Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Wild Winter Round Up

Centennial Park

Carson City, NV 10K, 5K

This Event Took Place Sat. Jan 5, 2019

Course Description

A mix of single & double track trail with some technical rocky sections. This is wild horse country. If you don't run into some wild horses, you will definitely run into some wild horse manure! As usual with this series, the 5Kish could be anywhere between 3-4 miles but will stay as close to a 5K as possible if trail or weather conditions are bad. The 10K+ will typically get stretched out a little further if conditions are favorable, usually 6-9ish miles. Re-check often for updates this at this site, our website, Facebook or Instagram.



Registration

Pre-registration is available through Ultrasignup. Cost is $20 for adults, $10 for students 13-25y/o actively enrolled in school, 12 & under are free.
Race day registration using cash or check $25 for adults, $15 for students 13-25y/o, 12 & under are free. There will be a $5 fee added on for those using debit or credit card on race day making the adult rate $30, students 13-25y/o $20, and youth 12 & under are still free. The student rate is reserved for those 13-25y/o who are actively enrolled in school full time, middle school to college. All runners will receive their bib# on race morning at check in.

Series Information

This is the third of 5 trail runs in the annual Be Bold, Run in the Cold Winter Trail Series presented by Ascent Runs. Every run in the series will have two distances to choose from, a 5Kish and a 10K+. The 5Kish will usually be between 3-4 miles. The 10K+ will be anywhere between 6-9 miles depending on conditions. If it’s nice we make it 7-9 miles. If it’s not so nice we keep it close to 6 miles. Be sure to check our website, Ultrasignup and our social media presence on Instagram & Facebook the week leading up to the run for updates. These casual runs were created to keep runners and walkers motivated through the winter months and also as a way to supplement your winter training. This series highlights the extensive trail networks surrounding Carson City, NV. Walkers are welcome to any of these events. There are no aid stations out on the courses so be prepared to carry your own water or sports drink. For the safety of all runners and to keep you guessing, event organizers reserve the right to change course routes and distances based on weather conditions or just for the heck of it. This series is a great trainer for the Triple Trail Challenge- Spring Edition. The Triple Trail Challenge includes Escape From Prison Hill(EFPH) Half Marathon on April 2, 2021; Carson Canyons Super K Trail Runs 5K/10K/22K/30K on April 16, 2021; and the Silver State Half Marathon on May 14, 2021.

Event Location

Centennial Park, Carson City.
Check-in: 8am
Race start times: 9am

Awards

No awards, just the reward of some great trails and great scenery. You didn't think you were going to actually win something did you!

Packet Pickup

Bib #'s can be picked up race morning. Once a bib# is assigned to you that will be your bib# through the entire series.Please check in before every run to confirm your presence, bib# and distance running. You may change distance from 5K to 10K and vice versa race morning but you must notify event management during check in.

Weather

It's a winter trail series, its January, expect anything.




Directions

From Reno From 395 South: Exit onto Highway 50 East. Head East on Highway 50 After light at Slot World, continue on Highway 50 for about another mile and a half. Look for brown sign that says Centennial Park. Turn Left onto Centennial Park Drive. (Approximately 1/4 mile before the next traffic light at Deer Run Road. If you get to Deer Run Road, you've gone too far.) Head toward the upper softball fields past golf course. The road turns into a one way at tennis courts. Drive to the north end of parking area above fields. Look for blue truck and pop-ups. Park, pay, run, have fun! From Carson Valley From 395 (S. Carson St.) in Carson From 395 North: Exit onto Highway 50 East. Head East on Highway 50 After light at Slot World, continue on Highway 50 for about another mile and a half. Look for brown sign that says Centennial Park. Turn Left onto Centennial Park Drive. (Approximately 1/4 mile before the next traffic light at Deer Run Road. If you get to Deer Run Road, you've gone too far.) Head toward the upper softball fields past golf course. The road turns into a one way at tennis courts. Drive to the north end of parking area above fields. Look for blue truck and pop-ups. Park, pay, run, have fun!

Parking

Park on the North end of the softball fields. There are plenty of parking spaces.

Local time: 2:54 PM
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