XTERRA Rock Dallas Trail Run 2017

EVENT STARTS MAY 27, 2017

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DATE, LOCATION & EVENT

Race Date: May 27th, 2017 8:00pm (*night-run)

Location: Murrell Park, Northshore Trail, Lake Grapevine (880 Simmons Rd, Flower Mound TX 75022)

Event: Choose from a 5K, 15K or 13.1m trail run on the Northshore Trail of Grapevine Lake. This race is part of the XTERRA Trail Running Series - some of the most recognizable, enjoyable, sometimes rooted, sometimes rocky, tree ducking, creek crossing, hill climbing, dirt on your shirt, sweat in your eye trail runs on the planet.

 

PRICING

- 5k:

     -$40 until 11:59pm (CST) May 3rd
     -$50 until 11:59pm (CST) May 24 (Online Registration Closes)
     -$60 until 7:30am (CST) May 27th (Race Day On-site and UPON AVAILABILITY)

- 15k:

     -$60 until 11:59pm (CST) May 3rd
     -$70 until 11:59pm (CST) May 24 (Online Registration Closes)
     -$80 until 7:30am (CST) May 27th (Race Day On-site and UPON AVAILABILITY)

- 13.1mile Half Marathon:

     -$80 until 11:59pm (CST) May 3rd
     -$90 until 11:59pm (CST) May 24 (Online Registration Closes)
     -$100 until 7:30am (CST) May 27th (Race Day On-site and UPON AVAILABILITY)


Notes:
*Registration includes: A fun, well organized event, t-shirt, racer raffle, finisher medal & post race food/beverage.
*XTERRA Rock Dallas Trail Run will be limited to 200 athletes.
*Age-group awards are based on racing age on December 31, 2017.
*Right to Cancel or Reschedule – Terra Firma Racing LLC reserves the right in the event of inclement weather, emergency, or natural disaster to cancel the race or move to a later time that day or alternate date within the year (if available). In the event of a CANCELLATION with no ability to reschedule, there will be NO REFUND OF ENTRY FEES.  Each athlete must accept any such risk for their entry paid.

 

COURSE

These are night runs! You must You must have a headlamp or flashlight and a backup light is strongly recommended. The course will be marked with reflective arrows that will be easy to follow at night you’re your headlamps turned on.

– 5k Trail Run (actual distance is  3.5miles)

-1 counter clockwise lap of the DORBA loop 2 on the east end of trail.  All single track. Fast & Flowy.  
-Course will be marked by RED arrows and WHITE XTERRA tape.
-Aid Station (1)
     -mid-way - Gatorade, water (We are going green this year and aid stations will not be stocked with cups. Please carry your own water bottle or hydration pack to refill at aid stations.)  

- 15k Trail Run

-1 counter clockwise lap of the DORBA loop 1, 5 & 6 on the west east end of trail.  All single track. Fast & Flowy on Loop 1 and 5, then technical rock garden sections and short, choppy hills on Loop 6.  
-Course will be marked by BLUE arrows and WHITE XTERRA tape.
-Aid Stations (5)
     -Every 1.5 mile to 2 miles - Gatorade, water (We are going green this year and aid stations will not be stocked with cups. Please carry your own water bottle or hydration pack to refill at aid stations.)  

- 13.1mile Trail Run (Half Marathon) (actual distance 13.3 miles)

-1 counter clockwise lap of the DORBA loop 1, 5, 6 & 7 on the west east end of trail.  All single track. Fast & Flowy on Loop 1 and 5, then technical rock garden sections and short, choppy hills on Loop 6 & 7.  
-Course will be marked by BLUE arrows and WHITE XTERRA tape.
-Aid Stations (7)
     -Every 1.5 to 2 miles, - Gatorade, water (We are going green this year and aid stations will not be stocked with cups. Please carry your own water or hydration pack to refill at aid stations.) 


If you DNF from the RUN for any reason, PLEASE go directly to the RACE DIRECTOR or TIMING COMPANY!

Note: NO LITTERING THE COURSE. KEEP THE PARK BETTER THAN WE FOUND IT.

 

GENERAL OVERVIEW

- PRIMARY parking is located along the park road toward transition. This area is normally closed to the public, but the gate will be open on race day, and manned by a volunteer to allow racers/spectators in.

Note:  Northshore is a public trail and will NOT be closed just for this event so please be courteous of your fellow outdoor enthusiasts.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

May 25 (Thursday)
-Course open for running - Tentatively marked by 4:00pm

May 26 (Friday)
-Packet Pickup & Late Registration (if not full) - TBD
-Course open for running ALL DAY

May 27 (Sat) RACE DAY

-Packet Pickup - 6:30pm - 7:30pm – Murrell Park, follow signs after entering at guard gate (Race Site) 880 Simmons Rd, Flower Mound TX 75022
-Pre-race brief - 7:45pm (Race Start – near old Boat ramp)
-Race starts - 8:00pm
-Race awards:

   5k - 9pm
   15k - 10pm
   13.1m - 11:15pm

-Park closes at 10pm. You can leave the park, but no one can reenter the park after 10pm. The guard gate locks automatically.

 

DIRECTIONS AND LODGING

Address:
880 Simmons Rd
Flower Mound TX 75022

Camping:

Murrell Park, Lake Grapevine
Camping is available at area campsites. However, it is Memorial Day weekend, and reservations are required. Reserve early at Reserve America

Hotel/Motel Accommodations:
​-Google lodging options for Grapevine, TX or Flower Mound, TX

 

AWARDS

Males: 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Females: 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

 

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