Will there be a shelter house? Yes, indoor shelter house! Best part, it has air conditioning and is open all day!!
How is our distance tracked? Scoring will be determined by the number of loops FINISHED before the race clock hits 12 hours. For Solo runners, a triathlon style timing strap. For relay teams, a baton to pass to each other, which has a triathlon style timing strap.This will track each time you cross the start/finish line.
What if I am not finished with my loop at 7:00 p.m.? All loops must be finished by 7:00 p.m. otherwise it will NOT COUNT as your/team loop. The clock at the Start/Finish is the Official Race Clock.
Is the course closed to non-participants? No. The course utilizes trail sections of the wooded area. Aside from the trail sections, the entire course is open to pedestrians. And these folks may not know that there’s a race going on – so be aware and be kind. Other sections of the park will be occupied with family picnics, especially the playground area.
What do I need to bring for this type of event? We recommend, tents/canopies (10 x 10 size), chairs, tables, coolers with ice, food/drinks for a royal picnic (breakfast, lunch, fruits, energy gels, crackers, sports drinks, etc), sunscreen, anti-chafe solutions, bug spray, change of clothing (shirt, shorts, shoes, etc.) and towels. Please note: What you bring in, goes back out with you. Trash cans will be available on site.
Can my dog run? Sorry we love dogs but they are not allowed on the trail course. However they are more then welcomed as spectators at the park. Only service dogs are permitted in the indoor shelter house.
May I push a stroller? – Sorry this a trail loop and is not stroller friendly, but strollers will be permitted at the park during your royal picnic time.
What if my teammate shows up late? Not a problem. You and your team will decide who, when, and how each other alternates running loops.
Medals? Everyone receives a Royal Beast medal whether running on a team or solo!
Shirts? Everyone receives a shirt whether on a team or solo!
Will food be provided during the event? No, please bring your own Royal Picnic. Water and Gatorade will be available all day. At 7:00pm, the Post Party will include: Pizza and beer.
What if it rains or storms? We are a rain-or-shine event. However, safety is important. If a bad storm with lightning and/or heavy wind moves through, we may have to shut down until the storm passes.
We will use our weather apps to monitor conditions throughout the day.
If weather approaches, we will officially pause timing/scoring and all runners will have to stop after they finish their loop.
All canopies/tents will be lowered for safety. Please have tents/canopies staked or weighed down.
Once the weather passes, we will restart the event but we will NOT restart the clock. Therefore if the weather causes a 40 minute pause, the event now becomes a “11 hour and 20 minute race”.
Where do I park? Free parking is available at Southeastway Park, however space is limited so please car pool.
Route? Is a 1.31 Dirt Trail Loop. How many loops can you conquer in 12 Hours?
Packet Pick Up? Friday 4:00-6:00, Greek's Pizzeria, 4901 N College Ave, Indianapolis - or at the race, race morning after 6am