Monday, June 10, 2013

Local 50Ks in September/October

Here is some info on two 50KM races 2 or less hours from DC in the late fall of 2013......will post more as I find out more...

GUNPOWDER KEG ULTRA TRAIL RACES

http://www.brrc.com/distance/50k

* Name: Gunpowder Keg 50K Trail Race
* Date: September 23, 2006 8AM
* Location: Gunpowder State Park, Hereford
Race Directors: Chris Cucuzzella
* THREE LOOPS 50K
* 1 hour 15 minutes away from home 







Runners cannot accept any aid from anyone (crew, family, friend, “stranger”, bicycle) beyond 100 feet of an Aid Station. (Of course in an emergency/crisis situation, runners should accept aid from anyone who is available to assist with their needs!)
There are 6 road crossings on the course. Only 1 road crossing will offer runners the right of way. 
The New River Trail is a multi-use trail. Expect to share the trail with other users including cyclist and horses and riders. Horses have the right of way. When approaching from behind, slow down and ask to pass on the riders left.  
Runners are permitted to use personal listening devices, yet should remain able to stay
aware of their surroundings.All runners have 7 hours (That is a 13.5 minute pace) to complete the race. The race will start at 8am sharp. We will start breaking down the finish line area shortly after 3pm. 

Other races:



October 11-13, 2013
Please read all of this information.
While the Trilogy is designed as a three day stage race, those wishing to run only one or two of the races may submit entries for individual races. See the Entry Form for more details.
* Race is limited to 100 participants. Entrants must be at least 18. Sorry, but there are no pets allowed at The Mountain Institute.
Registration for the complete Trilogy, the 50k and the 50 mile closes September 27, 2013.
* Start Times:  50k on Friday 7:00am, 50 mile on Saturday 6:00am, Half Marathon on Sunday 9:00am.
* The time limit to complete the 50k is 10.5 hours.  There are no cutoffs.   
* Trilogy 50K/50M/HM entrants will receive a Patagonia Cap 3 Zip Neck and a Run For The Hills Half Marathon cotton T and all meals.
* 50k only entrants will receive a Patagonia Capilene T-shirt and Thursday evening prerace meal.
* 50 mile only entrants will receive a Patagonia Cap 2 Zip Neck (long sleeve) and Friday evening prerace meal.
* Run For The Hills Half Marathon only entrants will receive a cotton T-shirt.
50k only- Thur prerace dinner, light prerace breakfast
50 mile only- Fri prerace dinner, light prerace breakfast
Half Marathon only - Sat prerace dinner, light prerace breakfast and Sun post race lunch
* Packet pickup for the Trilogy and individual 50k/50m/HM will begin at 4:30pm Thursday October 10 at the main yurt.
* Packets for the individual 50m/HM races may also be picked up on the evening before the race and for the HM beginning at 7:00am race day.
* There will be a brief prerace meeting at 7:00pm following dinner on Thursday as well as the following evenings.
* Refunds will be granted minus $10 through 9/20/13.  No entry fees will be refunded after this date; please do not ask.
* Contact information; Adam Casseday dr_casseday@yahoo.com 304-636-4944, or Dan Lehmann irunwv@gmail.com 304-924-5835
50k – 4871 feet gain









* Entrants so far click here.

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