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 Prey
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.
Only solo runners that register as hunters are eligible for prize money. You can switch your registration from Prey to Hunter or Hunter to Prey until August 31, 2018.
Prize purse is gender based and it depends of the number of registered runners in each gender (new for 2018).
We will allocated $1,000 per every 10 registered runners of each gender for the Solo race for up to $5,000 ($10,000 combined) . Each gender prize purse will be divided as followed.
1st Place = 50% of the gender total prize purse
2nd Place = 32.5% of the gender total prize purse
3rd Place = 17.5% of the gender total prize purse
The more runners we get, the higher the prize purse.
Everyone is entered, runners who do not reside in the US will be subject to tax initially when paid
Prize will be mailed to the runner.
43 male runners registered as hunters = $4,000 prize purse.
65 female runners registered as hunters = $5,000 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.