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Xterra Parks of Alabama Cheaha State Park Trail Run...

  • 8K Run :- Run 5 Miles
  • 15K Run :- Run 9.3 Miles
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Cheaha State Park
19644 Hwy 281

_ The 2018 Xterra Parks of Alabama Cheaha State Park Trail Run:

The Season Finale. Race number 6 of The 2017-2018 XTERRA Parks of Alabama Trail Run Series presented by Black Squirrel Events will be held on February 3rd, 2018 at the beautiful Cheaha State Park.

Location: Cheaha State Park 19644 Hwy 281
Delta, AL 36258 

Course Description:  Distance Options 15K or 8K on the trails at Cheaha State Park. Take a trip to the highest point in Alabama. At 2,407 feet above sea level, Cheaha Resort State Park, located on top of Cheaha Mountain, has breathtaking views and fun recreational activities. This 2,799-acre mountaintop retreat offers visitors a little bit of everything. From quiet surroundings and accommodations to a magnificent lodge that can be used for family and group functions. Named by the Creek Indians “Chaha” meaning high place, Cheaha Resort State Park is truly a magnificent Alabama destination. Located in the middle of the Talladega National Forest, the park is ideal for access to the Kentuck ORV-ATV Trail. Additionally, the park is home to the Cheaha Trailhead of the Pinhoti Trail, which connects with the Appalachian Trail and accesses the Odum Scout Trail, and the Chinnabee Silent Trail. Here hikers can experience tranquility, native wildlife and beautiful waterfalls.

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 February 2nd 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 a chance to win the big Special Edition XTERRA Alabama RTic Cooler for the Season Finale.  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/

More Information:  
Facebook Event Page https://www.facebook.com/events/135859277099595/

Cheaha State Park Information: http://www.alapark.com/cheaha-state-park

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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