Welcome to the first ever Hurricane 100k, and the ONLY 100k, trail run in West Virginia brought to you by the City of Hurricane, Little Caesars and a host of local sponsors. Get ready to race for a total prize purse of $7,500! The Hurricane Hundred 100K Trail Race and Relay is 62 glorious miles on the Meeks Mountain Trails in Hurricane WV. Prizes: $7,500 purse! $1500 for 1st place male and female, $750 for second place male and female, and $375 for third place male and female. Top coed, female, and male relay teams also get $750 to split between the three runners. When: Saturday, September 10, 2022, starting at 6:00 am with a midnight cutoff. Where: Meeks Mountain Trails, Hurricane, WV. The race command center, crew pit, and team hangout will be in the back of the bowl at the shelter. The race is 100% single track mountain running on 10.3 mile loops. Solo runners will see their crew between each of the 6 laps. Who: For the heartiest of runners only. Run the 100k solo or as a three-person team doing 20+ miles each. Crew, family, and spectators are welcome to hangout and support their runners. There’s a playground nearby and loads of open trails for hiking, biking, running, and exploring. Pacers: For solo runners, pacers are permitted for the last two loops. Swag: All runners receive a zip up sweatshirt jacket, finisher’s stainless-steel pint along with a tote and various swag from sponsors. All 100k solo finishers, within the 18-hour time limit, will receive a Hurricane 100k belt buckle.
Join us on Saturday, May 28th at 7 am to check out the 10+ mile looped course for the Hurricane 100k and run with local folks who know the trails. The course will be flagged and easy to follow. After the run enjoy pizza from our friends at Little Caesars and have a Q&A for those that are new to long distance running. We’ll show you the layout of the central command and support center, crew area, and talk all things ultra. https://www.facebook.com/events/1122556498519384?acontext=event_action_history[surfacepage]
You can also check out our website: https://www.meeksmountaintrails.org/
The race hotel is the Wingate by Wyndham is offering discounted hotel rates for our out-of-town guests. To book a room please call the Wingate directly at 681-233-2230 and simply say you will be in town for the Hurricane Hundred K at Meeks Mountain Trails. King guest rooms are just $99 and Double Queen/Kings are just $105. Check out other local restaurants and accommodations on the Putnam CVB website at https://www.visitputnamwv.com/ or at https://runsignup.com/Race/MMTACrushRun/Page-5
Registration for the 100k is $130 between February 15 and April 14th, $150 from April 15th until July 14th, and $170 from July 15th to September 7th. Registration per team for the relay is $330 from February 15th through April 14th, $360 from April 15th through July 14th, and $390 from July 15th through September 7th. The team captain pays for the team upon registration. Registration is limited to 250 runners.
The relay race is open to teams of three: an all-male team, an all-female team, and a coed team. There is a $750 prize for the top teach in each category. Every team will be issued one bib. The bib must cross the finish line 6 times, and the handoff must take place at the finish/start line-not mid trail. Teams will determine the order of runners and laps. The race headquarter is perfect for teams and crews to relax and hangout while their teammates run. When registering, the team captain will register and pay for the entire team.
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