Sunday, January 01, 2006

Some Coming up races in the US

Sat, Mar 25, 2006
Oak Mountain 50K
Birmingham, AL 7:00 a.m.
Rugged single track trail with no repeats, aid at 4-6 mile intervals,
about 4,000 ft. elevation change. Time limit: 9 hr. Field limit: 150.
7th Annual. Fee-pre $30 with shirt, $22 without; Fee-post $No entry
after 3/21/06. Amenities: Finisher awards and post-race cookout. Scott
Parker, 671 Summit Point, Hoover AL 35226. Phone: h (205) 403-3234.
Email:; Web:

Sat, Feb 18, 2006
Louisville's Love'n the Hills 50K Trail Run
Louisville, KY 8:00a.m.
Challenging, scenic, late-winter, mostly single-track coarse with 2
views of distant Louisville skyline. Two different loops, then an out
& back in the Jefferson Memorial Forest. Numerous climbs of 250-300
feet. Time limit: 10 hours. Field limit: 100. 3rd Annual. Fee-pre $40;
Fee-post $40/no shirt after Feb 1. Amenities: Technical long-sleeve
shirt, unique finisher awards, post-race food. Joan Wood, 2606 Wendell
Ave., Lou. KY 40205. Phone: 502-452-6623 (h). Email:;

Sat, Mar 11, 2006
Land Between the Lakes 60K and 24K Trail Runs
Grand Rivers, KY 6:00 a.m.
Mostly single-track dirt trail loop with several short, challenging
hills. First and last 1.5 miles on asphalt. Time limit: 10 hrs. Field
limit: 150. 3rd Annual. Fee-pre $55; Fee-post $70 after Feb 18.
Amenities: L/S Cool Max shirts; custom belt buckles. Aid stations
every 3 miles. Second leg of the Kentucky Triple Crown Series. Steve
Durbin, P.O. Box 1136. Phone: 314 378-7488 . Email:; Web:

Sat, Mar 25, 2006
Kentucky Ultra Trail Sojourn 50K/50M
Farmers, KY 7:00 a.m.
Rocky, rooted, muddy trails, stream crossings, hills, and fire tower
climb. Time limit: 12 hr. Field limit: 100. 10th Annual. Fee-pre $50.
Amenities: Shirt, Friday buffet, mug, door prizes, post-race soup and
sandwiches. Herb Hedgecock, 210 Leasure Ln, Morehead KY 40351. Phone:
606-780-1392(h). Email:; Web:

Sat, Mar 4, 2006
Lone Star Trail Run 50k/25k/5k/Kid\'s 1k
Coldspring, TX 8:00 a.m.
Out and back trail run through Double Lake Recreation Area (1 hour
north of Houston). 1st Annual. Fee-pre $45; Fee-post $45 after .
Amenities: T-shirt and finishers medal to all finishers; age group
awards (10-year age groups) for each distance; awards to top male,
female, male masters (40+) and female masters for each distance. All
kids will receive medals and t-shirts. Charles, 19503 Oak Station,
Humble, Texas 77346. Phone: 713-240-3814 (cell). Email:; Web:

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