Saturday, Apr 8, 2017

Brazos Bend 50

21901 FM 762

Needville TX 50 Miler, 50K, 25K, 10K

This Event Took Place Sat. Apr 8, 2017

EVERY RUNNER RECIEVES

This is a Trail Racing Over Texas Event
* Your Choice of Race Swag
* Outstanding Volunteer Support
* Full Aid Stations
* Chip Timed Race

This is a USATF Sanctioned Race and Meets ATRA Race Standards

Sponsors

Sponsors

* Altra
*Trail Toes
**Hammer Nutrition
*Victory Sportsdesign
*Bearded Brothers
*Nathan Hydration

Schedule

Thursday April 5th

PACKET PICKUP
10am-7pm TBA

Friday April 6th

PACKET PICKUP
3:00pm-7:00pm Packet Pickup BB State Park Elm Lake Pavilion

3:00pm-7:00pm Drop Bag Dropoff @ ELM LAKE PAVILION for all locations

4:00pm-5:00pm Trail Brief BB State Park Elm Lake Pavilion


Saturday April 7th

Gate will stay open fri night for all runners. you may pay on your way out of the park.

Shuttle buses will be running from 6a-Noon for runners at the 40 acre lake parking,nature center and Hale lake as well.

4:30am-8:30am Packet Pickup BB State Park Elm Lake Pavilion

3a-5:30a Drop Bag Drop Off BB State Park Elm Pavilion
6:00am Start 50 miler
7:00am Start 50k
7:30am Start 25k
8:00 Start 10k

8:15 Start 5k

9pm cutoff for all races.

Description

The Brazos Bend 50 Miler will aim to be the fastest race in Texas with its mostly flat course, easy aid stations and wildlife to watch its the perfect set up for some PRs and some records to be set. .

Wildlife is diverse and abundant. The white-­tailed deer is the largest of more than 25 different species of mammals present, which also include bobcats, coyotes, raccoons, gray and red foxes, river otters, feral hogs and several species of rodents. Approximately 21 species of reptiles and amphibians have been recorded, and the smaller turtles, lizards, snakes and frogs are overshadowed in general interest by the American alligator, which is present mainly in the wetland areas of Elm, 40­-Acre and Pilant lakes. (Feeding/harassment of wildlife is prohibited.) Birds of 290 species have been sighted in and around the park. The diverse habitat is a haven for migratory waterfowl, a variety of shorebirds, wading birds, songbirds and raptors.

Information

Brazos Bend 50

50miles 50k 25k 10k 5k
April 7th 2018
Brazos Bend State Park-Needville, Texas

50mi : 6:00am start - 3×16.8mi loops
50km : 7:00am start - 2×15.8mi loops
25km : 7:30am start - 15.8mi loop
10km : 8:00am start - 6.25mi loop

5km: 8:15am start-3.1mi loop


ALL : 9:00pm end - Cutoff All Races


$2000 to any male or female who resets the fastest 50mi time on 100% TRAIL in North America.

5:20:25 Charl Mattheus

5:48:01 Caroline Boller

Awards/Medals

Winners Awards
50mi-50km-25km-10km-5km
Male & Female
Overall Top 3
Masters (50 & over) Top 2
Finisher Awards
Medal all 50 mi Finishers
Medal all 50 km Finishers
Medal all 25 km Finishers
Medal all 10/5km km Finishers

Local time: 9:02 AM
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