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Saturday, Jun 20, 2020
This Event Took Place Sat. Jun 20, 2020

Wood Splitter Solstice



“Take a Sunday drive in the country; on your feet; on a Saturday”

Welcome to the Wood Splitter Solstice Series! On 6/19/2021, put your body, mind, and spirit to the test, and run as many 1.5 mile loops as possible, from Sunrise to Sunset (or 4 Hours or virtually). Take on the challenge, and welcome in the Summer season in Ohio.

The event will loop the 42 acre “Last Straw” farm in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and along the way, you will experience wooded trails and a farm that provides one of the best landscape views in Central Ohio.

As the course is designed it will be a loop that will be run as many times as possible, from sunrise to sunset (or 4 hrs). With that, you can choose to run half the day or the entire day, depending on your personal goals.

For the top runners there will be overall prizes for the top 3 men and women.

Pricing will stay consistent, so once you are ready to take on the challenge, we will be waiting!

Fundraise: The event will be raising funds for the For Those Who Would non-profit organization. If you are looking for an event to put your fundraising skills into action, this would be a great one!


This race is put on and supported by you the athletes. No corporate sponsors, no public park permits, no other necessities. Just you the trail and the community of free running spirits. Whether it is your first attempt at 3 miles, 31 miles, or you just love running in circles for hours on end, this event is designed to give you the environment to push your self and your personal boundaries.

FAQ


What is the Wood Splitter Solstice Series?
The Wood Splitter Solstice events are a timed Ultra Endurance events, that will have participants running a 1.5 mile looped course from sunrise to sunset.

What is the distance of the race?
The distance per loop will be 1.5 mile. The distance of the race will depend on how many loops can be completed by the end of the timed event.

How long is the race?
Both events are timed events and will start at sunrise and end at sunset.
Summer Solstice Race (6/19/2021) - 15 Hours (6:03 AM - 9:04 PM) : 4 Hours (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Where is the race?
Mt. Vernon, Ohio

What does the race cost?
Click to register and find out!


Can I do just one of the races?
Yes

Can I do both Winter and Summer races?
Yes.

Can I have pacers?
Solstice Ultra Finishers (Finishers of on-site or virtual events, running 50K or further) - Ultra Buckle

Individual races will have top male and female awards.

What is the runner swag for the race?
Summer - Wood Splitter towel, Wood Splitter Neck Gaitor, Finisher Medal
Solstice Ultra Finishers (Finishers of on-site or virtual events, running 50K or further) - Ultra Buckle

What do I need to bring vs. what is supplied?
As a runner, you should come prepared for most of your day. There will be 1 aid station at the Start/Finish line with the normal Ultra Fare. (Chips, Pop, Cookies, Pretzels, Pickles, etc.

Water will also be supplied.

Can I bring a tent, or something else for shelter and privacy?
Yes

Local time: 6:07 PM
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