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We are proud to announce that the Big T 2021 will continue this year as an in-person trail run and WINGS will receive proceeds again this year.
Everyone that registers will receive a custom designed shirt again by none other than Dustin Martin Director of Wings Of America.
Register here on-line before race day and pay only a $35 registration fee. Day of race registration is available for $40 between 8 and 8:30 a.m.
Specify your shirt size during registration and whether you want men’s or women’s.
Hikers are welcome to start the trail at 8 a.m.
Wings of America vision is to build healthy Native communities using youth running initiatives.
Their mission objectives are:
Strengthen Native youth and their families through running.
Inspire youth to become mentors for the next generation.
Encourage Native student achievement and success.
Reinforce cultural identity and personal values.
To make a donation to Wings of America, please to it directly here, or go
to https://www.wingsofamerica.org/contributions/ .
Awards will be given to the first three finishers in each of the age categories for women and men runners; under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and above. We'll also have an award for the first overall female and male runner!
We are working on raffle prizes from our sponsors. Shirts will be available day of the race between 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
The Santa Fe Striders will provide burritos from Joe’s Dining, and coffee from Java Joe’s and there will be much rejoicing!
None of us claims to be immune from the Coronavirus or any of its variants, and we have no idea what the Governor's orders will be on race day, October 2, 2021. With that said, we will fully comply with any orders our Governor thinks are necessary for the common good and to keep us all safe. However, we’re betting that being outside and running up the trail will keep us socially distanced and safe!
Neither the Santa Fe Striders, nor anyone associated with the race can be responsible for your safety or health as is stated on the waiver just in case you were wondering.
The Big T race is the same 12-mile up and back run up Aspen Vista Trail that starts at 10,000 and takes us up to 12,003 feet at the radio towers. The starting point is at the trail head, 14 miles up Hyde Park Road, just before you get to the Ski Basin and there are guaranteed spectacular views when you break out of the trees before you get to the top.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.santafestriders.org/.
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