Two annual occasions will probably be held the weekend of Aug. 22 at Oak Mountain State Park.
MAYHEM ON THE MOUNTAIN
Alabama’s largest out of doors purposeful health competitors will return to Oak Mountain State Park this month. Mayhem on the Mountain will probably be Aug. 22-23 and herald over 500 rivals from across the Southeast, who will compete as people or on a four-person group.
The group competitors will probably be Saturday, Aug.22, and people will compete Sunday, Aug.23. Athletes will probably be divided by age and talent stage and embrace:
► Particular person divisions: Male RX, Male Scaled, Ladies RX, Ladies Scaled, Males’s Masters (35-39), (40-44), (45+), Ladies’s Masters (35-39), (40-44) and (45+).
► Crew divisions (4 individual): Male RX, Male Scaled, Ladies RX, Ladies Scaled, Males’s Masters Combine (two athletes have to be 35+), Ladies’s Masters (two athletes have to be 35+),COED RX, COED Scaled, COED Masters Combine (two athletes have to be 35+), Males’s ALL Masters (4 athletes have to be 35+), Ladies’s ALL Masters (4 athletes have to be 35+).
Particular person registration is $40 and group registration is $130. For data and a hyperlink to registration, go to facebook.com/mayhemonthemountain.
RIDGE TO BLAZING RIDGE
The fifth race of the 2020 Southeastern Path Sequence will probably be at Oak Mountain State Park on Aug. 22. It’s going to characteristic a 10.5-and 21-mile race that may start at 7 a.m. Throughout this occasion, runners can take pleasure in miles of backcountry trails, run via the outdated rock quarry, climb via a number of cliff bands, descend down the again facet of Double Oak Mountain into the “Outback” and make the descent into and climb out of Shackleford Hole, affectionately often called “Barkley Hill.”
Final yr’s race had 81 runners registered and 37 completed. Race organizer David Tosch stated this is among the most tough races one can run, and a few say it’s the hardest. The course options 10,892 toes of elevation change, and racers should begin the race with 40 ounces of water.
Late registration and packet pickup will beat the Mountain Excessive Outfitters retailer at The Summit on Aug. 21 from four:30-6 p.m. and Aug. 22 on the Redbud Pavilion at OMSP from 6-6:50 a.m.
Each races will begin at 7 a.m., and there will probably be no registration on the race. Registration for the 10-mile race is $50 and $65 for the 20-mile. Worth will increase by $10 after Aug. 14.
For data and registration, go to southeasterntrailruns.com/ridge-to-blazing-ridge.html.
The XTERRA occasion scheduled for Aug. 29-30 has been canceled.