2014 XTERRA Trail Run Series – Massachusetts
#1 – Saturday 9am, May 17, 2014 – 11k & 8k trail run races (click distances for course maps) over the varying terrain at Wallum Lake in Douglas, MA ($30/$25 fee, $10 more day of – online registration closes on 5/15 at midnight)
2014 race photos on Zenfolio
#3 – Saturday 8am, August 16, 2014 – 21k (half marathon) trail run & 10k trail run at Hodges Hoedown in Oxford, MA at Hodges Village Dam off Howarth Rd ($35/$30 – $10 more day of).
10k course cuts over across the main French River bridge at approximately mile 4.2 and continues straight over bridge.
For pdf of maps click here
Post-race: potluck style!!! We’ll bring the grillables, you bring some sides!
Aid Stations: All trail run races are sponsored by Gatorade and will have at least one on-course water/nutrition stop at each race and will have traditional post-race food and drink. SUPPORT IS MINIMAL SO BE MORE SELF SUFFICIENT DURING THE RACE
Fees: As noted above are on-line only ($5 discount for under 20 years old (Junior)). Day-of fees are $10 more to encourage pre-registration and also let’s the race staff focus on the RACE on race day and not paperwork). Registration to your first trail run race gets you a 2014 XTERRA Trail Run Series – Massachusetts shirt; a little token to commemorate our inaugural season. Every racer also gets a little finisher medallion at each race; race all 3 races in the series (any distance) and put all 3 medallions together on the XTERRA Trail Run MA Series medal (click here to see medal for all 3 races)! **Also, Get an additional $5 online discount code for each race after your first one! If you’d like to purchase an additional Series T-shirt or one of the custom Series participant medal/bottle opener, visit the product store by clicking here.
XTERRA Point Series (XPS): Racers will accumulate points for where they finish within their Age Groups based on age as of 12/31/2014, NOT age on Race Day; Age Groups are 5 year increments. Must complete at least 2 races to qualify for XPS championship. Points are only accumulated for participation in the longest distance offered, if more than one distance is offered for any race date. The racer with the most points in their Age Groups at the end of the season will earn an entry to the National Championship Race in Utah! For full description of point series, click here. Overall XPS Standings can be found by clicking here.
Age Group Points: Top 10 finishers of each race in each Age Group (<9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+) earn points -
- 1st – 100 points
- 2nd – 90 points
- 3rd – 82
- 4th – 75
- 5th – 69
- 6th – 63
- 7th – 58
- 8th – 53
- 9th – 49
- 10th – 45
- 11th – 41
- 12th – 37
- 13th – 34
- 14th – 31
- 15th – 28
Race Day Awards: Top male/female of each Age Division (not Group) are also presented with awards on race day: Junior (under 20), Open (20-39), Master (40-54), Senior (55+). Top Age Division point-getter will earn some cool prizes at the end of the season too! Click here for Age Division standings for both long and short courses. And there just might be something from Topo Athletic too…..
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