jackalope jam

6h, 12hr 24hr and Relay

november 12th 2016

Carbide park- hitchcock,TEXAS

 

Overview

Welcome to the newest timed race in Texas. The Jackalope Jam is a 6hr, 12hr and 24hr format and we are awarding medals for 26.2 and 50 mile distances. We are also giving out buckles for 100k and 100M distances as well. The race is at sea level at Carbide Park in Hitchcock Texas. The facility include easy parking, free camping and a great 1.0 mile granite/asphalt mix course. 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The loop will be exactly 1.0 mile course that is made of primarily granite/asphalt mix. 


SCHEDULE:

Friday Nov 11th

Packet Pickup at Start/FInish from 3-7pm

Race Meeting 4-5pm

Saturday Nov 12th


Packet Pickup 5:00am-7:00am at start/finish line

7:00am Start of 6hr, 12hr and 24 hour race. 

Sunday Nov 13th

7:00am Finish


Awards after Each Race is Completed. Race Ends at 7am 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 restrooms halfway and at the start/finish)

WHAT'S ON THE TABLE

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

Drinks-Gatorade, Water and usually Hammer Heed

Electrolytes- Hammer Endurolytes

Gels-Hammer Gels

Sweet- Cookies, Candy, Peanut Butter, Nutella

Salty-Pringles, Trail Mix, PB&J

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

Medical including bandages, vaseline, band aids and other medical needs.

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 parking at the facility within 25 feet of the start. 

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 and at the half way mark as well. 

LODGING:

Runners may camp overnight at the start/finish area saturday night.

List of HOTELS near the area HERE


DIRECTIONS TO PARK:

 

 

AIRPORTS

The closest airport to this race would be Hobby Airport


medals/AWARDS:

6hr/12hr/24hr/Relay Finshers Awards

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

All runners who complete 100k or 100 miles will get a buckle. 

All relay teams will get a separate medal

Individual Awards

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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