Sunset 6/12/24 Hour Endurance Run
Friday and Saturday November 27 –28, 2015
A link to the entry form is near the bottom of this page.
Sunset Lake, Benton
(see directions below)
The 24 hour run will being at 7:30pm on Friday, November 27.
The 6 and 12 hour runs will begin at 7:30am on Saturday, November 28.
Check-in will be 30 minutes prior to the start time of the event you are running.
The course will follow a one mile paved loop around Sunset Lake
(The actual certified distance is 1.015 miles.)
There will lighting on part of the trail loop after dark
it is recommended that the 24 hour runners bring a flashlight or headlamp
unless they are comfortable running in the dark.
Tentatively none (in which case donations will be gladly accepted to help offset costs)
Water, Gatorade and soft drinks will be provided along with chips, pretzels, cookies, crackers, peanut butter, bananas, and boiled potatoes. Runners are welcome to bring any other desired personal food items for themselves or to share.
Runners are encouraged to bring a water bottle and/or another personal container either marked with their name or carried with them to minimize the use of disposable cups, thus avoiding unnecessary trash.
We will have Overall,Masters, Grand Masters, and Senors male/female first place (only) awards for each event.
No DNFs – Runners will be credited with the total number of miles completed (completed full loops only) regardless of how long they run. Runners may stop at any time they decide they have had enough fun! However, runners who change to a different run category will not be eligible for an award.
Runners are welcome to bring someone with them to help count laps, crew, or just cheer them on.
Mileage credit will be based on completed laps.
(on-line entry will be activated later)
Although there is no entry fee, advance registration is strongly encouraged so that we will have some idea of the number of people to prepare for. It will make it easier for the volunteers, especially Saturday morning since the 24 hour race will be going on.
This form may be submitted by e-mail or simply provide the registration information in an e-mail.
There will be a waiver for all participants to sign on race day.
Directions – Map
Coming from Little Rock and points farther away, take westbound I-30, take the Sevier Street exit (Exit 116), cross the bridge, turn right and go down to the frontage road. Turn left on the frontage road and go just over 3/10 mile west. You will pass Holland Chapel Church and the Saline County Fairgrounds. Turn left on Fairfield Street which is just past the fairgrounds. You will pass the National Guard Armory on your right and then you will see Sunset Lake on your right. Park anywhere around the lake except the upper parking lot next to the dog park.
From eastbound I-30, take the Sevier Street exit (Exit 116). Bear left on the frontage road. Turn right on to Fairfield Street which will be the first right after you enter the frontage road. Stay on Fairfield Street to Sunset Lake.
Questions may be referred to Pete Ireland.