Team 50+ Miles
“Barkley Marathons meets Amazing Race”
– Kathy Schut, 2018 team event finisher
Total Adventure. No course markings. In fact, no course. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to capture as many checkpoints, as fast as you can, and return to basecamp. Teams decide where they go and how they get there. Checkpoints can be captured in any order. Navigation by GPS unit, map reading, and orientation skills will benefit you greatly. We consider the Team Adventure to favor the thinking man and woman.
You will be provided a booklet in lieu of a number plate. Traditional race plates are dead to us. Think of your passport as your number plate. DO NOT LOSE IT. You might be required to show it at checkpoints, if Todd surprises you and shows up. The passport will contain helpful information such as: recommended gear checklist, the rules, course information, bail point information, and more. We can guarantee 69% of the information provided is accurate.
BASECAMP | LOGISTICS
2020 is the year of EX (Extra-Enhanced). CrusherEX events are accomplished solo (not recommended, or in small groups). You’ll be genuinely self-supported, or will coordinate your own support crew. All courses begin and end at the same trailhead.
Date: Complete your CrusherEX event anytime between July 1st – October 1st, 2020.
Where: All events leave from the Forestville Trailhead Rustic Campground (Google it).
Time: You can start any time, just think it through, and understand how it impacts when you might be in the dark.
Beacons: We are working with Trackleaders to provide Beacons to racers who wish to use one. If you own a beacon, Trackleaders can connect your device to our map. When we have a link to their activation form, we’ll place it here. We will need your help forecasting how many devices we will need at one time as we work our way through the summer. Please indicate via our survey when you plan to do your CrusherEX here.
Checkpoint selfies: This is important. Selfies are required at specific checkpoints. Your passport will contain all the info. Checkpoint selfies will be required with your ride file to verify completion of your CrusherEX event. Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ride file: Email your ride file to us upon completion of your CrusherEX event. We may be able to use your tracker file assuming you used one, and assuming it worked.
225EX = 36 hours
100EX Run = 36 hours
100EX Bike = 24 hours
50EX Run = 24 hours
40EX = 12 hours
Team = 12 hours
- REQUIRED GEAR IS MANDATORY.
- GPS IS MANDATORY.
- This event DOES NOT provide a GPX-file.
- The course IS NOT MARKED.
- Cell service is unreliable, if not impossible.
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