Our relay consists of 6 regular team members or 3 ultra team members or the Ironman 1 person does it all. Each member of the team will take turns running, mountain biking, road biking and 1 leg of paddling. Race distance approximately 153 miles. The race is divided into 18 legs. Each athlete will complete 3 of the 18 legs of the relay. Each ultra athlete will run 6 of the 18 legs of the relay. Each leg of the relay is anywhere from 3 to 18 miles in length. At the start of the relay, the first runner from each team will start every 2 - 5 minutes, from 5:00 A.M. To 7:00 A.M.
The race is 95% over 7000ft and reaches 10000 in places. Train accordingly. We recommend a road bike and mountain bike that fits multiple riders or one for boys and one for girls and a rack that will hold up to four bikes. There will be one leg on strawberry reservoir that up to three team members may participate in. You may bring your vessel of choice as long as its paddled powered
The relay will begin in Heber City, then wind through the city making its way up center creek, Crossing the tops of the mountain making its way north to Highway 40. Once on 40 you will head a short distance to Strawberry Reservoir. Once to Strawberry Reservoir you will start the paddle leg will wind along the banks ending once agian on Highway 40.
Once on HWY 40 the course will drop down to Fruitland. It then will cut over on HWY 208 to HWY 35 and end the first day at the town of Tabiona. It will then leave Tabiona pass through Hanna and wind its way up to Wolf Creek Pass on HWY 35. It will then pass through Soapstone Basin then back to HWY 35 and wolf creek pass
The route will cut off the Highway at Mill Hollow road 054 and wind up to the pass and turn off of Lake Creek rd 083. The course will then return down East Lake Creek rd and back to Heber City Park.
RACE COURSE MARKING
The racecourse is pre-marked with cones, UMAR & Run Back Country signs, flags, barricades and reflective tape. Please know the UMAR course. We have provided maps and materials to help direct your efforts.
COURSE ROAD CROSSING
There are a few designated road crossings for the active competitor. These will be well marked. In the event that there is traffic flowing at the same time the runner attempts to cross, runners must wait for traffic to pass before crossing.
REST ROOMS & GARBAGE CONTROL
Restrooms will be at place through out the couse that are on pavement and will be stocked with toilet paper; however we recommend you bring your own TP just in case. NO LITTERING! We ask that teams control their own garbage and pack it out. Be mindful of the beautiful place you are in and do all you can do to keep it just as you found it.
The finish line is at Heber City. We highly recommend that teams gather near the finish line and run in together through the finish line. Now is the time to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy being at the end of an amazing race.
* All updates to the race will be posted on Facebook and they must check it often.
RELAY CONTACT INFORMATION
RACE DIRECTOR: Jon & Liz Johnson
Mobile: (801) 367-2575