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 22, 2014
Exercise Your Demons
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 2013-14 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.
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.
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