Southeastern Trail Series Race 3 - Memorial Day Trail Race will be held on Saturday, May 24 at Oak Mountain State Park. The start and finish will be at the Redbud 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. (Map from Mountain High Outfitters Store on Hwy 280 to Redbud Pavilion.) 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, May 22: Late Registration and package pickup will be at Mountain High Outfitters on Hwy. 280 adjacent to Whole Foods from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 PM.
Saturday, May 23: late registration will open about 7:00 AM. and end at the Redbud pavilion near the BMX Track at Oak Mountain State Park. The race will begin at 8:00 AM. Race shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners and those that register late as long as the shirts last. Please register early to be sure you get a shirt.
Awards will be given as follows:
12 Mile Trail Race
1st, 2nd and 3rd overall, Male and Female.
1st in Age Group - Under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ Male and Female
6 Mile Trail Race
1st, 2nd and 3rd overall, Male and Female
1st Place Master: 45 - 54 Male and Female
1st Place Grand Master: 55+ Male and Female