ACROSS FLORIDA 200 TRAIL RUN
December 2-5, 2021
The Across Florida 200 mile Endurance Trail Run across the State of Florida. Challenge yourself with 100 miles of the Florida Trail, 20 miles of State Park trails, 45 Miles of dirt roads, 15 miles of new Rails to Trails, and only 20 miles of road. Brought to you by the ARGEORGIA.COM, FLX Adventures, Florida State Parks, and the City of St. Augustine.
Runners can start their journey on Thursday, December 2nd at 9am on the west coast of Florida and finish by Sunday, December 5th at 9pm or 84 hours. Registered runners will receive access to GPX files, Maps of each section with details on all suggested aid station locations for your crew to support you along the way. Once you complete the full 200 miles, runners will receive the largest ever buckle, runner's hat, sticker, and a finisher sign as well as awards.
NEVER STEP FOOT ON THE SAME TRAIL TWICE DURING THIS RACE, NO OUT AND BACKS, NO LOOPS OR REPEATS.
THIS IS A "TRUE" POINT TO POINT CHALLENGE.
GPX files with printable maps will also be provided and each racer should carry a GPS tracker for the entire race so staff, support crews, and family can track you during your journey.
Starting a the west end of the Withlacoochee Bay Trail at the pavilion. 12 miles of the Withlacoochee Bay Trail to Lake Rousseau Dam & Recreational Area. 20 miles of power-line trails along Lake Rousseau to pick the Florida Trail south of Dunnellon. Traveling on the beautiful Florida Trail for 50 miles through the Cross Florida Greenway. Once south of Silver Springs and the edge of the Ocala National Forest there will be 20 miles of dirt roads to reconnect to the Florida Trail. Heading North 60 miles on the most scenic part of the Florida Trail through the rolling hills of the Ocala National Forest. Once in Palatka, this will be the hardest part of the race with 20 miles of the New Rails to Trails route to St, Augustine and then 10 miles of roads to finish at the pier in St. Agustine Beach.
What We Provide
1. The longest and most challenging point to point run in the South!
2. Hotel room the night before and pre-race meal.
3. GPX File download and GPS trackers.
4. Printable maps with details for each leg of the race.
5. ARGEORGIA runner hat.
6. Race logo sticker and finisher sign.
7. The largest finisher buckle ever gave out at any Ultra.
8. Custom-designed awards.
Having a GPS tracking device (provided) during the race with a link for crew and family to follow is a must.
Crew and Pacer Information:
Selecting a crew is only of the most important tasks to consider and here are some tips. (Link)
We will be providing detailed crew instructions for the best and safest results.
Start Location and Host Hotel
Southern Oaks Inn (MAP)
2800 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine, Florida 32084
West Coast: The official start of the race location: The gazebo at the most Western
most part of the Withlacoochee Bay Trail. (Link)
2:00 pm Wednesday 12/1 - Check-in starts
5:00 pm Wednesday 12/1 - Pre-Race Dinner
5:30 pm Wednesday 12/1 - Pre-Race Meeting
5:00 am Thursday 12/2- Load Buses (Sharp)
9:00 am Thursday 12/2- Start (West Coast)
9:00 pm Sunday 12/5- Finish/Cut-off
Awards to be giving out as racers finish.
Top 3 Solo awards in each class below.
1. Overall Men - 1st in 200-mile solo receives 2022 entry.
2. Overall Women - 1st in 200-mile solo receives 2022 entry.
3. Men (18-30)
4. Women (18-30)
5. Men (31-49)
6. Women (31-49)
7. Masters Men (50-59)
8. Masters Women (50-59)
9. Grand Masters Men (60 and older)
10. Grand Masters Women (60 and older)
Each solo runner must complete all 200 miles on their own without any other form of transportation in a single try. There is no completing the race over separate days. This is a continuous race of all 200 miles.
Each runner must be signed-up through Ultra Sign-up to be official.
Follow the official GPX course with no cutting of the designed course. All data including required photos, GPS tracking, or Strava information must be submitted to qualify for awards and Ultra Sign-up results.
No relays or passing off the GPS tracker to another runner. Pacers are allowed at any time.
No littering. Take in, take out.
Trekking poles are allowed.
The Race Director has the sole discretion of the administration of any violations of the race rules ranging from a time penalty, up to and including disqualification.
Be prepared for the weather to change. Carry a small can of mace for possible dog encounters. Make sure you have good headlamps and a flashing red light on the back of your vest. Crew vehicles should never follow behind runners on any roads. Having a GPS tracking device (provided) during the race with a link for crew and family to follow is a must.
Once your team has registered for the race you will receive updates or changes via the email you provide. Also, video updates and other information is posted on the ARGEORGIA Facebook Page
In order to speed up the check-in process on race day, please download and fill in the ARGeorgia Liability Waiver for each team member, and bring it to the race with you to check-in. All crew and pacers must sign as well.
Suggested Gear list during the event.
2021 Race Pricing:
AR Premier Events, LLC
145 P. Rickman Industrial Dr. #100
Canton, GA 30115
$800 - Per Solo