Recharge 8K/15K Trail Run

Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:30am start for 15K
7:45am start for 8K

Join the Friends of Government Canyon for our inaugural fundraiser, The Recharge 8K/15K Trail Run which benefits the FoGC, a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization that raises funds and provides volunteer services to help maintain, preserve, and protect Government Canyon State Natural Area (GCSNA).

Please help us make a difference while challenging yourself on the trails of Government Canyon! Your entry fee includes a one-year membership to the Friends of Government Canyon, race t-shirt, a well-marked and well-supported course with well stocked aid stations, and post-race refreshments for all participants.

Entry Fees
8K $40
15K $50
$60 Race Day for either race

Course
8K runs through the Frontcountry on the Savannah Loop and Lytle’s Loop trails.  An easy to moderate course that is great for beginning trail runners and walkers.

15K is a hilly, rocky, challenging course that runs through the scenic Backcountry on the Recharge, Far Reaches, Recharge, Little Windmill, and Sendero Balcones trails.  Some of the natural areas most scenic areas are on this course!

FOR COURSE MAPS CLICK HERE

Awards
This race is chip timed. Top overall & masters awards in each race, along with age group awards 3-deep in 10 year increments (19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & above).

Packet Pickup
October 30th & 31st, 12-6pm
Fleet Feet Sports
6408 N. New Braunfels Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78209

Race day packet pickup and registration available from 6:30-7:30am at the picnic pavilion near the shuttle bus drop off.

 
RACE DAY PARKING
Runners MUST park at Folks Middle School located at 9855 Swayback Ranch Road approximately 2 miles from the natural area entrance ( MAP). Buses will shuttle runners to and from Government Canyon from 6:15am – 11:45am.  You will be dropped off at the picnic pavilion where chips and race day packet pickup and registration is located.  ONLY registered runners are able to ride the buses.  Family and friends may park at the Canyon, but must pay the $6 entry fee.  Parking is very limited at the natural area and we apologize for any inconvenience.  Please arrive at least one hour prior to the start to get your chip and to the start line on time.

PLEASE NOTE
Due to impact on the Natural Area, the race is limited to 300 total runners. In the event of rain the race will reschedule to the following Saturday, November 8, 2014.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

DOWNLOAD RACE FLYER HERE