Sunset 6/12/24 Hour Endurance Run
Friday and Saturday November 28 –29, 2014
Race #5 in the 2014-2015 Ultra Trail Series
Tentative details are shown below. There is a link to the entry form farther down the page.
Sunset Lake, Benton
(see directions below)
The 24 hour run will being at 7:30pm on Friday, November 28.
The 6 and 12 hour runs will begin at 7:30am on Saturday, November 29.
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 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.
None (donations will be gladly accepted to help offset costs)
No Fees, Few Frills
Water, Gatorade and soft drinks will be provided along with chips, cookies, crackers, peanut butter, bananas, boiled potatoes, and soup. Runners are welcome to bring any other desired personal food items.
Runners are encouraged to bring a water bottle and/or another personal container either marked with their name or carried with them to use for liquids 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 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 or just cheer them on.
Although there is no entry fee, advance registration is encouraged so that we will have some idea of the number of people to prepare for.
This form may be submitted by e-mail.
There will be a waiver to sign on race day.
Directions - Map
From 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. Just past the National Guard Armory you will see Sunset Lake on your right. Park anywhere around the lake except the upper parking lot by 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.