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The Watershed Endurance 6Hr/3Hr Run is an unique event to challenge an individual’s physical abilities hosted by Final Lap Race Management. The event will consist of a 3-hour and 6-hour timed run taking place on the 1 Mile path around the Watershed Nature Center. Participants can run, jog, walk or even take a break in between loops. The event is to see how many miles individuals can complete within the 3 or 6 hours limit. Event is limited to 120 participants. So, how far can you go?
Both distances will end at midnight on Saturday, August 6th. Participants will be required to wear a headlamp, waistlamp or carry a light after sunset.
6 HR – Start 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3 HR – Start 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Early packet pickup – Friday, August 11th - 3:00PM-6:00PM at Runwell , 142 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025
Race day - 5:00PM – 9:00PM in front of the Watershed Nature Center Welcome Center.
In-Person Registration will be available during Packet Pickup hours on Friday and Race Day
Male & Female Overall in both races.
***6Hr Overall winners will receive a FREE entry into the 2023 Tunnel Hill 50M***
Top 2 Male & Female age group winners – 29 & under, 30-30, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ in both races.
*Awards will be based on number of loops completed and finish time within the timed limit.
An aid station tent will be setup near the Welcome Center. This will be supplied with water, electrolyte drink, energy gels, fruit, snacks and first aid. There will be no cooked food on-site. Participants are encouraged to provide their own aid during event. Event will be a CUP-FREE event to minimize the trash in the landfills. Restrooms will be available inside the Welcome Center and in parking lot near basketball/sand volleyball courts.
Per City permits - NO grills or open flames allowed on property
Tailwind Nutrition, official hydration sponsor, will be provided at the aid station.
The course is a 1.01 Mile loop from the walking path leading to the Welcome Center. The route surface is 50% crushed limestone and 50% pavement.
Course direction changes each year. Even years - Clockwise, Odd years - Counterclockwise
Proceeds from the event will directly benefit the Watershed Nature Center, Nature Preserve Committee to support its goal of re-connecting people of all ages, background and abilities to nature, protect and restore ecologically functional lands and waters, and promote active, healthy, sustainable communities and livelihoods. The 2021 event raised $1,500 for the Watershed Nature Center.
Plan you visit to the Watershed Nature Center today.
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