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Race Preview: 2014 Bristow Trail Run 50k, 25k, 10M, 5M (Dexter, OR)

Bristow-Trail-Run-LogoThe Big Run Trail Series will kick off their season with the Bristow Trail Run on Saturday, February 8th.  This first event in the trail series will start at the Elijah Bristow State Park in Dexter, Oregon.  The 50k will begin at 9AM and the 25k, 10 mile and 5 mile races will all start at 10AM. You can register online or at the Eugene Running Company (116 Oakway Center) until noon on Friday, February 7th.

Taking place on a 5.2 mile single track trail, the 50k runners will run the loop six times, the 25k will run it three times, the 10 mile will run it twice (technically 10.4 miles), and the 5 mile race will run it once (technically 5.2 miles).  There will be aid stations along the loop with water, Gatorade, GU energy gels and Electrolyte Brew Tablets.

The trail is mostly wooded and entirely flat, running next to the beautiful Willamette River.  There will be several streams to cross that are no more than a foot deep and there is less than 10 feet of elevation change from start to finish.  Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners, as well as the top three finishers in each age division.  Winners will be acknowledged throughout the event, in place of an awards ceremony.

Registration fees are as follows:

50k         $50

25k         $35

10 mile $30

5 mile   $25

Anyone 17 or under AND adults over 60 get to deduct $5 from their registration fee.  Technical shirts can be purchased for an additional $10.  Day of registration (add $5) is available during packet pick up on Saturday, February 8th from 8AM-9:45AM.  Check out the all the event details here.

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About Teresa Wymetalek (265 Articles)
I love anything and everything related to health and fitness! I teach group exercise and do small group personal training when I'm not cleaning up after or shuttling three boys around. I run to to clear my mind, keep my sanity and stay connected with friends. I'm still working on teaching our dog, Autzen, proper running etiquette. Half Marathons and Triathlons are my favorite events and I watch a whole lot of soccer.

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