ACROSS FLORIDA 200 TRAIL RUN
November 1st - December 31st, 2020
Due to the permitting issues related to COVID19, we have been forced to make this event "Virtual" for 2020.
The 1st Annual Across Florida 200 mile Endurance Trail Run across the State of Florida. Challenge yourself with 110 miles of the Florida Trail, 30 miles of State Park trails, 40 Miles of dirt roads, 14 miles of road, and a 6-mile beach run to the finish. Brought to you by the ARGEORGIA.COM, FLX Adventures, Florida State Parks, and the City of St. Augustine.
Solo runners can start their journey anytime from Sunday, November 1st until Thursday, December 31st. 60 days to complete this challenge with no cut-offs. 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. Runners may start at either the West Coast or East Coast start locations to complete the 200 miles. Runners will be required to document their journey on the race Facebook Page from start to finish to be an official finisher. Record times and provide GPS tracks of the journey to be ranked for the 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. 10 miles of the Withlacoochee Bay Trail to Lake Rousseau Dam & Recreational Area.15 miles of country road along Lake Rousseau to pick the Florida Trail south of Dunnellon. Traveling on the beautiful Florida Trail for 60 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 50 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 25 miles of road to get over to Favor Dykes State Park. 10 miles of trails north through Favor Dykes to get over to Crescent Beach. Everything in reverse if you decide to start in Crescent Beach.
What We Provide
1. The longest and most challenging point to point run in the South!
2. GPX File download.
3. Printable maps with details for each leg of the race.
4. ARGEORGIA runner hat.
4. Race logo sticker and finisher sign.
5. The largest finisher buckle ever gave out at any Ultra.
6. Custom-designed awards.
Having a GPS tracking device during the race with a link for crew and family to follow is a must. If you do not have one, you can rent them from here. TRACKLEADERS
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.
The official start of the race location: The gazebo at the most Western
Complete all 200 miles in one attempt between November 1st to December 15th, 2020.
Top 3 Solo awards in each class below.
1. Overall Men - 1st in 200-mile solo receives 2021 entry.
2. Overall Women - 1st in 200-mile solo receives 2021 entry.
3. Masters Men (50-59)
4. Masters Women (50-59)
5. Grand Masters Men (60 and older)
6. 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 during the race with a link for crew and family to follow is a must. If you do not have one, you can rent them from here. TRACKLEADERS
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 to the race with you to check-in. All crew and pacers must sign as well.
Suggested Gear list during the event.
2020 Race Pricing:
AR Premier Events, LLC
145 P. Rickman Industrial Dr. #100
Canton, GA 30115
$100 - Per Solo