The Arkansas Ultra Runner’s Association (AURA) and

The Northwest Arkansas Speed Association proudly presents:

    Styx n' Stones


    30 Kilometer Trail Run

                    (15K Option Also Available)


        Devil's Den State Park

            March 19, 2016

                    8:00 AM

  Exercise Your Demons



Race Information

Please REGISTER below (registration closes on Friday March 18 at 2:00 pm)


Time/Location: 8:00AM.  Day Use Pavilion.


Distance:  Approximately 30K (18.6 miles). The short option is 15K (9.3 Miles).    


Aid:  There will be minimal aid. This may include water, sports drink and light food.  However, you are encouraged to carry your own provisions.   Water bottle highly recommended.


FEE:  No fees.  No frills.  No wimps.  No whining.  Donations to help cover costs are appreciated. There will be a donation can at the sign-in table.


Ultra Trail Series: This race is part of the UTS.  More information on the UTS


Timing: Please keep your own time and sign in at the finish.  Results will be posted on www.runArkansas.com


Difficulty:  This is a long race on difficult, technical trail.


Runner Info:


Gaiters recommended:  expect any combination of sticks, stones, boulders, mud, scree, grit, trail debris, rocks, sand, slippery rocks, roots, loose rocks…


Much of the trail is very technical.  Don't plan to run a personal best here.  Enjoy the great outdoors and exercise your demons.


Major climb the first two plus miles.  Gnarly climb at ~13 miles.


Six hour time limit.  Runners passing the 9-mile checkpoint after 10:50 AM will be required to stop at 15k.  Assume the 30k will take nearly as long as a road marathon.


Getting there:

From the north, I-540 to the West Fork exit, right on Highway 170.

From the south, I-540 to the Winslow exit, Left on Highway 74.



Race Information: Mark DenHerder

Devil’s Den State Park trails http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/things-to-do/trails/search.aspx?parkid=4