also, consider bringing a long shirt and running pants for this section.
Transfers will be allowed but will cost $20 and will not be allowed after 10/11/2017
No Rainchecks will be allowed what so ever. Thanks for your understanding!
Local time: 8:52 PM