jackalope jam
6h, 12hr, 24hr, 48HR, and 72HR
SOLO, RELAY, and RUCK

Feb 22-25th 2018

7il Ranch
Cat SPring, Texas

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Jackalope Jam is a 6hr, 12hr, 24hr, 48hr, and 72hr format. We will award medals for 26.2 mile and 50 mile distances. We are also giving out buckles for 100k, 100M, 150M, 200M, and 250M distances. The race is at sea level at 7IL Ranch. The course will be gravel based and will not be shaded.

The loop will be exactly 1.0 mile and on a short grass/small gravel farm road. 

VIDEO HERE --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAriWhQ_pnA


SCHEDULE

Thursday February 22
7:00 am - 9:00 am Packet Pickup
9:00 am 72 Hour Race Start

Friday February 23
7:00 am - 7:00 pm Packet Pickup
9:00 am 48 Hour Race Start

Saturday February 24
7:00 am - 9:00 am Packet Pickup
9:00 am 24hr, 12hr, and 6hr Start
3:00 pm 6hr race DONE
9:00 pm 12hr race DONE

Sunday February 25
9:00 am All races DONE.

CUTOFFS

The cutoffs are time based according to the title of each race.
Saturday 3:00 pm 6hr race cutoff
Saturday 9:00 pm 12hr race cutoff
Sunday 9:00 am 72hr, 48hr, and 24hr races cutoff


RUCK Rules

Jackalope LIGHT

If You Are Under 150 lbs.

  • 10 LB Ruck Plate (or equivalent)
  • or 2 wrapped bricks
  • or 10 LB Filler Bag

If You Are 150 lbs. and Over

  • 20 LB Ruck Plate (or equivalent)
  • or 4 wrapped bricks
  • or 20 LB Filler Bag

Jackalope HEAVY

If You Are Under 150 lbs.

  • 20 LB Ruck Plate (or equivalent)
  • or 4 wrapped bricks
  • or 20 LB Filler Bag

If You Are 150 lbs. and Over

  • 30 LB Ruck Plate (or equivalent)
  • or 6 wrapped bricks
  • or 30 LB Filler Bag

AID STATIONS

The only aid station will be at the Start/Finish line, and the loop is 1 mile.

There will be a timing tent, an aid station tent, and two tents for sleeping and resting. 

WHAT'S ON THE TABLE

1 Aid Station at the Start/FInish

Drinks - Gatorade, Water, and Hammer Heed (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

Sweets - Cookies, Candy, Peanut Butter, Nutella

Salty - Pringles, Trail Mix

PB&Js, Bean burrito rolls, fruit (bananas, oranges, seasonal fruits)

Bearded Brothers Bars (sponsor)

Medical - bandages, vasoline, band aids, etc. ( NO NSAIDS e.g. ibuprofen) 

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

PM Foods- Quesadillas, Soups, Ramen, Potatoes, and fun concoctions

We will have everything you need at our aid stations and we usually throw in something to make it fun.
We have had sheet cake, pies, watermelon, etc… You never know what the surprise will be!

 

CUPLESS RACING

We DO NOT have cups at the aid stations for water. We do our best to limit the footprint we leave at races and on the trails, so we will not have any cups for you. We encourage all of our runners to have reusable cups, bottles, and hydration packs to carry water in.


PACERS/CREW

There are no pacers allowed with this race. For special consideration please email the Race Director.

Crew are allowed anywhere that is not part of the actual race course. 

DROP BAGS

All runners will be able to drop a bag at the Start/Finish area only. 


DIRECTIONS TO PARK

 

From Houston (I-10): Take I-10 West to Sealy (50 miles). Go North on 36 (2 miles). Turn Left on FM 1094 and go 11 miles. Turn Right on FM 949 and go .2 mile. Turn Left on Mill Creek Rd. (after bridge the road Y’s, stay to right) 7IL entrance is on the Left 2.5 miles. Look for the Texas Flag Mailbox.

From San Antonio (I-10): Take I-10 East to Exit 704 (FM 949) Go Left (north) on FM 949 about 11.7 miles to 1094. Cross 1094 and go . 2 mile. Turn Left on Mill Creek Road. (after bridge the road Y’s, stay to right) 7IL entrance is on the Left 2.5 miles. Look for the Texas Flag Mailbox.

From Brenham (290): Take 36 S. To Bellville, go around Court House, at the Traffic Light take a Right. After trailer company, turn Right on Hacienda (at traffic light). (go 1.7 miles) Turn Left on Mill Creek Rd. (the road Y’s, stay left) 7IL entrance is on the Right (3.7miles) look for the Texas Flag Mailbox.

From Hempstead (290): Take 159 to Bellville. Cross Railroad tracks and turn Left at Light. After trailer company, turn Right on Hacienda (at traffic light) (go 1.7 miles) Turn Left on Mill Creek Rd. (the road Y’s stay left) 7IL entrance is on the Right (3.7 miles) look for the Texas Flag Mailbox.

From Dallas (45): I-45 S (129 miles) Exit 146 toward Tx-75 to Madisonville (go 4.5 miles), Right at 190 (go .2 mile), Left at 90 (go 42.4 miles) Left at Hwy 6 S. (go 20 miles to Hempstead)Take 159 to Bellville (go 15.5 miles). Cross Railroad tracks and turn Left at Light. After trailer company, turn Right on Hacienda (at traffic light) (go 1.7 miles) Turn Left on Mill Creek Rd. (the road Y’s stay left) 7IL entrance is on the Right (3.7 miles) look for the Texas Flag Mailbox.

PARKING

There is a $10 fee per person (under 12 not included) for the entire Friday-Sunday weekend. This gets you access to the land and camping.

LODGING

You will receive free tent/camping with the $10 entry into the park for the weekend. 

Also, for an additional $18, there is some RV parking for the weekend.
http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/7il-ranch/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=PRCG&parkId=1061150

Below is a link to the surrounding hotels and accomodations.
https://www.google.com/maps/search/hotels+near+Bellville,+TX/@29.8375679,-96.3351921,45463m/data=!3m1!1e3

AIRPORTS

The closest airport to this race would be George W Bush Airport.


medals/AWARDS

6hr/12hr/24hr/48hr/72HR Relay Finishers Awards

All runners who make 26.2 or 50 miles we receive a medal

All runners who complete 100k, 100M, 150, 200, and 250 Miler will get a buckle. 

All relay teams will get a separate medal that states relay.

All RUCKers will get a RUCK medal no matter the distance they go. 

 

All ruck participants will get a RUCK Medal and a 2x3' Velcro patch for rucking. 

The patches will be LIGHT and HEAVY

 

Individual Awards for 6, 12,24, 48 and 72 hr in both SOLO and RUCK.

Top 3 Male/Female Each Distance

Top 2 Masters Male/Female 50

Top 2 in Each 6/12/24 Relay as well 


results


PICTURES

Full Album


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, give it a shot!

Organizing a group to staff an aid station can be a great fundraiser opportunity for your organization. Earn up to $250 for your cause or that money can be used towards travel expenses among the members of your group, use it however you see fit.  

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

All of our volunteers will receive:

Free park entry, an area to camp,  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 emails 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 as well once you have been selected for the shifts.


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