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Xterra Parks of Alabama Coldwater Mountain Trail Run...

  • 15K Run :- Run 9.3 Miles
  • 8K Run :- Run 5 Miles
Saturday, January 20, 2018

_ The 2018 Xterra Parks of Alabama Coldwater Mountain Trail Run:

Race number 5 of The 2017-2018 XTERRA Parks of Alabama Trail Run Series presented by Black Squirrel Events will be held on January 20th, 2018 at the beautiful Coldwater Mountain.

Course Description:  Distance Options 15K or 8K on the trails at Coldwater Mountain Upper Trailhead. Roughly 40 miles from Birmingham, Alabama, near the towns of Anniston and Oxford, Coldwater Mountain serves up a growing network of trails built specifically for mountain biking but offers recreation of all sorts, including trail running. The 4,000-acre land tract was bought in the late 1990s by Alabama’s Forever Wild organization—a land preservation program—and is managed by the state.

Awards:  Medals and prizes will be awarded to our overall top 3 Male and Female finishers for each race along with top Male and Female Masters 40-49 and Grand Masters 50 +.   We will also be handing out medals to our top 3 Male and Female finishers in each age group (14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70&U).  Age based on August 31, 2017 Birth date.

Chip Timing: Disposable RFID chip timing from ChronoTrack by Race Krewe.

Packet pickup: Will be held at Academy Sports and Outdoors 601 George Wallace Dr Gadsden, AL 35903 Friday January 19th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.  And also the morning of the race starting at 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Race starts at 8:00 a.m.. The race will be held rain or shine.

Entry Fees: Includes soft cotton long sleeve race t-shirt – subject to availability for race day registrations. Chance to win a Special Edition XTERRA Alabama Rtic 20 Cooler on Race Day and at the Series Finale at Cheaha State Park.  Preregistration 15K Trail Run $35 / Race Day Registration $40. Preregistration 8K Trail Run $30 / Race Day Registration $35.

XTERRA Alabama Trail Series Information: http://www.xterraplanet.com/trailrun/alabama-series/

Lodging Information: https://www.trailrunproject.com/directory/8011828/coldwater-mountain

More Information:  
Facebook Event Page https://www.facebook.com/events/1640673052664951/

Coldwater Trail Information http://neaba.net/coldwater-mountain.html

Forever Wild Information http://www.alabamaforeverwild.com/coldwater-mountain

Runners World January 2015 Trail of the Month https://www.runnersworld.com/trail-running/trail-of-the-month-coldwater-mountain-anniston-alabama

Black Squirrel Events Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pg/Black-Squirrel-Events-Llc-332523440526857/events/?ref=page_internal

2017-2018 XTERRA Parks of Alabama Trail Run Series Schedule: 

  • September 30, 2017 - Noccalula Falls Park
  • October 21, 2017 - Red Mountain Park
  • November 18, 2017 - Guntersville State Park
  • December 2, 2017 - Desoto State Park
  • January 20, 2018 - Coldwater Mountain
  • February 3, 2018 - Cheaha State Park


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