FAQ

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When is the race?
October 5, 2024
What time does it start?
50 Miler is 5:00 AM, 55K is 7:00 AM, and 25K is 9:00 AM
Where does the 50 miler start?
740 Oakmont Ln, Kaysville, UT 84037 (East Mountain Wilderness Park)
Where does the 50k start?
LDS church in Centerville: 270 N 300 E, Centerville, UT 84014
Where do all three races end?
Tunnel Springs Park in North Salt Lake: 1080 Eaglepointe Dr, North Salt Lake, UT 84054
Are there shuttles available?
There will be drivers taking runners from the finish line to the start line at 4:05AM
How much vertical gain is there in the 50 miler?
11,000’
How much vertical gain is there in the 50k?
7,500’
How many aid stations are there in the 50 miler?
6 aid stations in total
How many aid stations are there in the 50k?
4 aid stations in total
Are drop bags allowed?
Yes, we will have them for the 50 mile runners at Farmington Canyon aid station #2, and Mueller Park aid station #5. These will also be allowed for the 55k. They will be at Mueller Park, which is approx mile 20 of the 55K.
Will there be cups at the aid stations?
No, this is a cupless race BUT Hammer Nutrition will be providing each runner with a rubber cup in their bags to carry with them on the race.
Are pacers allowed?
Yes, for the 50 miler and 55K. Pacers are allowed at the Zig Zag (Mile 32.8) and Mueller Park (Mile 37.5) aid stations. Zig Zag: From I-15 take the Centerville exit and head east as far as you can. You’ll see the driveway to head up on your left side. There will be a little parking lot right there. To the right about 300 ft’ up the service road will be the aid station. This is the Parish Creek Trailhead if you’re searching in maps or AllTrails. Mueller Park: In Bountiful. You’ll take 1800 S heading east towards the mountains. Just before the mouth of the canyon there is a church on the north side of the street. This is where the aid station will be located.
Are there cutoffs?
We have one cutoff at Mueller Park aid station #5. Runners must LEAVE the aid station by 5:00 PM to avoid being disqualified.
How do I sign up?
What's your cancellation policy?
We do not offer refunds or bib transfers. However, if you are unable to start the race, upon written request, you may defer your race entry to the following year. Race registration ends one week before the event, so we need to know by then.
How do I volunteer?
How should I dress for the races?
It's a Fall race so it will be chilly in the morning and could get hot in the afternoon.
Can I wear headphones?
Of course! Jam out and get running.
Can people track the runners?
Yes, there will be a link on our homepage where you can track runners. We also have a YouTube llivestream.
Do you have medical staff on hand?
Yes, we will have doctors, paramedics, nurses, and vehicles ready.
Where and when is packet pickup?
At 1Solar, 819 Lagoon Drive. Farmington, UT 84025. October 4th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Who do I contact about sponsoring this race?
Is there an age requirement for this race?
Nope! Start 'em young!
Do you offer an early start?
We are offering an early start for the 50 mile race. They can start at 3am or 4am. They just need to let us know which time they are starting at.
Who are the Race Directors?
Jake & Brianne Kilgore | Mick & Jen Garrison
What are some hospitals & emergency services near the race?
Layton Hospital: 201 Layton Pkwy, Layton, UT 84041 Phone: 801-543-6000 Lakeview Hospital: 630 Medical Dr, Bountiful, UT 84010 Phone: 801-299-2200 Davis County Search and Rescue 800 West State Street Farmington, UT Phone: 801-451-4100
What are we doing to help protect the safety of the runners?
We will have five side-by-side vehicles and one 4-wheeler on the course available to help take runners off the mountain in case of emergency. We will be checking runners in and out of each aid station, which will help us know where each runner is throughout the day. We will have EMTs and a doctor on the course available to assist injured runners. Runners must also download the gpx file for the route and the alt route. It’s important to do it so you know you’re on the right path.
How will the course be marked?
The course will use blue flags for the entire race. We will not use any ribbon. We will not use any pink. Yellow caution tape & flags will be used for the WRONG WAY. If you see yellow, do not go that way. If you see pink, then someone other than DC Peaks put it there.
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