Flat Branch 100K, 50K | The Course
Brand New Race in 2022!
This is a rails to trails out and back starting from Flat Branch Park in downtown Columbia, Missouri. The race is named after Flat Branch creek, a water source for early settlers. More on the history of the area can be found here, https://comomag.com/2007/11/03/flat-branch-creek-of-dreams/.
Competitors will head southwest on the MKT (Missouri-Kansas-Texas) trail for about 9 miles before they intersect the Katy Trail just west of McBaine. From there, competitors will head west on the Katy Trail. The 50K turnaround is east of Rocheport and the 100K turnaround is just before the Missouri River crossing into downtown Boonville. The complete route can be found here, https://www.strava.com/routes/2910935132369533576.
The course will take you through historic towns and provide you with beautiful views of the Missouri River, bluffs and other spectacular features–both natural and man-made. More course photos coming soon.
100K 19 Hours
50K 11 Hours
Packet Picket will be at Fleet Feet in Columbia, Missouri. More details on that soon. They're in the process of moving to a bigger location.
Aid Stations/Drop Bags
There will be approximately 6 staffed aid stations with the typical aid station food, water and electrolytes. The first aid station will be at the start/finish line. The will be spaced approximately every 5 to 6 miles.
Drop bags for the 50K will be at the 50K turnaround. Drop bags for the 100K will be at the 50K turnaround and the 100K turnaround.
Division Winners | Race Shirt | Professional Photographs
Finisher awards, overall male and female awards (top 3) | Division winners (male/female): 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Only first place will receive a division winner award.
Every runner will receive a soft, very comfortable race shirt. Logo reveal coming soon. Professional photographs will be taken on the course and at the start/finish line. These will be posted and made available to you at no charge. In additional, the race will be chip timed.
Our goal is to have one or two food trucks at the start/finish line and a beer vendor. They will take cash or credit card. This isn't included in your entrant fee. However, water, electrolytes and typical aid station food will be available at no extra charge. Finisher, division and overall awards will be handed out at the start/finish line.
Ha Ha Racing Events does not issue refunds due to cancellation or postponement. Thank you.
Ha Ha Racing Events
Flat Branch 100K, 50K is one of several events in the Ha Ha Racing Events portfolio. Check out our website for details on all our races, HaHaRacingEvents.com.
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