the peoples' Park ultra

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When:  Saturday, April 2, 2022 - Registration opens 11/29/21 7:00 PM

 

Location: Parvin State Park - Start/Finish will be at Danna Farm

Race Start: 7:30 AM

 

Race End: 5:30 PM

 

Time Limit and Format:

 

This race is a Last Person Standing format. We will start laps every hour, on the hour, for 10 hours. Runners must be in the start corral by the next lap start time. If you miss the start, you're out of the race. This can be because you missed the cut off, spent too much time in the pit, etc.. You must start with the group to stay in the race. 

This race has no winners. You either are a finisher or you are not. 

Swag:

 

All runners will receive a custom BOCO Gear Technical Trucker hat and a Peoples Park Ultra pint glass.

All finishers (those that complete all 10 laps) will receive a finishers medal.

All that do not finish will receive a DNF medal and a race shirt.

Course:

The race will be held on a 4.1-ish mile trail around Parvin State Park. It will be predominately on trail, and mostly single track. The course is fast and flat, but is technical in sections with rocks, roots, and sand. There will be one short pavement section as you pass through the campground. This park is a hidden gem and we can't wait for you all to experience it. 

Registration Fees: 

$90 through 12/5/21

$100 through 1/15/22

$110 through 3/26/22

Registration opens 11/29/21 at 7:00 PM

Registration closes 3/26/22 at 11:59 PM

Deferrals, Transfers, Refunds

No refunds. If we have to cancel the race for any reason all runners will be deferred to the following year.

Voluntary deferrals will be allowed until 2/28/22. No option to defer after that date. 

Donations:

This venue is where we got started in trail running and we are encouraging donations to the Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee. They are a volunteer non-profit organization that works to maintain and promote the park. 

During your registration you will have an option to add-on a donation to them, and we would really appreciate if you considered donating. Without their efforts we could never put on events like this and we really believe in this park as a great place to run.

You can also donate directly here: http://parvinvolunteers.org/donations/

Pit Area and Aid Station:

Runners are allowed to set up a pit with a canopy tent, no larger than 10x10, at the start/finish area at the venue. No cars in the pit. 

 

There will be one food aid station and one hydration station at the start/finish. Food like sandwiches will be made to order, and yes this will slow you down. Plan for that. We'll be fully stocked with typical ultra foods and will have vegan friendly options available.

This race is a cupless race.  This means we do not plan to have a ton of plastic cups for you waiting at the aid stations. Please plan to bring a bladder/pack, water bottle, or reusable cup to use for the day.

 

Weather:

 

This is April in NJ. Anything we tell you to expect will be wrong, so expect anything.