Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 @ 8:00 AM
Registration Closed Tue. Jan 25, 2022 @ 12:59 PM

Overview

The Frigid is a 10K looped course that is nestled into the heart of Ohio. Bringing in the new year, The Frigid kicks off the Greenswell - White Tail Ultra Series. The no nonsense event promises to be a trial of withstanding the unpredictable January weather in Ohio. Hosted on a private farm in the Central Ohio area, this event provides several unique features, including Papa Hord (Owner of the farm). Be aware that the winter YETI has been known to show up at this farm on a still winter day.

As with all the Wood Splitter events, this one will have a part of the registration be dedicated to giving back to the community. The Frigid, will be collecting a new blanket from every registered person that will then be donated to the local Interchurch Services of Knox County.

Awards and Prizes:
Event Band, Series Specific Band, Finishers Mug, Optional Series T-shirt (tri-blend) (Shirts have now been ordered, but there will be several of various sizes available for purchase at the event.)


Come out and avoid the chopping block, at The Frigid


NOTE: All registered participants will be required to bring a NEW blanket, to event check in. This blanket will be donated to www.interchurchknox.org for those in need of blankets during the cold of winter.

Event Format

The Frigid
January 29, 2022
Start Time
Individual & Relay - 8:00 AM start time
10K loop that will wind through the 42 acre Last Straw Farm in Mt. Vernon, Ohio as well as several backcountry dirt and gravel roads
The Wood Splitter Solstice Loop will be partly incorporated for this event
9 Hour cutoff
If you are subjected to not completing the 5 loops, you will be required to ring the bell! (Avoid the chopping block!) It’s all in good fun!!!
Spectators welcome, and free
NO PACERS
RELAY TEAMS:
Relays will consist of 1 less participant, than laps the signed up for distance is, with a minimum of 3 loops.
30K - 2 person team
40K - 3 Person team
50K - 4 Person team
Each participant will run 1 loop on their own, and then all participants will run the last loop together.
The race will be kicked off by the traditional ATV leading the way for the first loop, to ensure the leaders do not get lost.

Course Details

10K Loop
Loop Length: 10Kish (Those satellites beaming from outer space to the watch on your wrist or phone in your pocket are only so accurate.)
The motley terrain course will begin and end at the Last Straw Farm while accessing dirt and country roads.

Course Preview

Aid Station
There will be a single aid station, at the loop begin/end. It will have the traditional fare, but I highly encourage you to bring your own, as it's going to be a long day.
Fire
Hot Chicken and/or Beef Broth
Hot Water
Cookies
Pretzels
Water
Electrolyte drink
Candy
Other yummy stuff
Other hot yummy stuff
Did someone say whiskey?

Parking
Parking will be ON SITE, and you will have access to your vehicle each loop to refuel, resupply and change clothes as necessary (This could change, not likely but could, depending on the weather, so bring a drop bag just in case)

FAQ

Event Address:
8672 Camp Road
Mt. Vernon, OH 43050


Course (10K loop): Course Preview
Lodging
There are a plethora of Hotels in both Mt. Vernon, Ohio and at Exit 131 off I-71 (Sunbury, Ohio). It all depends on where you are coming from.

Cell Coverage
There is plenty! Verizon works very well, T-Mobile is good enough and AT&T I am not sure about

Parking
Parking will be ON SITE, and you will have access to your vehicle each loop to refuel, resupply and change clothes as necessary (This could change, not likely but could, depending on the weather, so bring a drop bag just in case)

Aid Station
There will be a single aid station, at the loop begin/end. It will have the traditional fare, but I highly encourage you to bring your own, as it's going to be a long day.
Fire
Hot Chicken and/or Beef Broth
Hot Water
Cookies
Pretzels
Water
Electrolyte drink
Candy
Other yummy stuff
Other hot yummy stuff

Local time: 7:16 AM
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