ROOSEVELT FOREST ULTRAS, THE GATEWAY TO CONNECTICUT ULTRAS
For 2024 there is a new quicker course of 2.5 miles loops. This typical New England course will have roots, rocks and rolling hills. Also new for 2024; your chance for 3 Buckles: Red (24), White (30) and Blue (33) : you must do 100 miles in 24 or less hours for a Red Buckle and continue to do another 25 more miles in 30 or less hours for a White Buckle and then have the right to continue on for another 25 miles for the Blue Buckle resulting in a total of 150 miles in 33 hours and all three Buckles are yours! Register, now and start your training !!!
The 33 Hour/100 mile and 3 Buckle EPIC event will start on Saturday with a start time of 8:30 am and run through Sunday, ending at 5:30 pm or 33 Hours.
The course will consist an irregular 2.5 mile loop which will be typical a New England course will having roots, rocks and rolling hills. Run, Power-Hike/Walk or Crawl: 26.2M, 50K, 50M, 100K, 100 MILES or more, it's up to you. The course markings will consist of yellow signs with black arrows and smaller tree markings; no getting lost. Please, understand trail running experience is mandatory for safety, so trail training is warranted. Put this doable Centurion 33 hour/100 miler race and buckle (s) on your "bucket list" for Connecticut. Train safe, train well !
There will be an award for first to fifth overall with the most amount of miles in the 33 hours. An incredible buckle will be given at no additional charge to all those achieving 100 miles in the 33 hours; a buckle is assigned by race time achievement of 100 miles. So, train well and you will "Buckle"! A buckle would make an EPIC event, even better! Note: The first to achieve 100 miles receives the buckle at that point, but that does not win the race; it is most miles achieved in 33 hours. On average, the course has roots and rocky terrain with one larger hill, that is very doable, so 2.78 miles times 36 loops gets you that fantastic buckle. You are given these as you achieve your 100 miles, however as stated, this does not win the race. The top 5 Runners with most miles in 33 hours will podium!
One Pacer is allowed per runner:
Numerous diversified charities receive some support from each of the Roosevelt Forest Ultras: Forest Commission, Veterans Museum, and Library, etc. .