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LAST MINUTE UPDATE:
Course has been marked with orange ribbons (keep the ribbons on your left) and a spray painted few arrows (orange) along some of the road surfaces. Cones will be places along meadows or along park roads / parking areas. Run to one... then you will be able to see the next.
Within the first 3 miles you will run through a "Pioneer Village" and they are having a festival this weekend. Follow the cones / ribbons / Yellow trail through this section. Also, you will being running through a boy scount camp out... just follow the cones though the tents.
I ran part of the course this afternoon. Very runnable. (not muddy). As long as the rains are reasonable tonight the trail will be fine.
WHAT: 5th Dawg Gone Long Run 50 Mile Trail Race
WHEN: June 29, 2013 6:30a
WHERE: Caesar Creek State Park, Start/Finish - Visitor Center 4020 N. Clarksville Road Waynesville, OH 45068-9408
Cost: $40 with shirt. (No shirts guaranteed after June 14th).
(PLEASE Email a RD if you plan on using race day sign-up race... helps us get the right amount of aid).
Some of the best single-track around Caesar Creek lake south of SR 73. The largest hill is about 80', however the elevation changes are substantial due to almost constant rollers. Approx 2900'of "rolling".
We will have 2 "manned" aid stations at the start/finish and at the top the 50 Springs entrance. Any drop bags will be taken to the 50 Spring Aid station. These two aid stations will have Hammer Products, Water, Peanut-butter and Jelly sandwiches, Peanut-butter crackers, pretzel rods and an assortment of other products.
The other "unmanned" stations (we will visit them every 30 minutes or so) will have Water, Pretzels and something sweet... Fruit Snacks seem to be a favorite. If you need to drop just stop at one of the aid stations and we will get you back to the start. We have custom awards for the top 3 male/female.
Unique awards for top 3 overall Male / Female.
Please try to maintain a ~16 minute mile.
PARKING: Caesar Creek State Park, Visitor Center - 4020 N. Clarksville Road Waynesville, OH 45068-9408
REGISTRATION: Register Online. $40 with shirt. (No shirts guaranteed after June 14th, final online sign-up June 25th). $40 race day.
Meet some new friends and have a great time while making a valuable contribution to the local running community by volunteering at this event. If you would like to help, please contact the race director(s) (above), and we'll be sure to find a job for you!