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Possum's Revenge

6 races scheduled · 350 participants · Sat 30th May 2020 · Graford
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About this event

Sign up for one of the 6 race distances, and experience trail running through the incredible hikes and trails surrounding Possum Kingdom Lake. This hilly course poses some healthy challenges, and you can qualify for UTMB in the longest three races.

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Committed to growing awareness of the best trail running events in Texas, from 5k races to 200 mile ultras, from fast and flat courses to challenging hill climbs.

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Tickets available until Thu May 28 2020

What's included:

  • Aid Tent
  • Medical: bandages, vasoline, band aids, and medical personnel
  • Drinks: Gatorade, Water and Hammer Heed Endurolytes; Red Bull; Coke, Ginger Ale, Orange Juice
  • Sweet snacks: cookies, candy bars, peanut butter, nutella
  • Salty snacks: pringles, trail mix
  • Bearded Brothers Bars
  • Other cold foods: PB&J Sandwiches, bean burritos, bananas, oranges, and assorted fruits
  • Hot foods: Quesadillas, soups, ramen, potatoes, grilled cheese sandwiches. There will be vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options
  • Unique Finisher's Medal
  • Race merchandise
  • Chip timing

Individual Awards:

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Men and Women Overall for each distance
  • 1st and 2nd Men and Women Over the age of 50 for each distance
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69M
6:00am Sat 30th May 2020

Run 69mi

52M
6:00am Sat 30th May 2020

Run 52mi

56K
7:00am Sat 30th May 2020

Run 56km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can I have a pacer?
If you are running the 52M or 69M race, you are allowed a pacer from the beginning of the 3rd Lap (mile 34.8). Pacers must have gone to the start area at Bug Beach and signed a waiver.… read more
FAQ
Where can I leave my baggage?
There will be a drop bag area at the 3 manned aid stations. … read more
FAQ
Can I change my distance?
If you need to change the distance you have registered for please reach out directly to Trail Racing Over Texas before the event. Once you have started your event, there is not changing of race events. You must finish the distance you signed up for if you would like a medal for that distance.… read more
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Route description
Route description

The route takes place on the Possum Kingdom Lake Hike and Bike Trail System. There is a mix of terrains, including single and double track path with rocks and roots. The race starts at above 1,000ft elevation, and there will be some challenging climbs along the way reaching almost 1300ft.

The 69M, 52M and 56K runs are qualifying races for UTMB.

There are individual loops for the 4M and 8M courses. The 17M race has a 17.35 mile loop, which all other races will complete in laps:

  • 56K: 2 laps
  • 52M: 3 laps
  • 69M: 4 laps

Aid Stations:

  • 8 mile loop: Start, 2.43 miles, 6.22 miles, Finish
  • 17 mile loop: Start, 4.25 miles, 6.42 miles, 10.46 miles, 14.92 miles, Finish
Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

Friday 29th May:

  • 12:00 - Packet pickup opens at Bug Beach
  • 16:00 - Race meeting starts
  • 17:00 - Race meeting finishes
  • 19:00 - Packet pickup closes

Saturday 30th May:

  • 06:00 - 69M and 52M races start
  • 07:00 - 56K race starts
  • 07:30 - 17M race starts
  • 08:00 - 8M and 4M races start

Sunday 31st May:

  • 05:00 - Cut off time
Spectators

Spectators are encouraged to get down and cheer on their family and friends at this gruelling event. Come keep morale high.

Volunteers

Shifts for volunteering will last 4-8 hours. If you want to sign up to volunteer, you are welcome to email [email protected]

All volunteers will receive:

  • Free park entry
  • Camping area
  • Race merch
  • Meals provided

If you do 1 shift, you will get 50% race credit for a future one-day race. If you do 2 shifts, you will get 100% credit for a future one-day race.

How to get there

Graford, TX 76449, USA

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Address: Possum Kingdom Lake Hike & Bike Trail System, 2760 Frontier Unit Road, Graford Texas 76449

Parking: There will be 6 rows of parking available in the field off Bug Beach Road.

Airports: The nearest airport to the event is DFW Airport.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can I have a pacer?
If you are running the 52M or 69M race, you are allowed a pacer from the beginning of the 3rd Lap (mile 34.8). Pacers must have gone to the start area at Bug Beach and signed a waiver.
FAQ
Where can I leave my baggage?
There will be a drop bag area at the 3 manned aid stations.
FAQ
Can I change my distance?
If you need to change the distance you have registered for please reach out directly to Trail Racing Over Texas before the event. Once you have started your event, there is not changing of race events. You must finish the distance you signed up for if you would like a medal for that distance.
FAQ
Will there be refreshments and feed stations?
Yes, there will be gatorade, water, and base performance as well as various gels, fruits, nutrition bars, PB&Js, Pringles and many other varieties.
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