Race results

2017 race results: individual | team

Race Day

Those who preregistered should arrive 30–45 minutes before race start. If you are registering on race day, please arrive 45–60 minutes before race start.

a large crowd around a racer village

Schedule

Time Event
8:00 AM Startline 50K Solo Start
9:30 AM Startline 25K Solo Start
11:00 AM Grand Stay 50K Team Start (4-person)
  Grand Stay 25K Team Start (2-person)
  Grand Stay 12.5K Solo Start
1:00 PM Award Ceremony: 25K, 12.5K, TEAMS, and 50K overall winners
2:00 PM 50K Ultra Age Class Awards
4:00 PM Racer Village Closes

Day of registration and packet pick up | 7 AM–11 AM

Final lap cut-off is at 2:00 PM. All runners must begin their final lap of the course by 2:00 PM. Any runner behind this schedule will be pulled at the lap mark and not allowed to continue.

Timing and post-race food will be available for all racers who pass the 2:00 PM final lap cutoff regardless of finishing time.

Parking

There is no fee to park. If parking at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve fills, runners will be shuttled from a nearby location. Consider carpooling to help with congestion and reduce vehicle emissions.

Packet Pick-up

Preregistered racers will be able to pick up their packets prior to the race. Dates and times will be determined and posted.

Course Information

The race route is primarily an equestrian trail consisting of mowed grass and dirt. Spring in Minnesota can bring sun, rain, snow or ice; please prepare accordingly. There will be an unsupervised drop bag area near the start/finish available to store dry socks, shoes and other gear you may want to access during the race. 

Four aid stations are staffed by friendly volunteers and include water, sports drink, flat coke, bananas, salted potatoes, trail mix, gu’s, additional sustenance, a portable toilet, and Vaseline.

Average high is 59°F; average low is 38°F. Note: for runner safety, the course may be altered due to trail conditions.

Course map and elevation graph.

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