Mountain High Outfitters Southeastern Trail Series - Race 3 - Memorial Day Trail Races - 6 & 12 Miles
Southeastern Trail Series Race 3 - Memorial Day Trail Race will be held on Saturday, May 25 at Oak Mountain State Park. The start and finish will be at the Red Bud Pavilion on Tranquility Road, Location of the BMX Track. Turn off Findley Dr at mile post 4. Redbud is the first pavilion on your right. The race route will follow the Yellow Trail (same route as the Tranquility Run) for about 1.5 miles to the intersection with the White Trail where runners will make a sharp right onto the White trail for the long climb up the crest of Double Oak Mtn. Stay on the White Trail, past Shackleford Point for just over a mile to the Yellow/White Connector. Make another sharp right onto the connector trail back down the mountain until it connects with the Yellow trail to return to start/finish. The course is a 6.21 mile loop. Arrive ready for some hills. The climb up the White Trail to Shackleford Point is a 514 ft climb. The descent from the White Trail to the Yellow Trail (Yellow-White Connector) is 710 ft. Total elevation gain is 1,219 feet for the 6 mile and 2,438 for the 12 mile race.
Friday Late Registration will be at Mountain High Outfitters on Hwy. 280 adjacent to Whole Foods from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday late registration will open at 6:30 a.m. and end at 7:30 a.m. at the Redbud pavilion. The race will begin at 8:00 a.m. Tech shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners and those that register late as long as the shirts last. If you want a shirt, please register early. Awards will be given as follows:
Red Bud Pavilion - Start/Finish
White Trail to Shackleford
Start and Finish at Red Bud Pavilion
1st Place Overall: Male and Female
2nd Place Overall: Male and Female
3rd Place Overall: Male and Female
1st Place Master: 45 to 54 Male and Female - (12 Mile only)
1st Place Grand Master: 55 + Male and Female - (12 Mile only)
Finisher awards will be given to all race finishers
Course run in Clockwise Direction
Results are posted on Ultrasignup and on the Memorial Day Trail Race Page