jackalope jam

6h, 12hr, 24hr and 48hr

SOLO, RELAY and RUCK

 

April 21-23rd

7il Ranch Cat SPring, Texas

 

Overview

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

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The loop will be exactly 1.0 mile course that is made of primarily granite/asphalt mix. The Ruck course will be separate from the 1.0 run course and they will cross the mat at the same spot every loop. We WILL switch directions every 6 hours.


SCHEDULE:

Friday April 21st
 

Packet Pickup 7a-7pm Start/Finish Line

8:30AM Mandatory Ruck Weigh IN


Race for 48 hours starts at 9am

Saturday April 22nd

Packet Pickup 7:00am-9:00am at start/finish line
8:30AM MANDATORY Ruck WEIGH IN
9:00am Start of 6hr, 12hr and 24 hour race. 

Sunday April 23rd

9:00am Finish for 24 and 48 hours


Awards after Each Race is Completed. Race Ends at 9am Sunday


CUTOFFS:

The cutoffs are time based for those events.


AID STATIONS:

The only aid station will be at the start/finish loop which will be on the 1 mile loop.

There will be one timing tent, aid station tent and 2 tents for sleeping and resting as well. 

 


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

Sweet- Cookies, Candy, Peanut Butter, Nutella

Salty-Pringles, Trail Mix, PB&J

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

Bearded Brothers Bars (sponsor)

Medical including bandages, vasoline, band aids and other medical needs. ( NO NSAIDS ie 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 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:

There is a $10 fee per person (under 12 not included) for the entire fri-sunday weekend. This gets you into the land and also free camping as well. There will be a some RV parking for $18 additionally for the weekend as well. Here is a link to reservations --> http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/7il-ranch/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=PRCG&parkId=1061150

 

PACERS/CREW:

There are no pacers allowed with this race. For special consideration please email RD.

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. 

LODGING:

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

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

 


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.

AIRPORTS

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


medals/AWARDS:

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

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

All runners who complete 100k, 100M,150 and 200 Miler. 

All relay teams will get a separate medal


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

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 and 48 hour 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/VIDEO:


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 than 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 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 event in the future.

** If you volunteer for (2) Shifts at one race you will receive A FREE 100% Comped Entry Into any one of 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 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 shifts as well.

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