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Start - Redbud Pavilion 

The Tranquility Trail Run will be held on April 11, 2015 at Oak Mountain State Park.  The race will start at 8:00 a.m. at the Redbud Pavilion located on Tranquility Road, the location of the BMX Track.  The race will begin with a short loop around the BMX track (a counterclockwise loop around Tranquility Rd.) to give runners a chance to spread out before hitting the single track.  Runners will head into the woods along the Yellow Trail angling to the left and up the trail along the Old Lake dam.  You will continue around Tranquility Lake before heading back to Maggie's Glen.  At Maggie's take the White Trail to the left for about 1/3 mile and continue straight ahead on the Cabin Trail.  You will run past the cabins on the Cabin Road and continue around the right side of Tranquility Lake.   Follow the road around to the right, past the dam and down a short hill and into a power line easement.  Go around the gate across the power line cut and make an immediate right back onto Tranquility Road and again circle the road in a counterclockwise direction around the BMX track and back to the Aid Station and Finish.  If you are running the 3 mile race, this is the finish.  Six mile runners will continue by running a second lap and heading directly back into the woods without making the loop around the BMX track.  Elevation gain per lap is 344 feet.  Here is a link to the Oak Mountain State Park Trail Map with the course marked. 

First Race of the 2015 Southeastern Trail Series - Tranquility Lake Trail Race - 6 mile & 3 Mile 
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Race Date, Time and Location:  April 11, 2015 at Oak Mountain State Park.  Start and Finish at the Red Bud Pavilion located on Tranquility Road, location of the BMX track.  Six mile and three mile race will start at 8:00 a.m.

Directions: From Hwy 280 turn west on Hwy 119, Cahaba Valley Rd.  Drive 3.2 miles to the entrance to Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain Lake Rd. - John Findley Dr.  Follow the park road 4.4 miles to Tranquility Rd on your left.  (Just past the 4 mile post.)  The Red Bud Pavilion is the first pavilion on your right.  Map from Hwy 280.  Total distance from Hwy 280, 7.7 miles.
From I 65 take Hwy 119 (Cahaba Valley Rd) exit.  Head west to the intersection with State Park Rd and turn left.  Drive 1.9 miles to the intersection with John Findley Dr (State Park Rd) and turn left into the park.  Drive 4.3 miles to the right turn into Tranquility Rd.  (Just before the 4 mile post.)  The Red Bud Pavilion is the first pavilion on your right.  Map from I 65.  Total distance from I 65, 6.4 miles.

Registration online:  

Printable Registration Form:

Late Registration and Package Pickup:  
Friday, April 10 - Late registration will be at Mountain High Outfitters Store located on Hwy 280 across from Whole Foods from 4:30 PM until 6:00 PM.  Race packets may be picked up at this time.  
Saturday, April 11 - Late registration and package pickup will be open form about  7:00 AM. until 7:45 AM. at the Red Bud Pavilion.
There will be no late registration if the race is sold out.  Runners registering after April 6th cannot be guaranteed a Salomon technical race shirt.  Please register early.

Registration Fee:  Registration for the 3 mile race is $ 30.00 and the 6 mile race is $ 35.00. Late Registration fees will increase $5.00.

Awards:  All runners will receive finisher awards in both races.  All pre-registered runners will receive a Tech Shirts.  Shirts are not guaranteed for late registration.

Winners special awards:  The male and female winners of the 6 mile trail race will receive (to be announced)

Podium Awards:  
   3 Mile Winners:   Awards will be give to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall, 1st Masters and Grand Masters, Male and Female.
   6 Mile Winners:  Awards will be give to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall and 1st to 10 year age group winners, Male and Female.

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