​Memorial Day Weekend 6 and 12 Mile Trail Race -- BTC DISCOUNT

 

 

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Saturday, May 26th, Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, Alabama, south of Birmingham. 
The race will start at 8AM at the Redbud Pavilion, near the BMX Track on Tranquility Rd.
**Race shirts are included with registration but you must register before May 14th to get a shirt**

Directions to the Start: 
From Hwy 280 - The North Entrance: Turn off of Hwy 280 heading west on Hwy 119, Cahaba Valley Rd.  Drive 3.2 miles to the Oak Mountain State Park entrance at Oak Mountain Lake Rd. - John Findley Dr.  The sign is small and easy to miss. Follow the park road 4.4 miles to Tranquility Rd on your left.  (Just past the 4 mile post.)  The Redbud Pavilion is the first pavilion on your right. Map from Hwy 280.  
 Total distance from Hwy 280 is 7.7 miles.
From I 65 the South Entrance: take Hwy 119 (Cahaba Valley Rd) exit off Interstate 65.  Head west to the intersection with State Park Rd and turn left.  Drive 1.9 miles to the intersection with John Findley Dr. (State Park Rd) and turn left into the park.  Drive 4.3 miles to the right turn into Tranquility Rd.  (Just before the 4 mile post.)  The Red Bud Pavilion is the first pavilion on your right. Map from I-65 at Hwy 119.  Total distance from I 65, 6.4 miles.

Weekend Schedule:​
Friday, May 25th - Late registration will be at Mountain High Outfitters Store located on Hwy 280 across from Whole Foods from 4:30 PM until 6:00 PM.  Race packets may be picked up at this time. Address: 2800 Cahaba Village Plaza Suite 250, Birmingham, AL 35243
Saturday, May 26th - Late registration and package pickup will be open form about  7:00 AM. until 7:45 AM. at the Redbud Pavilion.
Runners registering after May 20th cannot be guaranteed a race shirt.  Please register early. The entry fee into the park is $5 per person.
Registration Fee:  Registration for the 6 mile race is $ 40.00 and the 12 mile race is $ 50.00 if you register before May 14th. 


​The Memorial Day Race likely be very hot. All runners should carry water at all times on the course. Last year, 6 mile runners finish times ranged from 50 minutes to over 2 hours. 12 mile times ranged from 1:45 to over 4 hours. There is NO water on the course except at the start/finish aid station. Be sure to carry enough to get you back to the finish. Hydration belts and packs work fine. Hand held bottles are also good.
 
Awards 
​First Place Male and Female winners in the 12 Mile will receive Salomon Gift Certificates.
​First Place Male and Female winners in the 12 & 6 Mile will each receive a pair of Altra Trail Shoes.

6 Mile and 12 Mile Winners:  Awards will be give to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall, Male and Female. 
Masters 40 - 49, Grand Master 50 - 59 and Ultra Grand Master 60+ Male and Female.​

Results are posted on Ultrasignup.com