Saturday, Apr 16, 2022

Mile 0 Flint Hills Trail Race

1400 South St, Osawatomie, KS 66064

Osawatomie, KS 50K, 20 Miler, 10 Miler, Fun Run

This Event Took Place Sat. Apr 16, 2022

Entry

Your 50k, 20 mile, and 10 mile entries includes:
Unisex tri-blend race shirts.
Fully stocked aid stations.
Pre and post race food.
Complimentary race photos.
Sponsor swag.
Great finisher medals.

Your Fun Run entry includes: Fully stocked aid stations, pre and post race food, complimentary race photos, and a lapel pin. Fun Run: Come and run any distance under 10 miles. Want to join in the fun but don't want to do more than 10 miles, this is your event! You are responsible for your own distance and timing results however you get all the fun included.

Start & Time Limit

50K @ 7:00am (10 hour time limit)
20m @ 7:00am (10 hour time limit)
10m @ 8:00am (8 hour time limit)
Fun Run @ 8:30am.
All distances are one out and back. We also believe everyone should have the opportunity to finish what they’ve started, especially something as demanding and mentally challenging as a 50K, 20M, and 10M. You have worked hard to complete this race and that’s exactly what we want you to do! We will cheer you on to the end. Be prepared to be encouraged, inspired, and above all, prove to yourself you can do anything you set your mind to! In order to receive a finisher award and a certified, recorded time you must finish within the allotted time frame.

Course Description

Midwest Endurance Race Co brings you the first Mile 0 Trail Race of the Midwest! The Flint Hills Trail is the longest of Kansas’ 3,000-plus miles of public trails. Its history is equally impressive, and a testament to the dedication, generosity and ingenuity of a small handful of Kansans who saw the possibilities for a multi-use, destination trail. For over a century, trains traveled what’s now the Flint Hills Trail. The last train ran the line in the early 1990s. Rails and ties were soon removed. Trees and brush quickly reclaimed the pathway.

The race will be held in mid-April when the weather is typically cool and sunny, although Kansas weather can be unpredictable. Just an hour south of Kansas City you will find The Flint Hills to be a beautiful escape from the big city.

Aid Stations

Aid Stations: Manned aid stations are fully stocked with water, hammer nutrition heed electrolyte drinks, snack foods, sandwiches, chips, candy, hammer gels, and more. Unmanned stations will be water only. Approximate distance between aid stations is 5 miles and water stations will be accessible within 2.5 miles each.

Late Registration

Late Registration will be available at Friday Packet Pickup and on Race Day. Race day registration will begin at 5:30 AM. Pre-register online to ensure your shirt size and save a few dollars.

Awards, Swag & Features

~ Timer Guys will be using Computerized Chip Timing for 10 mile, 20 mile and 50k distances.

~ The course is entirely on a flat, fast, crushed gravel trail, with manned aid stations every 5.0 miles and unmanned water stations approximately every 2.5 miles making is a great first-timer trail run!

~ Customized unisex technical blend race shirts for 10 mile, 20 mile and 50k runners. You must register by March 1st to guarantee your shirt size.

~ Great Distance-specific hardware for all finishers.

~ Finishers’ distance-specific oval sticker.

~ Unique Awards for the Top M/F Overall in 10 mile, 20 mile and 50k distances.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be on Friday, April 15th. Location will be announced closer to Race Day.

Race Day Packet Pickup at the race location starting at 5:30 AM.

Deferral/Transfer/Refund Policy

WE HAVE A NO REFUND, NO TRANSFER POLICY FOR THIS RACE, HOWEVER, runners may defer their race entries to the same race the following year by notifying the Race Director a minimum of 10 days prior to the event. Deferral will not be permitted for any runner making a request less than 10 days before the scheduled event and we do NOT offer refunds. The race deferral is good for one year only. Requests for deferral must be submitted to the Race Director by email, communicating through the UltraSignup registration site.

Race Booklet

The race booklet will be available closer to the event date. Please read through the booklet with the detailed race information. This will include packet pick up times and location, guidelines for the race, course profile, award information, lodging information, etc.

Covid-19 Protocols

We are committed to following both federal, state, and municipal COVID-19 guidelines.

IF YOU ARE SICK, STAY HOME! Avoid the risk of infecting others. This applies to you, your support crew and your spectators. If you, or someone who you have been in close contact with, have tested positive or experiencing symptoms for COVID-19 in the past few weeks, please stay home and contact your local health authority to confirm the protocols you must follow. We will try to have extra masks and hand sanitizer available for runners, but you and your crew should come prepared to keep both yourself and others safe.

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