February 26th 5:00pm
YETI or Not? 25k will have to be postponed.
We are sad to make this announcement. Aaron and his trusty pup Miles went to run the course. The trails are in rough shape, and not safely passable.
We are waiting for word from Dupont and will announce the date ASAP! Please feel free to stop by the store and pick up your race socks and start wearing them to stay YETI!
Communications will come out from here, on facebook, and email.
UP TO DATE RACE INFO:
Winter has finally arrived in WNC. If at all possible we will still plan to host the race on Saturday. We are monitoring the weather and trail conditions closely. With the 3rd storm in two weeks passing through tomorrow, we will hold out any final decision until Thursday at noon. We have requested a reschedule date of March 7th, that date is pending with Dupont State Recreational Forest. Please stay tuned. We will communicate via email and the Foot Rx Asheville Facebook page.
Race Info (Whenever race day happens!)
Packet Pick Up will be held this week Thursday and Friday 10am - 6pm at:
Foot Rx Running
1979 A Hendersonville Rd
Asheville NC, 28803
(if race is delayed, packet pick up will continue through the next week)
Packet Pick Up and Day of Registration will be held at the start/finish area 7:30am - 8:45am on February 28th.
Parking, Start and Finish will be at Guion Farm Parking Area, Sky Valley Road, Dupont State Recreational Forest.
Race Starts at 9 am
We expect the course to be MESSY, there are several stream crossings. Please prepare to have wet feet.
There are 2 Aid Stations on the course. Approximately Mile 5 and Mile 10.5. Each Aid Station will have water, gaitorade, Huma Gels and Bonk Breakers. With current trail conditions, the pace may be much slower - please be prepared by carrying extra water and nutrition. Wear layers! any unwanted items can be dropped at the Aid Stations to be returned at the end of the race to the finish line.
Aid Station 1 is located at the intersection of Turkey Knob Connector Trail and Turkey Knob Trail.
Aid Station 2 will be at the intersection of Pine Tree Trail and Conservation Road. For Friends and Family: this is a 2 mile walk/ride from the finish line, and easily accesable viewing/meeting spot.
There is limited Cell coverage on the course.
Due to expected trail conditions, please use caution and adjust pace as necessary. If you are injured or unable to finish; report to the nearest Aid Station. If you are unable to do so, please have the closest runner report for you and request aid. **Do not leave the race area with out either crossing the finish line or turning in your bib**
There is a 5 hour time limit on the course.
See you at the Start Line!
Foot Rx brings the first running of the YETTI or Not? 25k trail run to Dupont State Recreational Forest.
This 25k trail race will take place on the uncomparable beautiful single and double track trails, with a start and finish at Guion Farm Parking area. The race utilizes almost all trail, and has minimal forest service roads. It is a challenge - are you YETTI?
All Yeti or Not trail series races will have aid stations, but these trail runs are designed to be basic, minimal, and fun so come prepared.
Be Prepared 15k and 1 mile - December 6th - Camp Daniel Boone
The Be Prepared Trail 15k will be the first race in the Foot Rx Winter Trail Race Series. This 15k and 1 mile run will start and finish at Camp Daniel Boone in Canton, NC. The race will take place on trails surrounding the camp. This race has some serious climbing, but the effort s worth the view. All participants will receive a custom race shirt. Come enjoy a great, relaxed, simple race - just the way trail races should be. Are you prepared?
Frosty Foot 30k and 50k - Tsali Recreational Forest - January 17th 2015
We are excited to bring back the ever popular Frosty Foot again in 2015. This race offers the option of a 30k or 50k run. Prepare for a great scenic rolling course, and to be self sufficient. We charge 1$ per K for this laid back, no frills race. All race participants receive a custom race Running Beanie. 50k runners will also receive a pair of arm sleeves.
Event details and schedule
Run begins at 9:00 am