Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 @ 8:30 AM

Centurion Ultra Trail Event

700 Peters Lane

Stratford, CT Blue Buckle 33 Hours, White Buckle 30 Hours, Red Buckle 24 Hours

Registration closes: Wed, Jun 7 @ 11:59PM

Marching Against Time!

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all." Helen Keller
Do 100 miles and choose your 100 mile buckle !. The Roosevelt Forest Ultras are a series of 6 trail races through picturesque Roosevelt Forest, Stratford Connecticut. Races include a 24/30/33 Hour Ultra, 30 Hour Ultra, 9 Hour Ultra, 6 Hour Ultra, Half Marathon, and a Winter 5K. All races feature small, intimate fields of 50 to 75 runners, lap courses of 2-5 miles, and are well known for unique medals and swag. This is a "TRAIL" race and not flat dirt; you earn your 100 mile buckle, so training is required for mid-packers, podium runners and for the novice, enter the Forgotten 9 Hour in April to get a taste. Again, you "buckle" here and you can do a 100 miler anywhere just ask the Guy that went on to the Moab 240!
It's going to be EPIC !
The Centurion Ultra Trail Event will take place on Saturday and Sunday June 10/11 2023, starting 8:30am. Go for as long as you wish:100 miles, 100K, 50 miles, 26.2 and experience night running. There are no DNF'S, everyone gets a Finisher's Medal. The course has rolling hills, single and double tracks, including roots, rocks, and hills, typical New England; with one out- and back. A doable "100 mile Buckle" is offered in 3 different races. There are limited spaces (25 slots per color) and buckles for 100 mile in 24 hours (Red), 100 miles in 30 hours (White), 100 miles in 33 hours (Blue) and 100K (Red) !

Bib/Packet Pickup

Bib/Packet pickup begins at 3pm to 6pm on Friday June 9th, at which time you can set up your own "Rest and Recuperation" (R&R) area; (NO overnight camping allowed per Town Ordinance/Friday night). Also, access to your vehicle will be nearby also picnic tables picnic tables. Access, again will be on Saturday morning after 6:30am for "Rest and Recuperation" (R&R) area placement. The pavilion is the main aid station for the 2.75 mile "out and back" loop course with the usual ultra foods plus pizza about noon on Saturday, dinner about 5pm and breakfast sandwiches about 8am. Bib and swag pick up is here also. Tees (for those who purchased) will be at the pavilion, also other items to buy, if desired. The race start time is the same: 8:30am till 24 hour (8:30AM) Sunday, 30 hours (2:30pm Sunday) or 33 hours which is (5:30pm Sunday).

Awards and Buckles

The Podium is for the fastest and most miles in 24 hours, then 30 hours and finally 33 hours; meaning you can get one 100 mile buckle and be able to Podium by your completed time in the race you signed up for. Podium awards will run 3 deep (1st to 3rd) for each race and final decision is with the Timer-Man. Also, an incredible buckle will be given at no additional charge to all those achieving 100 miles in their respective races. All will receive a finisher's medal for entering; for buckles: the largest is Red 24, White 30, Blue 33 hours. A 24 hour Participant can run longer to obtain a next level buckle, but cannot Podium; conversely a 30 or 33 hour Participant can move up to a White or Red buckle and Podium! If you desire to see how many miles you can do, sign up for the 33 hour. Questions? (see email below).


Update: A crew of two is allowed; note on pacing: there will be a $50 charge for anyone pacing from midnight to race's end or a $25 charge for 6 hours to race's end, this to cover food, insurance, some swag, hydration, etc. There will be a Pacer bracelet given with the participant's name on it and placed on the Pacer's arm, also the Pacer needs to sign a waiver form and an emergency name and number form; this will be done at the race and can be done at anytime, namely making sure the participant is close to their goal; NO BRACELET AND FOUND PACING; PARTICIPANT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, absolutely no excuses here.

Note: Finalizing:

Incentive number 2: if you do not make 100 miles in your race, but achieve a secondary goal of running 100K (62.4 miles), you will receive a commemorative buckle; for 100 milers: either or, not both, same pacing rules apply.
Also, note: To maintain the competitive integrity of the event, registration is FINAL. Please understand that there are absolutely no refunds, bib transfers or race deferrals for any reason. CDC/State/Town requirements are strictly applied.
Are you in for the march of miles against time? This is part of the roosevelt forest ultra series. Thank you for your support and safe training and travel to all. Happy trails, Lou RD (Questions?: email:


Lastly, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Roosevelt Forest Commission, Stratford EMS and Stratford's Veterans Museum and others.
Are you in for the march of miles against time? Thank you, Lou RD

Local time: 3:35 PM


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