Saturday, January 21, 2017
Historic Lee Field in Green Cove Springs. Home of the US Navy's F6F Hellcat fighter of WWII fame. The course is a loop course around the perimeter of the old base. Each loop is 6.2 miles. The 10km runners do it once, 30km runners do it 3 times and 50km runners do it 5 times. The course is a combination of pavement and dirt roads. No roots or rocks. Runners will go thru scenic cypress swamps with an abundance of wild life to include gators, deer, bear.
START / FINISH
Military Museum of North Florida
1 Bunker Ave.
Green Cove Springs, FL
(Off of Hwy 16 coming into Green Cove Springs - Click here for map & directions)
Finisher medals and technical t-shirt to all finishers.
AID & WATER STATIONS
Every 2 miles for the 10km and 30km. After their time lapse, then every 3 miles for the 50km.
At starting line 15 minutes prior to race.
RACE PACKET PICK-UP
Packets will be available for pick up at your selected 1st Place Sports locations (listed below) on Thursday, January 19th (2:30 PM - 6:00 PM) and Friday, January 20th (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM). All packets will be moved to the race site for race day pick up beginning an hour before the race.
Baymeadows Store: 3931 Baymeadows Road, Jax, FL 32217
Orange Park Store: 2186 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073
10km and 30km will be chip timed, 50km will be clock timed.
The Sleep Inn at 1815 East/West Pkwy. Fleming Island, Florida is recommended. 1-904-385-3668. Mention the Hellcat Race for preferential rate.
Free hamburgers and drinks to runners at the museum. All others will need to pay a small charge.
Races are a fundraiser for the Military Museum of North Florida. The museum is a 501 C-3 Corp. Entrance to the museum is free to all runners and their families on January 9th.