ORIOn ULTRA

100M, 50M, 26.2 and 13.1

Oct 14th-15h, 2017

TBD

 

This race is part of the 2017 TROT CUP  The race is sanctioned by the USATF and meets the ATRA Standards.

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Half Marathon 13.1 1 Loop 

Full Marathon 26.2 2 Loops

50 milers 3 Loops

100 miler 5 full Loops

 

SCHEDULE:

Thursday October 12th

PACKET PICKUP
TBA

Friday Oct 13th

PACKET PICKUP
TBA 3-7pm 

4:00pm-5:00pm Trail Briefing TBD

Saturday Oct 14th

6am Start for 100 miler

7am Start 50 Milers

7:30 Start Marathon

8:00 Start Half Marathon

Sunday Oct 15th

NOON CUTOFF

2PM Post Race Party

CUTOFFS:

No one can go back onto the course to attempt another loop after Sunday 6am

AID STATIONS:

Orion 13.1 Half Marathon

Aid 5.0

Aid 8.10

Finish 13.10

Orion 26.2 Marathon

Aid 5.0

Aid 8.10

Aid 13.10

Aid 18.10

Aid 21.2

FINISH 26.2

Orion 50 Miler

First Loop 

Aid 5 & 10 for 10 miles 

Then 2 20 mile loops

5, 10, 15 , 20 each loop

Orion 100 Miler

Aid 5, 10, 15,20 each loop

WHAT'S ON THE TABLE

All aid stations (3) are FULL AID STATIONS and will be full stocked with Texas Style Goodies.

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:

 

DROP BAGS:

You can have a drop bag at all of the aid stations for mile 5 and mile 10. We will bring them back post race. 

PACERS/CREW:

50 milers may have a pacer for the last loop miles 30-50

100 milers may have a pacer for the last 2 loops 60-100.

You may exchange pacers at any time but you may only have 1 with you at a time. 

LODGING:

TBA

 

DIRECTIONS TO PARK:

 

AIRPORTS

The closest airport to this race would be William P Hobby Airport

SWAG:

 

AWARDS:

 

Finisher Awards

Buckles for all 100 mi Finishers

Medals for all 50 M Finishers

Medals for all 25 km Finishers

Medals for all 10 km Finishers

 

Winners Awards
100mi-50mi-26.2-13.1
Male & Female

Overall Top 3 Male/Female

Masters (50 & over)Top 2

 

MAPS:

 

 

 

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.

SPONSORS: