Ruidoso Grindstone Trail runs (4M; 8.5M & Half Marathon)

Sat September 26, 2020 Ruidoso, NM 88355 US Directions
Events

4.5 Mile

7:30AM MDT

8.5 Mile

7:30AM MDT

Half Marathon

7:30AM MDT
GRINDSTONE RACE HAS BEEN CANCELED

Due to current conditions we have elected to cancel the Grindstone Trail races.

Current registrants have the option to defer their current registration to the 2021 race, 7/31/2021, or request a refund.

Deadline to request a refund is September 30, 2020.

We appreciate your continued support during these difficult and uncertain times!

Here Are Your Options:

If you are unable to make the new date please request a refund by September 30, 2020. We understand some schedules will not work with the new date.
We hope you can join us in 2021.

Place
Wingfield Park
300 Center
Ruidoso, NM US 88355
Description

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail runs (4M; 8.5M & Half Marathon) promote the multiple use trail system available at Grindstone Lake, Ruidoso, New Mexico in the Sacramento Mountains (6900 feet). Proceeds benefit Ski Apache Adaptive Sports. Race starts & finishes at Wingfield Park in downtown Ruidoso.
            
 
PACKET PICK-UP/ LATE REGISTRATION - Friday, September 25, 2020: (NO online registration)
6pm to 8pm: Packet pick up & late registration at the Ruidoso Athletic Club (RAC), 415 Wingfield St.
RACE DAY: 6:30 am to 7 am: Wingfield Park (across from the RAC under the pavilion): Packet pick up & super late registration.
Race briefing @ 7:05am.  

NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON
BIB NUMBERS/RACE ENTRIES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE
For your safety & the safety of others: NO PETS ALLOWED, NO STROLLERS, NO E-BIKES ON THE TRAILS
*CHIP TIMING*

Free tent camping @ Wingfield Park on 9/25 only.

First come, first served. Bring a non perishable food item to put in the covered wagon/food pantry at the park...

Support our HOST HOTEL book early Ruidoso is super busy in the Summer….
HOTEL RUIDOSO walking distance from Wingfield Park. 110 chase street.
Call 575-257-2007 and mention Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs: rate PROMO 1 when making your reservation to get a discounted room.   

 
                                 FOR YOUR SAFETY PLEASE REFRAIN FROM USING ANY ELECTRONIC DEVICE, NO ROAD CLOSURE

No water station on the course (filling station available at Wingfield Park, MM5 & MM9). Please bring your own hydration device.
TRAIL MAP INFO @ www.ruidosoparksandrec.com/grindstone-lake-trail-system. (use the link at the bottom of the page: hiking & biking trails)
 
4 MILER start @ 7.30 am Start & finish at Wingfield Park. Walkers permitted.
Short sleeve gender specific tech shirt.
Famous Ruidoso carved bear awards to first three overall winners (Male & Female)
Souvenir medals to 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each age group (Male & Female):
10-15; 16-19; 20-24;25-29;30-34;35-39;40-44;45-49; 50-54;55-59;60-64;65-69;70-74;75 & up.
No water station on the course. Carry your own we’ll have filling stations at Wingfield Park.
Refreshments & fruits served at the finish line.
    

8.5 MILER  start @ 7.30 am No walkers Start & finish at Wingfield Park.
Short sleeve gender specific tech shirt. Famous Ruidoso carved bear awards to first three overall winners (Male & Female)
Souvenir medals to 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each age group (Male & Female): 10-15; 16-19;20-24;25-29;30-34;35-39;40-44;45-49;50-54;55-59; 60-64;65-69;70-74;75 & up. No water station on the course.Carry your own we’ll have filling stations at Wingfield Park. One refill station (MM5).
Refreshments & fruits served at the finish line.

HALF MARATHON start @ 7.30 am No walkers Start & finish at Wingfield Park.
Short sleeve gender specific tech shirt. Famous Ruidoso carved bear awards to first three overall winners (Male & Female).
Finisher medals for all participants (Male & Female). No water station on the course, carry your own we’ll have filling stations at Wingfield Park.
2 refill water stations (no cups) for the Half (Intersection of Grindstone Mesa/forest road (MM5,5); Junction between 8.5M & Half (MM9).
Refreshments & fruits served at the finish line. 
EACH INTERSECTION ON THE TRAIL (4 & 8.5 MILER, HALF MARATHON) WILL HAVE DIRECTIONAL SIGNS (on the ground), YELLOW TAPE WITH BLACK ARROW, YELLOW ARROW SIGN.

FEES: 
□ 4M: $16 till 8/30/20; $27 till 9/24/20. $45 race day
□ 8.5M: $26 till 8/30/20; $31 till 9/12/20; $36 till 9/24/20. $55 race day.
□ Half Marathon: $37 till 8/30/20: $47 till 9/12/20; $52 till 9/24/20. $65 race day.
 Online registration fees incur a processing fee.

Questions contact Frederic -  words0250@gmail.com

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