53.1KM ULTRA

One of the few races added to the Masochist's Ultra Running Bucket list (the same list that includes The Barkley, Hardrock 100, HURT 100 & other well respected ultra's)

The ultra ULTRA Trail Race.  All ultra runs will seem “cute” after this.  The fact that you even clicked on this page, says that you may not be right in the head.  Welcome home.

Gaining over 9000+ft in Elevation, this is an event that will challenge the body & spirit. (too far? 22 miler & 11 miler info)

The mountain is calling.  How will you answer?

  • WHEN: Sunday, September 6, 2020
  • WHERE: Jay Hotel Pavilion; Hotel Jay
  • START TIME: 6:30am
  • Price Schedule:
  • What you get:
    • Classic VT Made Wooden “Medal”
    • Stocked & manned aid stations
      • Detailed aid station lists will be emailed to registrants a couple of weeks before the race
    • Accurate & well marked course
    • Safety Check Points
    • Pizza & Beer after party
    • Bag check area
    • 11 hour course cutoff!
      • Yes, it is a bit tight but it gets dark FAST on this mountain.  For your safety & the safety of our crew & volunteers, we have to have an 11 hour cutoff.   This means that we will have check points, including one at teh 2nd lap finish.  You will need to make the cutoff time before we let you start your 3rd lap.  That time will be announced at the course debrief meeting and at the race start.
    • All registrants get a discount code for hotel lodging. CODE GOES LIVE ON JAN 1, 2020.  It will be emailed then.
    • COURSE/RACE DEBRIEFING MEETING on Sat (Sept 5) in the TRAM cafeteria at 7:30 pm (19:30).
      • This is not mandatory, but HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
  • Optional: (must purchase separately)
    • Recover Brand Recycled Soft Cotton Tshirt
    • Recover Brand Recycled Soft Cotton Hoodie
      • All can be purchased when registering
  • Awards:
    • Top 3 M/F
      • No prizes will be mailed.  You will have until our trucks our packed and leaving to pick up your prize
  • Race Weekend Sign up
    • If available.  Prices & availability will be announced as the race approaches.
    • SIGN UP ONLINE 
  • Refund Policy:
    • Please email chris @ chris@sub5racing.com if you need a refund.  Here is what you can expect:
    • 100% if request is received by March 1
    • 50% if request if received by May 1
    • 10% if request is received by Aug 1
    • No refunds thereafter
      • This applies to registrants, extra meal/beer tickets  & merchandise
      • Amounts refunded do NOT include fees charged by registration platforms  You will have contact registration platforms for those.
    • PLEASE keep in mind, that we are purchasing our supplies based on registrants as the year goes on.  So us keeping your money is not being greedy, but simply covering our expenses.  We also commit to donating to certain charities & volunteer groups.  When we refund $$, that is money promised that we cannot give.   HOWEVER, we get that life happens so we hope that you find our refund policy fair & equitable.
  • VOLUNTEERS
    • Want to volunteer or have family / friends that want to volunteer?
    • We offer either water park passes or free race registrations
    • Please CLICK HERE to learn more.
  • Need MORE info? Go to our FAQ page and see if we answer your question there.

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