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      The Arkansas Ultra Runner’s Association (AURA) and

The Northwest Arkansas Speed Association proudly presents:

    Styx n' Stones

 

    30 Kilometer Trail Run

                    (15K Option Also Available)

 

        Devil's Den State Park

            March 14, 2015

                    8:00 AM

  Exercise Your Demons

 

 

Race Information

 

 

Time/Location: 8:00AM.  Day Use Pavilion.

 

Distance:  Approximately 30K (18.6 miles). The short option is 15K (9.3 Miles).    

 

Aid:  There will be minimal aid. This may include water, sports drink and light food.  However, you are encouraged to carry your own provisions.   Water bottle highly recommended.

 

FEE:  No fees.  No frills.  No wimps.  No whining.  Donations to help cover costs are appreciated. There will be a donation can at the sign-in table.

 

Ultra Trail Series: This race is part of the UTS.  More information on the UTS

 

Timing: Please keep your own time and sign in at the finish.  Results will be posted on www.runArkansas.com

 

Difficulty:  This is a long race on difficult, technical trail.

 

Runner Info:

 

Gaiters recommended:  expect any combination of sticks, stones, boulders, mud, scree, grit, trail debris, rocks, sand, slippery rocks, roots, loose rocks…

 

Much of the trail is very technical.  Don't plan to run a personal best here.  Enjoy the great outdoors and exercise your demons.

 

Major climb the first two plus miles.  Gnarly climb at ~13 miles.

 

Six hour time limit.  Runners passing the 9-mile checkpoint after 10:50 AM will be required to stop at 15k.  Assume the 30k will take nearly as long as a road marathon.

 

Getting there:

From the north, I-540 to the West Fork exit, right on Highway 170.

From the south, I-540 to the Winslow exit, Left on Highway 74.

 

Contact:

Race Information: Mark DenHerder

Devil’s Den State Park trails http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/things-to-do/trails/search.aspx?parkid=4

 

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