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Full Moon USA 2012 - 5 Mile Night Race

Q50 RACES: FULL MOON IN TEAMS OF 2 RUNNERS TRAIL RUN!
 
DATE: AUGUST 4, 2012
  
 
 
Welcome to the Q50 Full Moon Trail Run!
 
We are very excited you are participating in this awesome event.
 
Things you should know for race day:
 
1. Packet Pickup from 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm at Pavilion 1
 
2. Race Day Registration from 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm at Pavilion 1
 
3. Pre-Race Meeting about the course, marking of the course, etc.
8:30 pm at Pavilion 1
 
4. Race start at 8:45 pm
 
7. There is a fee of $1.00 per person to be admitted to the park.
This fee does not apply to seniors (age 62 and older) or for children under 3 years old. (This fee was not included in your registration fees, as this money goes directly to the park.)
 
5.  NO DOGS, NO PACERS, NO BABY STROLLERS, NO BICYCLES,
and NO EARPHONES, etc. ALLOWED on the COURSE!
 
6. This event is “BYOB” (Bring Your Own Bottle). In our efforts to
keep our races and the park green, cups will not be provided at the water station. This helps reduce our impact on the park. Water will be provided for filling your bottles, camelbacks, and other containers at the start/finish of the race. The only water station will be at the start/finish of the race. Drink lots of water before, during and after the race to stay hydrated. 
 
 
8. Come prepared for the HOT weather. 
 
9. INSECT repellent is a MUST!
 
10. Don’t forget your headlamp, whistle or your partner!
 
 
 
11. HAVE FUN! Plan to stay for the post-race activities and awards
ceremony. There will be live music and lots of fun. We want everyone to have a great time, in this amazing place. 
 
 
 

General Info:  "FULL MOON FONTAINEBLEAU PARK TRAIL RUN" -  TEAM NIGHT RACE

BRING YOUR HEAD LIGHT,  GIRLFRIEND, BOYFRIEND, FRIENDS, and ENJOY THIS FULL MOON NIGHT RACE IN  BEAUTIFUL FONTAINEBLEAU STATE PARK

WE ARE GOING GREEN NO PAPER CUPS All runners should bring water bottles and/or camelbacks

Teams:  2 Runners per Team (men, women, and coed teams) - not a relay;  team members run together
 
Location:  Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville, LA -  $1.00 entry fee per person to get into the Park (Driving Directions from New Olreans:  Once you reach the north side of Lake Ponchartrain, get in the right lane and curve right 100 meters after exiting the Causeway Bridge.  Continue east on Florida Blvd for 3.6 miles (6k).  Fontainebleau State Park is on the right.  There is one main entrance to the park.  Once you enter the park, go straight for 1 mile to the Main Pavilion.)   

Distance: 5 Mile Trail Run. Inside Fontainebleau Park 

Date: Saturday August 4, 2012

Start Time:  8:00 pm

Start /Finish Point:  Main Pavilion Fountainebleau State Park

Limited Entries:  Only 300 entries! 
 
Cut Off Times:  Runners have until 10:00 pm to complete the race

Surface:  Trail Run  

Aid Stations:  Only one at the Start/Finish of the race.  Water and food will be provided.  Paper cups will not be provided.  All runners should bring water bottles and/or camelbacks.

Race Package:  All entries will receive the following:
                                   Q50 USA T-shirt
                                   Finisher Medal OR PLANT!

Awards:  Surprises!!

Social Cause:  As in all Q50 Ultras events, you'll be running and helping those in need.  The Social Cause for this race will be announced in a few weeks.

Course:  The course will be in the amazing Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville, Louisiana.  This race will be ran at NIGHT!  The course will be one loop with the Start and Finish being in the same loaction.

Rules:  Please, it is responsibility of each runner to know and respect all rules for the event.  At the same time, every runner must be medically fit to participate in this event.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at info@q50ultras.com.

1.  You will run in areas where nature will offer all its beauty, please DO NOT leave any trace behind you.  Every runner must carry out their trash (granola bar wraps, gel packs, paper, etc) and deposit it in the proper places at the finish line, since this race does not have aid stations throughout the course.  It is very important to Q50 Ultras to preserve the environment where our events take place.  

Runners not respecting this rule will be disqualified.  

2.  It is completely forbidden to extract and/or collect any kind of flora or fauna, rocks, etc. anywhere on or around the course.  Enjoy and respect nature! TAKE CARE OF IT!

3.  Each runner will have to cover their medical expenses in case of emergency.  Like any competitions of this kind, a medical and travel insurance is recommended to cover any emergencies.

4.  For safety reasons, companions, friends or family will only be able to assist runners at the start/finish line.  No pacers are allowed.

5.  For safety reasons, no vehicles will be permitted to accompany any runner at any time during the race.

6.  Cut off times are not negotiable.

7.  The numbers given to the runner prior to the race, must be at a visible place on the front of the runner at all times during the course.

8.  For  logistic and safety reasons, companions, family and friends will only be permitted in assigned areas noted by Q50.

9.  Car traffic during the event will NOT be suspended.  For this reason, runners should use precaution in the small parts where they will be on the open road.

10.  Q50 will be coming and going all around the course during the event.  They will be properly identified.  In case of emergency,  runners should inform one of these Q50 people.

11.  Q50 reserve the right to take out of the race any runner that is considered not to be physically capable of  finishing the race (medical opinion will be requested for this to happen). 

12.  A Q50 representative should be informed immediately by any runner dropping out.. 

13.  The only Aid Station will be at the Start/Finish Line.  Each runner must bring with him/her from the start everything needed to be self-sufficient for the duration of the course.

Mandatory Gear:

1.  HEADLIGHT!

2.  Whisle

3.  Water or Camelback

Safety:  THE RACE WILL TAKE PLACE AT NIGHT.  THERE WILL BE NO LIGHTS EXCEPT YOUR HEADLIGHT AND HOPEFULLY THE FULL MOON.  THE TRAIL WILL BE MARKED WITH NIGHT TAPE AND THERE WILL BE Q50 VOLUNTEERS ALONG THE COURSE.

If you want to receive all the updates of these amazing events, please, send us an email to info@q50ultras.com or register at www.q50ultras.com

So...ARE YOU READY FOR ADVENTURE???

Another one of those "AMAZING RACES IN AMAZING PLACES"
 

We are thrilled to have you with us.  Please keep your eyes open for more  

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