Nitehawk Year-Round Adventure Park

Grande Ultra Series 2020

RACE DETAILS:

The “GRISLY 26” (Grande Cache)
Saturday May 23, 2020

The “HAWK 26” (Grande Prairie)
Saturday July 11, 2020

 

How The Race Works

Solo Runners Starting at 8am, participants have 1 hour to complete an approximately 6.5km loop. Finish Loop 1 before 9am, and you can use your remaining time to rest, hydrate, change gear etc. These loops continue every hour on the hour until only one runner remains.

“The Bell Lap” or the final lap will occur at 9am on Sunday. In order to “Win” the event and be declared “The Last Person Standing” you must be running against someone in “The Bell Lap”. During “The Bell Lap”, a relay member will count as a competitor, however a relay team will not be declared the winner. Should there be more than one soloist in “The Bell Lap”, the fastest of the remaining soloists will be declared “The Winner.”

If there are no racers left for “The Bell Lap” and for a racer to be declared “The Last Person Running” the racer must run one more last than 2nd place. In this event, no one will be declared “The Winner”.

*Racers who fail to complete the lap within the hour will have the opportunity to rejoin the race, if they so desire. They will, however, be exempt from prizing and their bib will be exchanged for a non-competitive bib. Racers who fail to complete a lap but would like to continue would have to wait one full lap before re-entering the race.

Awards will be presented to top males and females in the following categories; 17 and under, Adults, Masters 40+.

Relay Runners

A Relay team can consist of 2 or 3 runners.
 
Starting at 8am, runner one has 1 hour to complete the 6.5km loop. Finish Loop 1 before 9am, and you can use your remaining time to rest, hydrate, change gear etc. These loops continue every hour on the hour. Once the runner has successfully completed their lap they may continue or tag in another team member. Relay members must complete a full lap before tagging in the next relay member.
 
*Relay teams who fail to complete the lap within the hour will have the opportunity to rejoin the race, if they so desire. They will, however, be exempt from prizing and their bib will be exchanged for a non-competitive bib. Racers who fail to complete a lap but would like to continue would have to wait one full lap before re-entering the race.
 
Awards will be presented to the top three relay teams.

Conclusion

This format is an amazing way to log great mileage, with fantastic people, on an awesome course!

Medals and awards

Soloist Age Categories:

YOUTH Category: 17 and Under Male & Female:
Awards presented to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers

ADULT Category: 18+ Male & Female:
Awards presented to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers

MASTERS Category:
40+ Male & Female:

Awards presented to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers

ALL Participants will receive a custom Event Participation Medal.
(Only those in attendance and participating, will be awarded this medal.
Medals must be collected race day. Medals will not be mailed.)

Winner

A winner is someone who completes the entire race including. They must be running against someone in “The Bell Lap” (Soloist or Relay Team member). The winner will receive a plaque, a participation medal and their name will be engraved on the Soloist Trophy


Race Lottery – $1,000 CASH Prize

Soloists and relay teams will be eligible to win. Soloists will receive an “individual” entry for every “eligible” lap completed. Soloists will not receive an entry for laps completed post disqualification. Relay teams will receive a “team” entry for every “eligible” lap completed. The team will not receive an entry for laps completed post disqualification. Winner will be drawn following the last lap. Winner must be present at the time of draw. If the winner is a soloist, they will win the entire $1000 prize. If the winner is a team, the team will share the $1000 prize.

REFUND POLICY

All race entries are nonrefundable but may be transferred to another individual/team prior to race day.

 

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