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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/02/2017 - 12/03/2017
12:00 am

Location
Redbird Crest Trail

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GENERAL INFO
The Redbird Crest Trail is one of eastern Kentucky’s best off-road secrets. The 70 mile loop Redbird Crest Trail is nestled just outside of Manchester, KY in the Appalachian foothills. The area features rocky, sandy, and downright gorgeous trails to take you to some of the areas prettiest and most rugged parts of the Daniel Boone National Forest.

The Redbird Crest 100k race is an out and back course that runs from the Peabody Trailhead along the Redbird River in a lollipop shape along the northern section of the Redbird Ranger District. There is a single start and finish location along with 12 aid stations along the course (at 6 different locations).

100K TRAIL RACE
Start Time: 7:00am

Cut Off: 3:00am (20 hours)

ENTRANCE CRITERIA
All runners must be 18 years of age or older to participate. No exceptions.

It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED but not required that all runners complete at least one trail 50k race prior to running Redbird Crest.

MANDATORY GEAR
All runners must carry the following mandatory gear for the duration of the race. This is non-negotiable.

Capacity to carry minimum 30oz of water (bottles or bladder)
Emergency Mylar Thermal Blanket (1)
Jacket or Thermal Long Sleeve Shirt (1)
Beanie or BUFF (1)
Gloves (1 pair)
Whistle (1)
Headlamp (1)
Extra Batteries or Extra Headlamp (1)
Your mandatory gear will be checked at packet pickup. Failure to have any piece of the mandatory gear will result in the runner not receiving his or her race bib. For questions regarding mandatory gear please EMAIL US.

AWARDS AND SWAG
All participants receive a race shirt.
All finishers receive a customized finisher’s award.
Top three men and women at each distance receive a special award.

We stand by our belief that these are the BEST awards out there. Just check out some of our other races if you’re not sure!

ENTRANCE CRITERIA
All runners must be 18 years of age or older to participate. No exceptions.

It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED but not required that all runners complete at least one trail 50k race prior to running Redbird Crest.

CREWS , PACERS, AND DROP BAGS
Crews and pacers will be allowed for all competitors. Crews and pacers may access their runner at the Sugar Creek Aid Station. That is aid station #2, #7, and #12 at miles 10, 31, and 52 respectively. Pacers may join in with their runner at mile 31, the turnaround point. This is ONE CREW POINT. Your runner will come through this aid station 3 times.

All runners may also have a drop bag. There will be two drop bag locations:

Sugar Creek Aid Station: Mile 10, 31, 52
Hog Hollow Aid Station: Mile 22, 40
Pacers may join their runner at the turnaround point at mile 31 at the Sugar Creek Aid Station. This is the 2nd time runners will come through Sugar Creek. Pacers may NOT enter the race before mile 31 under any circumstances. Pacers may also enter or leave the race at Sugar Creek when the runner reaches the mile 52 mark (the runner’s third time through that aid station.

NOTE: Please reference the following Event Guide for full event details. This document will be updated as new information is made available.

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