May 2nd, 2020 – GHE – 3rd Annual May The 4th Be With You! Race
Short, Medium & Ultra distance off road race that take place in the most amazing trails in Florida. Runners come to conquer the course and push their limits with friends and a community of runners by their side.
GroundHog Events presents – 3rd Annual May The 4th Be With You! Race
The GHE experience is as competitive as you make it. Rally your team and battle the other teams for bragging rights, or simply make it your goal to cross the finish line! GHE is about coming together and accomplishing something you thought could never do. From the elite runner to the generally active individual, GroundHog Events has you covered.
TOP REASONS TO TAKE ON THIS COURSE:
1. Have fun with your family & friends
2. It’s only as competitive as you make it! There is top podium placement for encouragement.
3. Awesome after party with your fellow athletes after the race
Trout Creek Park: 12550 Morris Bridge Rd, Thonotosassa, Florida 33592
Price: $2 parking cash only. All runners must pay for their parking at the kiosk upon arrival.
Opens at 7 am
COURSE OPTIONS & DETAILS:
Dash: Entry level distance averaging: 3-5 Miles
Challenge: mid level distance averaging: 8-13 Miles
Endurance: long distance 6-Hour (AMLAP) as many laps as possible.
Aid / Water Stations
During the race, there will be water stations.
Race start time for ALL distances: 8 AM
For everyone’s safety, we ask faster runners to line up closer to the front of the start corral, then followed by run/walkers, walkers, and those with strollers ( if allowed ) toward the back.
There will be race day packet pickup starting at 7:15 am on Saturday morning.
Award Ceremony & Placement
Top 3 M/F Overall in each distance get awards.
Top 3 M/F Masters in each distance get awards.
Spectators are very welcome!
For Runners: Be Early
- Arrive an hour before your start time. This gives you plenty of time to park, pick up your packet, drop your stuff at bag check, find your friends & get warmed up.
WHAT TO BRING
Barcode (print or save your registration barcode to your phone.
Towel & extra (dry) clothes
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
Outside food and drink (racers, fuel for the race is OK)
WHAT TO WEAR
There’s no dress code, but you’ll be running in trails, possibly a creek or sugar sand.
Our elites recommend: performance gear (NOT COTTON), water hydration packs, compression underwear, high socks and headgear.
Advice from experience: is to race in what you train in – new shoes on race day are NOT recommended.
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