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  • Brazos Bend 50:- Ultra Distance
RACE DATE
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Start Time
6
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$60-$90
Location
Brazos Bend State Park
Address
21901 FM 762
CITY
Needville
STATE/TERR
Alabama
Zip
77461
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
8324724453
Description

Brazos Bend 50

50mi / 50km / 25km / 10km
26 April 2014 (Saturday)
Brazos Bend State Park-Needville, Texas

This is a part of the 2014 Texas Trail Championship Points Series!


50mi: 6:00am start- 316.7mi loops
50km: 7:00am start- 215.8mi loops
25km: 7:00am start- 15.8mi loop
10km: 7:30am start- 6.25mi loop
ALL: 9:00pm end- Cutoff All Races
Course Info
The Brazos Bend 50 Miler will aim to be the fastest race in Texas with its mostly flat course, easy 2 way aid stations and wildlife to watch its the perfect set up for some PRs and some records to be set. This race will also BE INCLUDED in the 2014 Texas Trail Running Championship http://www.texastrailchampionship.com/ for more information.

Wildlife is diverse and abundant. The white-­tailed deer is the largest of more than 25 different species of mammals present, which also include bobcats, coyotes, raccoons, gray and red foxes, river otters, feral hogs and several species of rodents. Approximately 21 species of reptiles and amphibians have been recorded, and the smaller turtles, lizards, snakes and frogs are overshadowed in general interest by the American alligator, which is present mainly in the wetland areas of Elm, 40­-Acre and Pilant lakes. (Feeding/harassment of wildlife is prohibited.) Birds of 290 species have been sighted in and around the park. The diverse habitat is a haven for migratory waterfowl, a variety of shorebirds, wading birds, songbirds and raptors. 

A portion of the proceeds will go to the TEAM RWB and the Brazos Bend Trail Maintenance Program. All participants will get a shirt no matter what and all finishers will get a great custom medal in all distances. 

Awards (Matching awards for Male & Female) (No Double Dipping)
Overall Top 3 (regardless of age)
Masters Top 2 (50 years or older)

for full information go to http://www.brazosbendtrailraces.com
Directions
he park is approximately a one-hour drive from downtown Houston. Take Highway 59 South to the Crab River Road exit. You may also take State Highway 288 south to FM 1462 West. Follow FM 1462 to FM 762 North. From the south follow State Highway 288 North to the FM 1462 exit or take State Highway 36 to FM 1462 East. All routes are marked with brown signs to guide you. The park is approximately a one-hour drive from downtown Houston. Take Highway 59 South to the Crabb River Road exit. You may also take State Highway 288 south to FM 1462 West. Follow FM 1462 to FM 762 North. From the south follow State Highway 288 North to the FM 1462 exit or take State Highway 36 to FM 1462 East. All routes are marked with brown signs to guide you.

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