Conquer the Castle is back and we are excited to take to the woods around North Chagrin Reservation and Squire's Castle. This will be a timed race with live results. The permit for this event is paid for and in-hand. We look forward to an awesome race with you all! Covid protocals will be in place including being masked and socially distanced prior to the start but you may remove your mask after you start.
– Long Sleeve, Soft-fit, Heather Blend Shirt
– Custom Finisher Medal & Bottle Opener
– Race Bib
– UltraSignUp Timed Run
– 6pm Cook Out with 1 meal ticket for a protein, drink, and side
– Post-race food and drink
– Age Group and Overall Awards
– Be Knighted for an optional perk
Schedule of Events
Saturday, October 2, 2021
- 4am: Early send off for 100k and 50k runners*
- 4am: Packet pick up and registration opens
- 5am: 100k starts
- 6am: 50k starts
- 7am: 20 Miler starts
- 8am: 10 starts
- 9am: 5k starts
- 1pm: 100k and 50k food stop opens
- 6pm: must start last loop for 100k
- 6pm: Awards and cook out we encourage everyone to come back for
*Starting in the 4am Early Send Off voids you from Age Group and Overall Awards but not the race or listing in results.
Near Squire's Castle, you will have the option to do an extreme vertical climb. At the top, you will be Knighted with a special prize. There is no time deduction so you decide if you have the courage and bravery to conquer this challenge. Follow our Facebook Page for updates on the challenge.
Keep an eye out for the new shirt and medal design! Jump back in time with us, test your physical and mental fortitude by 'Being Knighted', and earn some awesome swag. Let's get running.
View the route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35243797
The route is a 16.7km (10.35 mi) loop. There is a 15 hour cutoff for this event (sub 15 minutes per mile)
100k - 6 loops
50k - 3 loops
10 Miler - 1 loop
5km - route will use first 5km of course
Aid Stations - Aid stations will be at the Start/Finish Line, Mile 3, Mile 8, and a temporary stop at Mile 5. They will include pretzels, water, electrolyte drink, candy, PB&J, salt tabs, and other items. We recommend you bring your own energy gel but we will have these as well.
Drop Bags - Drop bags will be collected the morning of and delivered to the Mile 5 Aid Station. Details on how to mark your bag will be emailed.
Prizes and Awards- All events will have edible awards to the Top 3 M/F and Top 2 M/F in 10 Year Age Groups. Additional awards will be given to the 100k and 50k award winners.
Earn Free Entry into 2022 by Volunteering - Donate your day to help the runners cross the finish line and we will put you on the starting line for free next year. Limited spots and first come, first served. Sign up under the volunteer option and please only sign up if you can commit to the day. Volunteer hours and positions will be coming soon!
Email Info@TheRuniversity.com with all of you questions and concerns.
Local time: 8:04 AM