Choose 6 Hours, 8 Hours or 15.5 Hours to accumulate as many miles as you wish. The number of laps will be counted for each competitor. Information about each runner’s progress will be available during the run. Runners may stop to rest and restart running as they please. Online registration closes at 11:59PM, June 27, 2018 or when each race reaches capacity. NO race day registration!
Location: University of Wisconsin Green Bay Campus in the Parking Lot at Shorewood Golf Course. Packet pick up is Friday 4:00-7:00 PM and Saturday 3:30-5:00 AM at the start finish area. All runners start at 5:10 am (sunrise). The Summer Solstice Challenge is back! The challenge will start at sunrise (5:10AM) and end at sunset (8:40PM) for a 15½ hour event.
The Course: A 4.75 mile loop around the UWGB campus. The trail consists of sections of crushed limestone (45%), wood chips (50%) and asphalt (5%). The wood chipped sections contain some hilly portions, but are easy on the legs.
Aid Stations / Food: This is a GREEN event! Each participant is required to carry a water bottle. You will receive provide Gatorade and water on the course. There will be some great ultra staples available at the start/finish line. You will pass this point every 4.75 miles. Aid Station 1 is at mile 0.9. Aid Station 2 is at mile 2.6. Start/Finish Aid Station is at mile 4.75. The Start/Finish aid station will be stocked with the usual assortment of snacks, pretzels, bananas, cookies, water and Gatorade. AS1 will have water/Gatorade/food AND the famous watermelon!! AS2 will have water/Gatorade/food as well as towels you can soak in ice cold water. Start/Finish area will have a massage tent available from 8AM to 9PM for all participants to use during the race. Provided by Restore U Solutions and Christine Wolf.
Participant SWAG!: This year features a soft cotton short sleeve T-shirt, a trucker hat (new color) and the beautiful (almost famous) Finisher’s mugs! EARN EXTRA SWAG!!! Every runner who completes more than 50 Miles in the 8 Hour or 15.5 Hour events will also EARN a nice, thick 1/4 zip athletic top and a ’50M’ or ‘100K’ patch to commemorate your accomplishment! You only earn the top once. If you earned a top in 2017, you will earn a second ’50M’ or ‘100K’ patch in 2018.
Awards: ALL runners on Saturday receive a finisher’s award. Top Male and Female Finishers of each event will receive a special award.