Race a course lit by moonlight and luminaries. The course will contain well paved roads and bike trails, along with a well-groomed rock pathway.
All proceeds from this event will support Patoka’s non-releasable birds of prey; a bald eagle, eastern screech owl and red-tailed hawk. With your help, we are able to support the lives of these non-releasable ambassadors used in educational programming.
Arrive at the beach no later than 9:00p.m. to register and pick up your packet on July 27th.
Free event t-shirt with registration if registered by June 26th and while supplies last on race day!
Registration and Packet Pick-up
Online registration closes on Wednesday, July 25th at 11:59p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Onsite Registration and Packet Pick-up:
*Friday (Race Day) July 27th from 8:30a.m. - 3:30p.m. at the Patoka Lake Nature Center
*Friday 4:30p.m. – 9:15p.m. at the beach
Chip Timing by Cross Roads Events LLC. Scoring and timing services using Jaguar Timing System.
Course Information Race this 3.1miles through the woods on well-maintained gravel and grass lanes and a paved bike trail lit by moonlight and luminaries. Runners must wear the race bib in front of their shorts or shirts. There will be 1- 2 water stations along the run course.
Wave Start –Depending on the amount of participants this race could begin with a wave start. At that point we would ask participants to select the wave most fitting to compete in: Lightning Fast, Speedy, Moderate, Slow and Steady, and Walking Pace.
Results & Awards -Live results will be posted immediately at the race using a race kiosk with printable receipts and can be found at: http://cross-roads-events.com/results18/
Awards will be given to overall male and female winners and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female winners of the following age groups: 14 and under, 15 -19, 20 -29, 30- 39, 40- 49, 50- 59, 60 -69, and 70+.
Recreation Area Entrance Fee – Race participant’s vehicle entrance fees are waived. All other vehicles will pay the $7 entrance fee; $9 out of state vehicles.
Parking is conveniently located at the event site. Traffic controllers will be on duty to assist vehicles before the event.
Cancellation - In the event of cancellation, no refunds will be made. Entries are not transferable or exchangeable.
Amenities - Restrooms and showers will be available onsite for your convenience at the beach house. Food and drinks will be available as participants complete the event. A concession stand is available for family and friends of the athletes.
Lodging - Campgrounds are available onsite. Cabins are available locally. Other lodging is available in the cities of Jasper (19 miles west) and French Lick (17 miles north).
Opportunities - Boating, skiing, fishing, kayaking, archery, hiking trails, fitness trail, 6 mile paved bike trail, disc golf course, & more.
Directions - The race will be held at Patoka Lake, 3084 N. Dillard Rd. Birdseye, IN 47513. However, the town where we are actually located is Wickliffe, IN. GPS and MapQuest directions are usually accurate in locating the property using the address above.