START and FINISH: Pine Hollow, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, Ohio (See Driving Directions.)
DATE: Sunday, March 30, 2014
EVENTS: 50km and 25km trail races
50K: 8:00 a.m (7:00 a.m Early Start option);
25K: 9:00 a.m. Course Closes 4:00 p.m.
(9 hour limit for 50K Early Start option)
PACKET PICKUP: Saturday, March 29, from 1-5 p.m. at Vertical Runner - Hudson or at Pine Hollow, day of run.
COURSE: 25k trail loop within the Virginia Kendall unit of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, including the Salt Run, Lake, Ledges, Boston Run, Pine Grove, and Cross Country Trails. 50k runners repeat 25k course. (See course map.)
- Course entirely on trails (99.5% pavement-free)
- Preview parts of the Burning River 100 course
- A nice preparation run for the longer summer trail races and ultramarathons
- Unique award for 50K finishers
Aid stations: Every 3 to 5 miles stocked with water, food, and beverage provided by Hammer Nutrition. Participants are encouraged to carry a water bottle. (More Aid Station info.)
NEW FOR 2014: Customize your bib! Add any 9 characters you want to your bib (e.g. nickname, special instructions, commentary)
IMPORTANT!!! - CHANGING DISTANCES: If you register for the 50K, you may opt for the 25K distance instead but must notify race management before the race.
REFUNDS: No refunds or transfers.
WHAT YOU GET: SWAG TBA. Those completing 50K also earn a unique finisher award. Post-race refreshments for all participants.