New Meetup: December 12th Pere Marquette Endurance Trail Run

From: Sally D.
Sent on: Saturday, August 29, 2009 5:42 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Missouri Triathlon Meetup Group!

What: December 12th Pere Marquette Endurance Trail Run

When: December 12,[masked]:30 AM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

Where?
Pere Marquette State Park, Grafton Illinois -- 20 miles northwest of Alton, Illinois along the Great River Road.

Registration
Registration will begin at midnight on 9/1/09. Online registration only on ACTIVE.COM. A link will be posted when registration opens. 625 participant limit. Last year the race filled in less than 48 hours.

What is it?
An off-road 7.8 mile Trail Run. We run along single-track trails through the scenic Pere Marquette State Park. Ours is considered the toughest & most grueling race in the Midwest!

Who?
You ... that is if you are a runner looking to get off the road & try a real challenge. We accept no Wimps or Whiners. Harsh penalties exist for anyone caught looking Wimpish or acting Whiner-like.

Course?
7.8 miles over very hilly terrain. Racers start in heats (every 30 seconds) according to their best 10K time (or estimated 10K time) this year. .

Lodging?
Stay at the Lodge or there are many fine B&B's in the Alton and Grafton area.

http://www.teamgodzilla.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=19&Itemid=33

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/The-Missouri-Triathlon-Meetup-Group/calendar/11230394/

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