The Ouachita Switchbacks 50K/25K is Oklahoma's toughest and most beautiful ultra. The race is January 16th, beginning at 8 am. Early start is available. The course if extremely technical with considerable elevation change. The Ouachita Mountains are certainly not what most people think of when they think of Oklahoma. For more details on course directions, directions to the start and other questions, please visit the ouachitaswitchbacks.com or e-mail the race director. HOODIES CAN ONLY BE ASSURED IF REGISTERED PRIOR TO 12/07/2020
Local time: 9:32 PM
COVID 19 REFUND POLICY - IF THE RACE MUST BE CANCELLED DUE TO LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HEALTH ORDERS PRIOR TO 12/7/2020, A FULL REFUND WILL BE ISSUED. AFTER 12/7/2020, NO REFUNDS OR DEFERRALS CAN BE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT EXPENSES WILL BE INCURRED. Hoodies, hats and race mugs will be available for pick up at the Pashubee Trailhead on race weekend and participants can run the course at their own leisure and record their own time. This is only in the event of local, state and health orders. As of now, the forest services has given the go ahead and the race will go on as planned.
COVID health precautions - See website for precautions that will be taken. An email will also be sent before the race with the precautions and any other updated information.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY - THE RACE WILL BE POSTPONED FOR THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY ONLY IF ROAD CONDITIONS MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO TRAVEL TO THE RACE SITE. NO REFUNDS IF THIS HAPPENS. This is very rare this far south but could happen. 2019 race was the rare exception as there was a blizzard at the beginning of the race but we still held the 25K