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3rd Annual Possum Glory Endurance Races Hosted by Team RWB

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August 18, 2018 (Saturday)
25 K, 10 K
(Tri-County ATV) 632 Tower Hill Road
Northern Cambria , Pennsylvania

Sponsored by Lt. Garfield Thomas Jr.
VFW POST 4963, Ebensburg, PA

HOSTED BY TEAM RED, WHITE, AND BLUE
TEAM RED, WHITE, & BLUE’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s Veterans.


RACE START TIMES
25K Run and Ruck Start Time – 9:00 a.m.
10K Start Time – 10:00 a.m.

***NO Early Starts***

There will be an 5 hour cut-off for the 25K. Any runner not finished by this time will be pulled from the course.

RACE ORGANIZERS
Race Director: Mike Weaver (teamrwbweaver@gmail.com)
Asst. Race Director and Timing: Al & Candi Lockard (alandcandi@hotmail.com)
Asst. Race Director and Registration: Donny Bowers (rwbbowers@gmail.com)
Course Director: Nate Luther (nluther1@gmail.com)

ENTRY FEES:
25K Run- $45 before August 11, 2018 (Includes short sleeve wicked shirt and post-race meal)
*$55 after August 11 to race day (no shirt guaranteed after 8/11 registration).
25K Ruck - $35 before August 11, 2018 (Includes an American Flag and post-race meal)
*$45 after August 11 to race day (no shirt guaranteed after 8/11 registration).
10K Run- $25 before August 11, 2018 (Includes short sleeve cotton shirt)
*$35 after August 11 to race day (no shirt guaranteed after 8/11 registration).


ALL VETERANS SAVE $5 FROM 25K FEE
Use the discount code "VETERAN" when registering


REFUNDS - Unfortunately, it is not practical to offer refunds to everyone who will be unable to make it to the start on race day due to any number of complicating circumstances; however we understand that sometimes things are beyond your control. If for some reason you cannot make it to the start on August 18th, you can request a deferral to next year's race. Send an email to rwbbowers@gmail.com and you will be placed on a list of deferred entrants.

AID SUPPORT STATIONS
Medical personnel will be at various aid stations, with one a medical personnel traveling the course throughout the day and one at the finish line. There is ONLY one crew station or place to see your runner. This is miles 12.5 at Rt. 403.

Station # --- Distance --- Event --- Notes
0 --- 2.5 miles --- 10-25-50 --- Unmanned. Water only
Marine 1 --- 7.0 miles --- 25-50 --- Full aid station.
Marine 2 --- 12.5 & 19.0 miles --- 25-50 --- Full aid station. Crew Area.
Marine 3 --- 22.0 miles --- 50 --- Full aid station. Medical
Marine 4 --- 28.0 miles --- 50 --- Full aid station. Medical


OVER-NIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS
There is room available for camping at the start/finish location. Contact one of the directors if interested.

Accommodations include: primitive free camping, kids play area, concession stand, indoor staging area, picnic areas.

MESSAGE FROM THE RACE DIRECTOR
Runners,
The race directors are experienced runners who have been competing and organizing races for years. Although we ran numerous marathons; ultra-marathons and trail races remain close to our hearts. Some of our most notable are: Leadville 100, Burning River 100, Oil Creek 100, Tussey Mountain 50, C&O Canal 100, Laurel Highlands Ultra and numerous other ultras and trail races.

We created this race because we have a passion for trail running and helping veterans. Myself and Al are both Army Veterans and we are all members of Team RWB. Join us for a great race and a greater cause….our American Veterans. I promise you will not be disappointed. Please contact us with any questions. Thank you for your support.


Mike Weaver



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Learn more about TEAM RWB at www.teamrwb.org


Event Start Location
Tri-County ATV
632 Tower Hill Road
Northern Cambria, PA 15714


Course Description
COURSE DESCRIPTION
25K-10K (no early starts) Runners should expect roots, rocks, numerous wet spots and challenging hills. Runners will not touch one piece of pavement during the entire run and will remain in the woods the entire race without a glimpse of civilization. Course will be marked very well with tree tags, tape, and spray paint.

CUT OFFS- All runners in the 25K must complete the course by 2 p.m. This allows 5 hours for the 25K runners and ruckers. Decisions by the Race Director to pull runners from the course will be made at the Rt. 403 aid station. This will be 12.5 miles for the 25K.



Awards
25K AWARDS
• Overall 1st place male/female finishers will receive a beautiful plaque.
• Age group winners (Male/Female) will receive medals.
o (Age Groups – 29 and Under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over).
• Finisher dog tags for all 25K participants who finish the race by the cut-off.

10K AWARDS
• Overall 1st place male/female finishers will receive cool medals.
• Age group winners (Male/Female) will dog tags.
o (Age Groups – 29 and Under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over).

*We will hand out awards as runners cross the finish line. Marchers will only receive a finisher medals. No awards.


Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet pick-up and start/finish location: Tri-County ATV (632 Tower Hill Road, Northern Cambria, PA 15714) on Friday, August 17, 2017 between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Packets may also be picked up on race day until 8:45 a.m. for the 25K, and 9:45 a.m. for the 10K.

Timing / Results
Results will be posted on our Facebook Page.

Post Race Activities
Post-Race Party: Join us for a post-race party Saturday after the race for beer, camp fire, and music.

Weather
Rain or shine (come on.....it's a trail race!!)

Directions
Tri-County ATV
632 Tower Hill Road
Northern Cambria, PA 15714


Parking
Tri-County ATV
632 Tower Hill Road
Northern Cambria, PA 15714

*Plenty of free parking for participants, family, and handlers.

 
 

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