XTERRA Jurassic Trail Run 2017

EVENT STARTS JULY 8, 2017

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DATE, LOCATION & EVENT

Race Date: July 8th, 2017 8:15 pm (*night-run)

Location: Dinosaur Valley State Park, 1629 Park Rd 59, Glen Rose TX 76043

 

Event:

Come run where the Dinosaurs roamed! Long ago, dinosaurs left footprints in the mud at the edge of an ancient ocean. Today, you can run in their tracks at night, but don't let them catch you. Choose from a 5k, 15k, or 13.1 mile trail run and bring a headlamp or flashlight, because you will be running after sunset following a course of reflective arrows to help find your way!

The 5k will follow a trail near the river, while the 15k and 13.1 mile half marathon will explore the single track trails throughout the state park and along the river. The trails can be rocky and technical in spots, so bring your sense of adventure.

For those of you that don't know XTERRA - these are the most recognizable, enjoyable, rock jumping, tree ducking, creek crossing, hill climbing, dirt on your shirt, sweat in your eye trail runs on the planet.

PRICING *(INCLUDES STATE PARK FEE)

5k:

     -$47 until 11:59pm (CST) June 14th (Guarantees T-Shirt)
     -$57 until 11:59pm (CST) July 6th (Online Registration Closes)
     -$67 until 8:00pm (CST) July 8th (Race Day On-site and UPON AVAILABILITY)

15k:

     -$67 until 11:59pm (CST) June 14th (Guarantees T-Shirt)
     -$77 until 11:59pm (CST) July 6th (Online Registration Closes)
     -$87 until 8:00pm (CST) July 8th (Race Day On-site and UPON AVAILABILITY)

13.1mile Half Marathon:

     -$87 until 11:59pm (CST) June 14th (Guarantees T-Shirt)
     -$97 until 11:59pm (CST) July 6th (Online Registration Closes)
     -$107 until 8:00pm (CST) July 8th (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 & state park fee entrance.

*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

5k Trail Run

-The 5k loop runs from the amphitheater down to cross the river (yes you will get your feet wet early on), then makes a steep, rocky ascent to a scenic overlook before looping back down to cross the river again. The climb to the scenic overlook and back down are steep and rocky. You will cross the river twice (once at the start and once at the end of the loop).

-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 hydration pack to refill at aid stations.)

15k Trail Run

-The 15k loop runs from the amphitheater down to cross the river (yes you will get your feet wet early on), then heads out on a rocky trail that will take you around much of Dinosaur Valley State Park’s single track trails that are spread throughout the park. This is a challenging course but plenty of fun.

-Course will be marked by BLUE arrows and WHITE XTERRA tape.
-Aid Stations approx. every 2-3 miles - Gatorade, water (We are going green this year and aid stations will not be stocked with cups. Please carry your own hydration pack to refill at aid stations.)
 
13.1mile Trail Run (Half Marathon)

- The 13.1 mile (half marathon) loop runs from the amphitheater down to cross the river (yes you will get your feet wet early on), then heads out on a rocky trail that will take you around the perimeter of the park and include as many of the single track trails as we can squeeze in to get you the appropriate mileage. The trails are rocky and often steep and challenging. But for every uphill there is a down! Please carry a backup light source in case your primary burns out over the course of the race.

-Course will be marked by BLUE arrows and WHITE XTERRA tape.
-Aid Stations approx. every 2-3 miles - Gatorade, water (We are going green this year and aid stations will not be stocked with cups. Please carry your own hydration pack to refill at aid stations.)


GENERAL OVERVIEW

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-PRIMARY parking is located near Track Site 2 as well as to the north of the Amphitheater. We will have signs up to help direct you to the parking for the race that is closest to the amphitheater.  There is no parking at amphitheater, as we use that area for emergency vehicles, and the race flows in and out of that lot

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

-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.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

July 8th (Saturday) RACE DAY

-Race awards:

     5k – 9:30 pm (approx.)

   15k – 10:30 pm (approx.)

  13.1m – 11:30 pm (approx.)

 

DIRECTIONS

Address:

Dinosaur Valley State Park
1629 Park Rd 59
Glen Rose TX 76043

The park is located four miles west of Glen Rose. Take U.S. Highway 67 to FM 205 for four miles to Park Road 59; then go one mile to the headquarters.

The Park HQ is located at: Latitude (degrees, minutes, seconds) N: 32° 14' 46.50" Longitude (degrees, minutes, seconds) W: 97° 48' 48.13" 

 

LODGING

Camping is extra and you can register for a site through our registration page. We have reserved 15 spots with water/electric that are $25 per site, per night (SOLD OUT!). These sites are all in one area where the start/finish is, so if you want to be with our group, you should register through our site. The price is the same as the state park. We have been assigned a block of sites for our event. Camping is non-refundable.

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ARDS

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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About the XTERRA Trail Running Series

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