WIldflower Half

50k, 26.2, 25k, 13.1, 1ok and 5k

 May 5-6th 2018

Bastrop State Park

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This is a great rolling course with some small rocky and technical sections. 



SCHEDULE:

Thursday May 3rd

10am-7pm Packet Pickup @ Austin Trail Running Company

13219 US-183 #200, Austin, TX 78750

Friday May 4th
3:00pm-7:00pm Packet Pickup Bastrop State Park Start/Finish

4:00pm-5:00pm Trail Brief Bastrop State Park Start/Finish


Saturday May 5th

SHUTTLE BUSES RUN FROM 4:30AM UNTIL 7PM at MAYFEST PARK

5am-8:00am Packet Pickup Bastrop State Park Start/Finish

6am Start of the 50k  ( 5 loops of the 6.2 course)

7am Start of the 25k ( 2 loops 6.2 + 1 loop 3.8)

7:30am Start of the 10k ( 1 loop of the 6.2 course)

8:00am Start of the 5k ( 1 loop 3.8 course)

RACE CUTOFF 6pm 12 HOURS

 

Sunday May 6th

SHUTTLE BUSES RUN FROM 5:30A UNTIL 3PM at MAY FEST PARK

6am EARLY START FOR MARATHON DOING WINGS FOR LIFE

6am-7:30am Packet Pickup Bastrop State Park Start/Finish

7am Start of the Marathon ( Tower out/back, 4 6.2 loops)

7:30am Start of the Half Marathon ( Tower out/back 2 6.2 loops)

CUTOFFS:

Saturday Cutoff 12 HOURS

Sunday Cutoff 8 HOURS


AID STATIONS/maps:

Here is the final explanation of the loops.

5k- 1 loop 3.8

10k- 1 loop 6.2

13.1- Tower Trip Out/Back 2 loops 6.2

25k- 2 loops 6.2 last loop 3.8 5k loop

26.2- Tower Trip Out/Back 4 loops 6.2

50k- 5 loops of the 6.2 loop

 

Elevation: Good Rule of Thumb is about 80-90 feet per mile. So 13.1 would be around 1100' feet of gain and 5k would 270 feet of gain. 

Here is some links to strava for the loops:

3.8 mile crossover and Back of the 6.2 loop--> https://www.strava.com/activities/958220991

Start of race to the Harmon Road--> https://www.strava.com/activities/958221138

 

Aid Stations for Each Below

5k= FINISH

10k= 3.5/FINISH

13.1= 1.4/4.9/7.6/11.1/FINISH

25k=3.5/6.2/8.7/12.4/FINISH

26.2=1.4/4.9/7.6/11.1/13.8/17.3/19.0/24.5/FINISH

50k=3.5/6.2/9.7/12.4/15.9/18.6/22.1/24.8/28.3/FINISH

 

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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 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)

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 $5 fee per person for entering in the park. Children under $12 do not have to pay this fee. By purchasing a Texas State Park Pass you will get free unlimited entry into Texas State Parks and Discounts on Camping as well. You will pay the entry fee of $5 per person to TROT on either Thursday, Friday or Saturday. 


SHUTTLE:

The shuttle will run from Mayfest park and to the start area on Saturday and Sunday.

Address: 25 American Legion Dr Bastrop, Texas. 

The shuttle is 1.1 miles from the start of the race. You may walk once you park your car instead of taking the shuttle if you would like to not wait in line. 

 

 

DROP BAGS:

You can have a drop bag at the start/finish area. 

PACERS/CREW:

No pacers and crew can situate at the start/finish area. 

LODGING:

WE ENCOURAGE ALL RUNNERS TO STAY IN THE PARK. NOT ONLY DOES IT CUT BACK ON TRAFFIC IT ALSO HELPS THE PARK OUT AS WELL. MAKE SURE YOU GET THE CAMPGROUND FOR ALL DAY SATURDAY AS CHECK OUT IS 2pm NORMALLY.

CAMPSITE INFO BELOW

For Campsites http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/bastrop/fees-facilities/campsites

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

If you would like to stay in a hotel/motel click HERE for more information.

 


 

Directions to the park:

The park is one mile east of Bastrop on Texas 21, also accessible from the east on Texas 71 or by way of Buescher State Park along Park Road 1.

If you enter “Bastrop State Park” in a GPS when coming from the west, you may be routed off of HWY 71 to unpaved Harmon Road, and into the back of the park through Park Road 1C; try entering in “Park Rd 1 Bastrop, TX 78602”. 

The Park HQ is located at: 
Latitude (degrees, minutes, seconds) N:  30° 06' 36.61"
Longitude (degrees, minutes, seconds) W:  97° 17' 12.98"

AIRPORTS:

The closest airport to this race would be Austin Airport



medals/AWARDS:

SAT:

50k, 25k, 10k and 5k will have separate medal and swag.

SUN:

26.2 and 13.1 will have a separate medal and swag.

DOUBLE DAY MEDAL:

If you run a race on Saturday and Sunday you WILL receive a Double Day Medal no matter the distance. 

 

Awards

Top 3 Men/Women + Top 2 Masters (50+) For Each Distance


2015 Results, Pictures and Blogs

Here are the Official Results for your times at Ultrasignup.com https://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=37496

Pictures from our Photogs 3 albums they are FREE for you. If you want to credit us you can PC: Trail Racing Over Texas
Album 1
Album 2
Album 3

 


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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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