Local time: 7:58 AM
DATE: July 29, 2023
EVENT TIME: **We have submitted paperwork for DCR permit for July 30, 8-2pm for the 6 hour event. The 4.2 mile event will start at 8am as well.
REGISTRATION COSTS: 6-Hour Ultra & 4.2 miler: 25/30/35 for 4.2 and 50/60/70 for 6 hours
TIME LIMIT: 6-Hour Ultra Event. Run/walk as many laps as you choose of the 4.2 mile course before cutoff. No partial laps will be scored. (Note: .88 mile "mini jug" loops to be used the last hour of the race. No full 4 mile loops may be started after the 5 hour mark.
BENEFICIARY: This year's event will be benefiting the Louison House in North Adams, MA, which is the only homeless shelter and support organization serving northern Berkshire County. We have donated more than $10,000 to Louison House through this event! The 4.2 Mile John G Memorial Run will donate profits to Dana Farber.
LOCATION: Jug End State Reservation, 120 Jug End Road, Egremont, MA (If you type in Guilded Hollow Road, it seems you will have better luck finding the parking lot. There will be a sign at the end of the parking lot that connects out to Jug End Road though.)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: 4.2 mile course through woods, fields, apple orchard. Approximately 2.1 miles of uphill and 2.1 miles of downhill per lap. 830' elevation change per lap. Follow the Jug End Loop Trail and includes upper loop.**UPDATED Route Description**: At 5:00:00, the route to the upper loop will be closed and there will be a .88 mile mini loop to use for the last 60 minutes. My hope is this will allow folks to get the necessary distance to hit milestones (1/2 marathon, marathon, 50k).
AWARDS: Overall Awards for Top Male and Female. Age Group Awards (<19, 20-39 Open, 40-59 Masters, 60+) Unique Finisher's Award - 16 oz Handmade Ceramic Mug for all finishers. Hand made awards for champions in each event.