Ruidoso Grindstone Trail runs (4M; 8.5M & 13.8M)

Sat September 11, 2021 Ruidoso, NM 88355 US Directions
Events

4.5 Mile

$16 7:30AM MDT Registration Opens July 1, 2021 at 12:00am MDT

8.5 Mile

$26 7:30AM MDT Registration Opens July 1, 2021 at 12:00am MDT

13.8 Mile

$37 7:30AM MDT Registration Opens July 1, 2021 at 3:38pm MDT
Place
Wingfield Park
300 Center
Ruidoso, NM US 88355
Description

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail runs (4M; 8.5M & 13.8M) 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 10, 2021: (NO online registration)

6pm to 8pm: Packet pick up & late registration at the Ruidoso Athletic Club (RAC), 415 Wingfield St.
Free tent camping @ Wingfield Park on 9/10 only, first come, first served.  Bring a non perishable food item to put in the covered wagon/food pantry at the park.....

RACE DAY: 6:00 am to 6:30 am: Wingfield Park (across from the RAC under the pavilion): Packet pick up & super late registration.
Race briefing @ 6:45 am.  
RACE STARTS 7:30 AM SHARP. *CHIP TIMING*.

NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON
BIB NUMBERS/RACE ENTRIES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE
2020 REGISTRANTS WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CARRIED OVER TO THE 2021 EVENT.
For your safety & the safety of others: NO PETS ALLOWED, NO STROLLERS, NO E-BIKES ON THE TRAILS
*CHIP TIMING*
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
Perfect distance for a beginner trail runner. 1/2 paved & 1/2 trail, ideal introduction to this new discipline. Walkers welcome.
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.
Refreshments & fruits served at the finish line.
    

8.5 MILER  start @ 7.30 am
If you need a challenge you'll face a nice variety of hills & slopes to improve your trail runner technique. Walkers discouraged.
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.

13.8 Miles start @ 7.30 am
Due to safety reasons we have a new distance, a little shorter than a Half Marathon, but trust Frederic, you'll not be disappointed. You will get a
smorgasbord of heart pounding hills, technical downhills to satisfy your trail runner desire. Walkers discouraged.
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 almost Half (Intersection of Grindstone Mesa/forest road (MM5,5); Junction between 8.5M & 12.5M (MM9).
Refreshments & fruits served at the finish line. 


EACH INTERSECTION ON THE TRAIL (4 & 8.5 MILER, 13.8M) WILL HAVE DIRECTIONAL SIGNS, EITHER YELLOW TAPE WITH BLACK ARROW, YELLOW ARROW SIGN.

Questions contact Frederic Moras (race director) - words0250@gmail.com
FEES: 
□ 4M: $16 till 8/24/21; $27 till 9/09/21. $50 race day
□ 8.5M: $26 till 8/24/21; $31 till 9/04/21; $41 till 9/09/21. $60 race day.
□ 13.8M: $37 till 8/24/21: $47 till 9/04/21; $57 till 9/09/21. $80 race day.
 Online registration fees incur a processing fee.

Questions contact Frederic -  words0250@gmail.com

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