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Saturday, August 12th, 2023
Event will be held in the evening to avoid the summer heat and humidity. Both distances will end at midnight on Saturday, August 12th.
1591 Tower Ave
Edwardsville, IL 62025
The Watershed Endurance 6Hr/3Hr Run is a timed event to challenge an individual’s physical abilities. 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. The route surface is 50% dirt/gravel terrain and 50% pavement. 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. Participants will be required to wear a headlamp, waist lamp or carry a light after sunset.
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. Final Lap has donated $3,250 to the Watershed Nature Preserve Committee in the first two years of the event!
Plan you visit to the Watershed Nature Center today.
Field size limited to 140 Participants.
February 1st - June 30th - $65
July 1st - August 12th - $75
February 1st - June 30th - $45
July 1st - August 12th - $55
Overall Male & Female in both races.
6Hr Overall winners will receive a FREE entry into the 2023 Tunnel Hill 50!
Top 2 Male & Female age group winners – 29 & under, 30-39, 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, Tailwind Endurance Fuel, energy gels, fruit, snacks and first aid. There will 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 and decrease contact surfaces with COVID restrictions. Restrooms will be available inside the Welcome Center and in parking lot near basketball/sand volleyball courts.
The course is a 1.01 Mile loop running from the walking path at the Welcome Center. The route surface is 50% dirty/gravel terrain and 50% pavement. Odd years direction is counterclockwise and even years direction is clockwise.
View Course Map on MapMyRun.
We are look for a Part-Time Race Timer for the upcoming race season.