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GBRC 6H / 8H ULTRA Marathon and 15.5H Summer Solstice Challenge

Date

Jun 28 2014

Location

Green Bay WI

Contact Information

Ann@greenbayrunningclub.com

Event Website

http://www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=14179WI

Event Host

Green Bay Running Club

Distances

  • Ultra
  • Timed

Region

Central

Event Information

GBRC 6 Hour / 8 Hour Ultra Marathon and Summer Solstice Challenge Join Green Bay Running Club for their 4th annual ultra running event! Choose 6 Hours, 8 Hours or 15.5 Hours to accumulate as many miles as you wish. The number of laps will be counted for each competitor. Information about each runner’s progress will be available during the run. Runners may stop to rest and restart running as they please. Location: University of Wisconsin Green Bay Campus. We will start in the Parking Lot at Shorewood Golf Course. The Course: We will be running a 4.4 mile loop around the UWGB campus. The trail consists of sections of crushed limestone (45%), wood chips (50%) and asphalt (5%). The wood chipped sections contain some hilly portions, but are easy on the legs. Start Time: 5:00AM - ALL runners Aid Stations / Food: This is a GREEN event! Each participant is required to carry a water bottle. We will provide Gatorade and water on the course. There will be some great ultra staples available at the start/finish line. You will pass this point every 4.4 miles. Aid Station 2 is at mile 1.8 and Aid Station 3 is at mile 3.2. The Start/Finish aid station will be stocked with the usual assortment of snacks, pretzels, bananas, cookies, water and Gatorade. AS2 will have water/Gatorade as well as towels you can soak in ice cold water. AS3 will have water/Gatorade AND our famous watermellon!! ANNOUNCING our new event for 2014…The Summer Solstice Challenge!! The challenge will start at sunrise (5:09AM) and end at sunset (8:41PM) for a 15hour 31min event. Please watch for updates on our website: www.greenbayrunningclub.org or our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GBRCultra Awards: ALL runners receive a finisher’s medal. Top Male and Female Finishers of each event will receive an award.

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