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XTERRA Alabama "Red Mountain Park" 9.0/4.5 Mile Trail Run

Location: Red Mountain Park Trails, Birmingham, Alabama 
Date: September 13, 2014 (Saturday) 
Format: Trail Run 
Distance: 2 options: 9.0 miles - 4.5miles 
Course Map: version 1 | version 2
Series: XTERRA Alabama 
Presenting Sponsor: Alabama Outdoors 
Results: 2013 8.0m | 4.0m
Photos: Snap It Sports Photography

REGISTER: On-Line via Active.com | Mail In Waiver
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We´re excited to present the 3rd Annual XTERRA Alabama Red Mountain Park Trail Race!

Runners registration for the 2014 XTERRA Alabama Red Mountain Park 9.0/4.5 Mile Trail Running Race is OPEN! We will have a cap on this race of 200 Participants! We are placing a cap on this event for 2 reasons... 1 parking availability, 2 getting that amount of runners into the woods (this race has reached capacity each year... if you are interested in participating please register soon)!

DIRECTIONS

For directions to the park: Red Mountain State Park 

Red Mountain Park
277 Lyon Lane
Birmingham, AL 35221

 

ENTRY FEES

  • 4.5 Mile 
    • Through August 31 -> $30
    • September 1 - September 11 -> $35 (LATE)
    • Race Day Registration -> $40
  • 9.0 Mile
    • Through August 31 -> $35
    • September 1 - September 11 -> $40 (LATE)
    • Race Day Registration -> $45

Dirty Spokes will be handing out "Dri-Fit" shirts at each of our trail running races this year! That's right a $25.00 value with your race registration! No guarantee of T-Shirt with late or race day registration.

PACKET PICKUP

Packet pickup will be the morning of the race starting at 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Race starts at 8:30 a.m. SHARP!

RACE COURSE

This is great single and double track off-road running experience.  

4.5 Mile 

  1. Parking Lot Start out the gravel entrance connector trail (Orange to Black) to the BMRR double track trail (Brown), Left On BMRR.
  2. Head out BMRR double track to the short Redding Shaft Mine Connector Trail (Yellow).
  3. Left up at Redding Shaft Mine onto the (Green) BMRR Trail and up the long hill double track road, passed the Electric Sub Station, rolling along the ridge to the Left Turn down the short single track (Red BMRR connector trail, passed the exposed old mine cave) to the (Blue) BMRR Trail.
  4. Right up (Blue) BMRR trail up and over down to the (Red) TCI Connector Trail. 
  5. Left on Ike Maston single track Trail (Blue Trail under the zip line tour stations) crossing over the Ishkoda #13 Mine Trail and up the steps continuing on Ike Maston till you dead end and turn right on BMRR Trail (Brown) down to the Eureka Mines Trail (Orange), Back to The Parking Lot to the 4.5 Mile Finish.  

9.0 Mile

LAP 1 

  1. Parking Lot Start out the gravel entrance connector trail (Orange to Black) to the BMRR double track trail (Brown), Left On BMRR.
  2. Head out BMRR double track to the short Redding Shaft Mine Connector Trail (Yellow).
  3. Left up at Redding Shaft Mine onto the (Green) BMRR Trail and up the long hill double track road, passed the Electric Sub Station, rolling along the ridge to the Left Turn down the short single track (Red BMRR connector trail, passed the exposed old mine cave) to the (Blue) BMRR Trail.
  4. Right up (Blue) BMRR trail up and over down to the (Red) TCI Connector Trail. 
  5. Left on Ike Maston single track Trail (Blue Trail under the zip line tour stations) crossing over the Ishkoda #13 Mine Trail and up the steps continuing on Ike Maston till you dead end and turn right on BMRR Trail (Brown) down to the Eureka Mines Trail (Orange). 

Lap 2 (9.0 Milers) 

  1. Instead of heading back to the parking lot off the Orange trail, turn Right again on the (Black) BMRR gravel Connector Trail back to the (Brown) BMRR Trail. (Left On BMRR). Head back out to the Redding Shaft Mine Connector Trail (Yellow).
  2. Right on Ike Maston Trail (Blue) and straight across the park continuing up and down on Ike Maston single track crossing the Smyth Trail, 2 Service Roads, across the TCI Connector (under the zip line tour stations agains), all the way back to the dead end again at the (Brown) BMRR Trail.
  3. Right again down BMRR back down to the Eureka Mines single track Trail (Orange), and Back to The Parking Lot for the 9.0 Mile Finish. 

 

RACE CATEGORIES

Dirty Spokes will be handing out medals and prizes to our overall top 3 male and female finishers for each race. We will also be handing out medals to our top 3 male and female finishers in each age group (14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70&U) – you must be present to receive your medal we will not mail them to you.

AWARDS

Awards will be given out when we have enough finishers in to fill the categories. Medals will be given out to the top three finishers in each category. Walkers are encouraged to participate; however, you should be able to complete the 4.5/9.0 Mi at a 16 minute mile pace or under to receive an official time. 

RACE DAY VIDEO 2012