Frosty 15 is an out and back 15 mile and 15k trail race on the beautiful and historic Yockanookany section of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail in Madison, MS on February 9th. The course offers a fun, often rugged, single track trail that runs from the West Florida Boundary trailhead at mile marker 108, north to the Highway 43 Trailhead and back for the 15 mile course. There will be a turnaround point along the trail for the 15K course.
START/FINISH: West Florida Boundary historic site on the Natchez Trace Parkway, milepost 107.9
TIME: 8:00 am with a 5 hour time limit.
AID: 2 aid stations stocked with water, Tailwind, fruit, and sweet/salty food. You must have a water bottle or hydration pack. This is a cupless event. There will be an aid station at mile 2.75 and mile 7.7 at the turn around point for the 15 mile race.
AWARDS: 1st-3rd place male and female in each race. Runners can change from the 15 mile to the 15K or 15K to 15 mile during the race and get credit for that race result, but you will not be eligible for an award.
Proceeds go to Mississippi Ultra and Trail Society, a nonprofit for the purpose of cultivating trail running and maintaining and developing trails in the area. Check us out at mutsrunning.org.
The Natchez Trace
The 450-mile Natchez Trace Parkway stretching from Nashville, Tennessee to Natchez, Mississippi was once a foot trail that American Indians and settlers traveled. Today there are five separate trails along side totaling 60 miles. Come run on it!
Local time: 4:20 PM