THIS WEEKEND’S Jan. 26th 2013 DIRTY SOLES INFO
DIRTY SOLES Race This Weekend And…
Well here we are…the week of the DIRTY SOLES 5k, 10k, & Half Marathon. This is gonna be a great event/ weekend! Here goes:
PACKET PICK UP:
-Barley Oak – Packet pick up will be at The Barley Oakwww.thebarleyoak.com on the Old Mandeville Lakefront from 5:30-7:30pm on Friday January 25th. A Dirty Soles pre-race party will ensue at 5pm and go till whenever we feel like the partying needs to stop! Come pick up your packet and have a blast with us!
-RACE MORNING – You may pick up your packets race morning (at the race site) from 7-8am on Saturday January 26th
– All 3 races: The 5k, 10k, and half marathon will begin at 8:30am Saturday
PRE REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
– Online Pre-registration deadline is Thursday NIGHT January 24th. If you do not pre-recister online before it closes you will NOT receive a race T shirt. You will get other shwag though. You may register at Fridays packet pick up or on race morning, but the cost is $5 MORE. I DO take credit card payments!
RACE DAY PARKING:
– The race takes place on The Northlake nature Center Trails, BUT YOU WILL PARK WITHIN PELICAN PARK. See the below link for a park map.
63350 Pelican Drive
Mandeville, Louisiana 70448
– Those interested in camping at Fontainbleau State Park with all of us crazy kids…yes, there is room, the cost is:
$10 PER TENT. Please honor this by paying ME so I can cover the cost of the sites.
– CAMPING MAP/ SITE NUMBERS:The site numbers are: CU027 & CU032.
– AT THE FRONT GATE YOU MUST SAY THE MAGIC WORD…”BECK”, which is my last name, so they know you are with our group.
– Check in as early as 2pm Friday
– Reservations are for 2 nights so if you want to stay saturday night too…that is fine.
– 2013 SPRING EQUINOX 50K INFO:
– On MARCH 23rd 2013 at the Clear Springs Recreational Area, Homochitto National Forest in Mississippi, the First Annual Spring Equinox 50k will be
held. We are adding a 10 miler too. These trails are awesome! Dont miss it. Stay tuned to the FORGE web site and FORGE FACEBOOK page
for more details. Probably will be a cheap fatass race this year. Registration opening soon.
2013 CAJUN COYOTE TRAIL ULTRAS AND 20 MILER INFO:
– The date for the Cajun Coyote is December 7th 2013…same great place…Chicot State Park. Registration opening soon at ultrasignup.com
SERIES RUNNER PATAGONIA SHWAG:
– For those of you signed up for the whole 2013 Series, you will be getting some great Patagonia shwag. I am waiting for the 2013 Patagonia Spring Catalog to come out. I will e-mail you your choices, you will choose, and then I’ll order your goodies! You’ll get your shwag at the Headhunter Race.
FORGE SHWAG FOR SALE AT RACE:
– There will be a bunch of new FORGE shwag for sale at the Dirty Soles Race including, hats, visors, belts, FORGE logo T’s etc. I DO take credit card payments!
– This is not related to running, but I have a ton of mountain biking and cycling T’s that I printed just waiting to be liquidated (2012 designs). They are cool T’s but I am doing new designs so I will be selling these for $2 per. What a deal!
If you have any questions about the race etc, please text, e-mail, or call me…
Thanks you dirty kids for coming to play in natures sand box…well maybe mud box! Dirty Soles baby! Hahahaha
And remember, and oldie, but a goodie:
“When you’re a kid you believe that anything is possible. The trick is not forgetting it.”