The fourth annual Rockin' Rockwoods trail race. Hosted in Greensfelder County Park on Sept 29, 2018, 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
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Greensfelder County Park
4515 Hencken Road, Wildwood, MO 63069 – Start/Finish at Muckerman Shelter
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.
**Race day drop downs are not allowed**
4 manned aid stations fully-stocked with water, electrolyte drinks, gels, snacks, first aid, and enthusiastic volunteers!
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.
Race registration fees are NOT REFUNDABLE under any circumstance, race registrations are NOT TRANSFERABLE to a future years event. We will allow bib transfers and or any changes to your race registration until September 22, 2018 IF you can find yourself a replacement and contact us with all details prior to the transfer deadline.
**Race day drop downs are not allowed**
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
***DEADLINE FOR GUARANTEED SHIRTS WITH YOUR REGISTRATION IS SEPT 2, 2018***
**We cannot guarantee SWAG for Race Registrations made after September 9, 2018 but will work to get you your items post event.**
Included in your race registration fees:
- Each registered 53k and 1/2 Marathon runner will receive a custom short sleeve, gender specific shirt and post race beer to Salute!
- Race Photo's by Janzow Photography
- All 53K and 1/2 Marathon finishers will receive a custom hand made medal and a custom wood coated stainless steel water bottle.
Awards will be given for: First overall male & female for 53K and 1/2 Marathon Distance.
We will be grilling!! Join us for some grub and cheer on your fellow Rockin Rockwoods racers.
Local time: 1:20 PM
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.