Burning River Endurance Runs & Relay

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 4:00 a.m., Squires Castle

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The Burning River Endurance Run & Relay is an exciting 100 and 50 mile solo run and 100 mile relay held in Northeast Ohio.  The race travels through several of the region’s most scenic areas, including the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the Cleveland Metroparks and the Summit Metro Parks.

Starting at Squire’s Castle in Willoughby Hills, the 100 mile run and relay follow the scenic Cuyahoga River Valley Corridor through the Cleveland Metroparks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and Summit Metroparks before finishing in Downtown Cuyahoga Falls.  The 50 mile distance option also begins and Squire’s Castle and finishes at Boston Mills Ski Resort located in Peninsula, Ohio.

The 2018 Burning River 100 is a Western States qualifier, the 3rd leg of the Midwest Grand Slam of Ultarunning, and now a UTMB qualifying race!

Looking for lodging? BR will once again partner with the Sheraton in Cuyahoga Falls.  2018 lodging details are coming soon!

2017 Burning River 100 Information Guide – Rev 2

Burning River Results

Burning River Training Runs

DISTANCE

  • 100M (4:00 a.m. start)
  • 50M (5:00 a.m. start)
  • 50M Back Half (6:00 p.m. start)
  • 4 and 8 person 100M relay (6:00 a.m. start)

RELAY POINTS

  • Subject to change
  • Squires Castle (Start) to Polo Fields (11.5 miles)
  • Polo Fields to Egbert (15 miles)
  • Egbert to Ottawa Point (15.7 miles)
  • Ottawa Point to Boston Mills (8.5 miles)
  • Boston Mills to Ledges (16.2 miles)
  • Ledges to Pine Hollow II (9.6 miles)
  • Pine Hollow II to Botzum Parking lot (16.1 miles)
  • Botzum to Finish (9.6 miles)
  • 4 person team members can run consecutive sections or choose to alternate legs. Example: RunnerA on a four person team may choose to run legs 1 & 5, RunnerB may run leg 2, RunnerC may run leg 3 and 6 and RunnerD may run legs 4, 7, and 8.

PACKET PICKUP

  • Friday, July 27th, 2:00-8:00p.m.
    Sheraton Suites
    1989 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

SWAG

  • 100M – Something awesome is in the works, 2018 Burning River Poster and BR sticker
  • 50M – Something awesome is in the works, and BR sticker
  • Relay – Something awesome is in the works, and BR sticker

AWARDS

  • 100, 50M and 50M Back Half – 1st -5th Overall Male and Female
  • Top 1 in the following 10 year age groups: 0-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • Relay – Relay Awards for Top 1 Men’s Team, Women’s Team, and Co-Ed Team for 4 and 8 person teams.
    Female participants must run at least 25% of the segments to be considered for Co-ed awards.

CUT OFF

  • 100M – All finishers within the 30 hour time limit will receive a modern belt buckle that can also be worn as a pendant. This one-of-kind special design is one you’ll be proud to wear!
  • 50M – All finishers within the 15 hour time limit with receive a 50M medal.
  • 50M Back Half – All finishers within the 16 hour time limit will receive a 50M Back Half Medal.
  • Relay – All teams finishing within the 28 hour time limit will receive relay medals for each team member.

REGISTRATION INFO

  • 100M – $210 Early Bird Registration through Dec 31st / $240 Jan 1st through April 30th / $275 May 1st through June 30th / $315 Late Registration July 1st through Race Day
  • 50M/50M Back Half – $125 Early Bird Registration through Dec 31st / $145 Jan 1st through April 30th / $170 May 1st through June 30th / $195 Late Registration July 1st through Race Day
  • 4 Person Relay Team Member* – $95 Early Bird Registration through Dec 31st / $100 Jan 1st through April 30th / $110 May 1st through June 30th / $120 Late Registration July 1st through Race Day
  • 8 Person Relay Team Member* – $60 Early Bird Registration through Dec 31st / $70 Jan 1st through April 30th / $80 May 1st through June 30th / $90 Late Registration July 1st through Race Day
  • Want to waive your registration fees?  Raise funds for our local trails!  See details below.

*Please note – This pricing is per person. Team members register and pay individually.

RACE REGISTRATION CAPS

  • 100M – 275
  • 50M – 250
  • 50M Back Half – 170
  • 8 Person Relay Teams – 50
  • 4 Person Relay Teams – 30

Interested in waiving your registration fees by raising funds for The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cleveland Metroparks, and Summit Metro Parks Foundation?  You can choose to become a fundraiser during registration.

PEER TO PEER FUNDRAISING OPTION
Fundraisers can waive their registration fees by raising money for our local parks!  This year you don’t have to pick your favorite – all funds raised will be split between the 3 park systems.
Sign up to raise funds for the Conservancy for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cleveland Metroparks, and Summit Metro Parks Foundation and help ensure quality Ohio trails for years to come.

FUNDRAISING MINIMUMS

  • 100M – $500
  • 50M – $275
  • Relay Team Members – $200 per member
  • Fundraising minimums must be met prior to starting the race.

REFUND POLICY

  • Solo – entrants may receive 50% refund of entry fee but must notify race management no later than May 31, 2018. No transfers between participants.
  • Relay – No refunds of entry fees. There will be a $25 fee to process team member transfers.  Maximum 2 transfers per team.

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