ALAMO CITY ULTRA

50k-25k-10k-5k

Sept 1st 2018

Eisenhower Park, San Antonio

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The trails at Ike are a mix of wide pathways with small gravel to great climbing with really technical terrain. Most locals use the area for hill repeats and the terrain is challenging in a few parts as well. So be ready for a good mix of easy and tough terrain on this loop through an amazing City of San Antonio Park. 

 

SCHEDULE:

Thursday Aug 30th

PACKET PICKUP:

10-7pm at San Antonio Run Company 

7959 Broadway St #502, San Antonio, TX 78209

Friday Aug 31st:

PACKET PICKUP:

10-7pm at IRUN Bitters

iRun Bitters, 2602 NW Loop 1604, Suite 106, San Antonio, TX 78248 (located in the Bitters Crossing Shopping Center)

4-5 Race Meeting (Not Mandatory) in the store

Saturday Sept 1st

Packet Pickup: 

5am-8:30am at Start/Finish Pavillion 

6am 50k start

7:15am 25k start

8:00am 10k start

8:30 5k start

Hard Cutoff Time 7pm

 

Post Race Party 9pm till ??? Location TBD:

CUTOFFS:

The hard cutoff is 7pm which is 13 hours for the 50k. 

Last loop start time is 4pm. 

AID STATIONS/MAPS:

50k- 6 loops x 5.4 mile loop

Aid at 3.1 and 5.4 of every loop. 

25k- 3 loops x 5.4 mile loop

Aid at 3.1 and 5.4 of every loop. 

GPX FILE of the Loop--> LOOP 5.4

 

10k 2 loops x 3.1 mile loop

Aid at 3.1 of loop 

5k 1 loop x 3.1 mile loop

No Aid until Finish 

GPX File 3.1 --> File 3.1 Loop

WHAT'S ON THE TABLE

All aid stations (2) are FULL AID STATIONS and will be full stocked with Texas Style Goodies.

Drinks-Gatorade, Water and Hammer Nutrition (sponsor)

Red Bull at all aid stations and pre/post race (sponsor)

Sodas-Coke, Ginger ale and maybe some orange as well.

Electrolytes- Hammer Endurolytes

Sweet- Cookies, Candy, Peanut Butter, Nutella

Salty-Pringles, Trail Mix, PB&J

PB&js, Bean burrito rolls, fruit i.e. bananas, oranges, seasonal fruits.

Bearded Brothers Bars (sponsor)

Medical including bandages, vasoline, band aids and other medical needs. (NO NSAIDS i.e. ibuprofen) 

Trail Toes at all aid stations with tape pre/post race (sponsor)

Ice Buckets at Each Aid Station

Ice Chests with ICE at each aid Station

We will have everything you need at our aid stations and we usually throw in something to make it fun.

We have done sheet cake, pies, special candies, pineapple etc… You never know what the surprise will be!

CUPLESS RACING:

We do our best to limit the footprint we leave at races and on the trails. With that being said we DO NOT have cups at all the aid stations for water. We encourage all of our runners to use reusable cups, bottles and hydration packs to carry water in. 

PARKING:

All parking will be at the actual city park. 

DROP BAGS:

You may leave a bag at either of the locations on the course. 

PACERS/CREW:

There are no pacers for the race and crews can be at either location in the park. 

LODGING:

There is NO camping on friday or saturday at the event. 

TBD on a Host Hotel

Via google search for ya: https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHWA_enUS595US595&rlla=0&hotel_dates=2018-04-29%2C2018-04-30&hotel_occupancy=2&tbm=lcl&ei=i_rjWrGsBcakzwK1zK7YAQ&q=hotels+san+antonio&oq=hotels+san+antonio&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0j0i20i264k1l2j0l7.1995.4129.0.4461.14.8.1.4.4.0.190.1014.1j7.8.0....0...1c.1.64.psy-ab..1.13.1127...35i39k1j0i131i67k1j0i20i263k1j0i131k1j0i67k1j0i20i263i264k1j0i10k1j0i22i10i30k1j0i22i30k1.0.R4wtfsVPWPY#rlfi=hd:2018-04-29,2018-04-30;si:,29.430948193631465,-98.48738016639402;mv:!1m3!1d39603.91540249836!2d-98.60203877336403!3d29.60496258745002!3m2!1i1180!2i548!4f13.1

DIRECTIONS TO THE PARK:

Take 1604 North to Farm to Market Rd 1535/Military Hwy/Shavano Park North.

Go 1.8 miles, park is on the left side. All parking will be done inside the park. 

AIRPORTS:

The closest airport to this race would be San Antonio International Airport  9800 Airport Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78216

MAPS: 

 

SWAG:

MEDALS:

TBA

AWARDS:

Top 3 Men/Women + Top 2 Masters (50+) For Each Distance. We DO NOT do age group awards. 

BENEFICIARIES

Project Phoenix

Project Phoenix is a community outreach organization based in San Antonio, Texas that gives our members and community partners purpose, support, and family through community service projects and weekly events.

https://m.facebook.com/groups/1089055701136553

 

VOLUNTEERING:

With any race comes a small army that works behind the scenes to make it all happen. We think volunteers are the MOST important part of any race and we do our best to provide them with the best as well. If you have never been on the other side of the table then give it a shot.

Volunteer Shifts Range from 4-8 hours depending on event.

All of our volunteers will receive:

Race merchandise, and a provided meal on race day.

In Addition to this:

*If you volunteer for (1) Shift at any race you will get 50% off registration for any of our events in the future.

** If you volunteer for (2) Shifts at one race you will receive A FREE 100% Comped Entry into any one of our races in the future.

*** We will also have some shifts for our 100k and 100 mile races that we will give 100% comped entries for as well.

If you would like to volunteer please email us at volunteer@trailracingovertexas.com and we will send you a schedule of shifts that can be worked, as well as a description of the jobs and what they entail.

We will be providing VOLUNTEER TRAINING in the process as well once you have been selected for the position.