FOLSOM LAKE ULTRA TRAIL 110K | SOLO OR 3 PERSON RELAY
The event will start at Beals Point.
Date & time:
September 15, 2018
5:00am Relay and Solo Runners
**Everyone starts at the same time**
Runners briefing / Packet pickup:
Joins us the day before race day for packet pickup and runners briefing at Beals Point. We have some sweet swag that will be distributed and raffled during the runners briefing.
A lot of information will be shared during the runners briefing. We would like to minimize any doubts/concerns about the race course, aid stations, dropbags, and rules.
Running the relay? – Bring the whole team!
Schedule of events:
- Packet pick up from 5:00 – 6:00pm
- Runners briefing 6:00 – 7:00pm
- Packet pick up from 7:00 – 7:30pm
Folsom Lake Ultra Trail (FLUT) is the only event to run all the way around Folsom Lake, to our knowledge, this may be the only race covering this length of distance while circumnavigating a body of water in California.
FLUT has a total of 12 aid stations that are packed with all kinds of food that ultra-runners need, water, electrolyte, boiled potatoes, chips, candy, gel packets, salt pills, and the later aid stations will have wholefoods such as soup, quesadillas, etc.
This race changes directions every year, 2018 will be clockwise course. The whole course is a combination of 82% trail and 18% road.
USATF GRAND PRIX EVENT:
Folsom Lake Ultra Trail is part of the USATFPA Grand Prix. To receive points towards the GP, you must be a current member of the USATF.
For more information, visit the USATF GP page. Click here.
The Pacific Association is home to many of the premier ultra running events in the nation, if not the world. The very active USATF Pacific Ultra Running Committee and its athletes take full advantage of these events with its annual Ultra Running Grand Prix. On a national Level this committee belongs to the Mountain-Ultra-Trail (M.U.T.) LDR Division.
Only registered solo runners are eligible for prize money.
Prize purse is based of the number of registered runners. We will allocated $1,000 per every 10 registered runners the Solo race for up to $10,000 (combined). The total prize purse amount will be divided equally between male and female fields. Prize purse will be divided as followed:
1st Place = 50%
2nd Place = 32.5%
3rd Place = 17.5%
The more runners we get, the higher the prize purse.
Everyone is entered, regardless of their USATF MEMBERSHIP status; runners who do not reside in the US will be subject to tax initially when paid
Prize will be mailed to the runner and final check can take up to two months for delivery.
43 runners registered = $4,000 total prize purse.
100 runners registered = $10,000 total prize purse.
Come test your limits as a team! – You and 2 other of your friends can run all the way around Folsom Lake (2 person teams: 1 runner must cover at least 2 legs of the race)
When a runner register as a relay team, the runner will receive an email for the other team members to finish their registration.
Only one runner at a time. This event consist of three legs:
1st leg – From Beals Point to Gate 142 AS (21.5 miles**)
2nd leg – From Gate 142 AS to Salmon Falls AS (24.5 miles**)
3rd leg – From Salmon Falls AS to Beals Point (22.5 miles**)
**All distances are approximate. This course was mapped using a Garmin 920, Garmin 220, and Suunto Ambit 3, we got a different distance every time**
Pacer are only allowed to join the runner at designated spots. Please, see the chart below for detailed instructions.
Pacers are only allowed in the relay under special circumstances.
Crew / Spectators:
Crew members must follow all State Park parking rules. They must display their park day/year permit when parking within the State Park, which is basically almost every accessible aid station except or No hands bridge and Gate 142 AS. Day pass can be obtained at the start area at the Iron Ranger “permit box” the morning of the event.
Click here for a print friendly map showing how to get around to each aid station. flut-crew-map-8-5x11. (paces are not updated)
Cut off times:
The event will have a total allotted time of 20:15hrs. See chart below for cutoff times along the course.
Printable Clockwise AS chart (paces are not updated)
Pacers below are correct.
|Aid Station||Mile||Next Aid||Drop Bag||Crew||Absolute Cutoff||Pacer Pickup||Relay Exchange|
|Pace is based on a 5am start||(Not for Relay)|
|Beals Point | Start||0||4||----||YES||5:00am||----||(Leg 21.6mi)|
|Horseshoe Bar AS.||10.5||2.7||----||NO (CREW=DQ)||----||----||----|
|Gate 142 AS||21.6||4.0||YES||YES||10:46am (16:00min/mi)||----||YES (Leg 24.4mi)|
|No Hands AS||25.6||3.4||----||YES (Walk in)||----||----||----|
|Cool AS||29.0||4.4||----||YES||1:00pm (16:34min/mi)||NO||---|
|Oakview dr. AS||33.4||6.6||YES||NO (CREW=DQ)||2:15pm (16:37min/mi)||NO||----|
|Flagstaff AS||40.0||6||----||NO (CREW=DQ)||4:30pm (17:14min/mi)||NO|
|Salmon Falls AS||46.0||7.7||YES||YES||6:30pm (17:36min/mi)||YES||YES (Leg 22.4mi)|
|NY creek AS||53.7||6.7||----||NO (CREW=DQ)||----||NO||----|
|Brown's Ravine AS||60.4||3.3||----||YES||10:45pm (17:38min/mi)||YES|
|Folsom Point AS||63.7||4.7||----||YES||----||YES||----|
|Beals Point | Finish||68.4~||----||YES||YES||1:15am (17:42min/mi)|
All cutoff times will be enforcedRunners must check in at each aid station.
All distances are approximate
Accommodations - (Camping is available at the start area at Beals Point)
Different sites show the course with different distances: Strava 68.1mi, Map my run 69.2, ridewithgps 68.9
Also, climbing accumulation oscillates between 6,200' and 9,850' depending on the GPS watched used, we picked the average.