The Joe English Twilight Challenge is an evening/night trail run hosted by Freestyle Farm in Amherst, NH. The event consists of a marathon, a half-marathon and a 6-hour ultra-marathon. The 6-hour ultra-marathon may be run individually or by 2 or 5 member relay teams.. The 6-hour ultra-marathon (individual and relay) begins at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m. Ultra participants run the 2.62-mile loop continuously for 6 hours.
Most of the race will be run at night on the groomed equestrian trails at Freestyle Farm.
The event is expected to draw 350 runners ranging from casual athletes to experienced ultra-runners. The event is set within a unique venue with high quality trails around a 50-acre pond. The course will be marked with fluorescent light sticks, ground flags and signal fires.
3:30 p.m. - Registration & Number Package Pickup for Individuals and Teams
5:00 p.m. - 6 Hour Ultra, 6 Hour Ultra Relay and Marathon
7:00 p.m. - Half Marathon Start
7:00 p.m. - 2 Lap Run
11:00 p.m. - Ultra Finish
To honor the spirit of the Joe English Trail Challenge to finish ranks right up there with winning the first- and last-place finishers will both earn custom medals. The awards will be given next to the start/finish line, or in bad weather, in the indoor arena. All results will be posted online, broken out by class (age, gender, and hiker versus runner).
Individual and relay runner fee (all events): $35 by August 31
$45 September 1 to September 30
$50 October 1 (on race day until 5:00 p.m.)
Event T-Shirt (not included in entry fee) $15.
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