Chase the Sun Ultra 2014
Chase the Sun Ultra and Relay is back again in 2014 with 6 and 12 hour running events benefitting Liam's Land. You may challenge yourself for 6 or 12 hours of solo running or put together a relay team of up to 4 members.
The race will take place at the beautiful Whitemarsh Island Preserve, Savannah, Ga. 31410 (adjacent to the Whitemarsh Island's YMCA. The race begins and ends in the big clearing in the middle of the preserve and will follow a 1.87 mile loop clock-wise.
Parking is available just north of the Whitemarsh Preserve at the Memorial Hospital outreach offices on Bryan Woods and Highway 80.
Date: Saturday, 09/20/2014
Time: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Course: 1.87 mile loop, partially paved, mostly trail
Events: 12 hour event, 6 hour event, 12 hour relay, 6 hour relay, Liam’s Challenge
Liam's Challenge will be held in the large clearing of the Whitemarsh Preserve where the start/finish & aid station is located. Liam's challenge will be an obstacle course for children under 10 years of age.
The proceeds of this race will go to Liam's Land Foundation, research for a cure of Lymphatic Malformation. Last year, through Chase the Sun Ultra and Relay we raised $3500.00 for Liam's Land. Let's beat that total in 2014!
Liam's Land Mission:
The mission of Liam's Land is to advance the research and identify possible causes of lymphatic malformations by supporting a patient registry and funding further genetic testing and clinical trials.
The video sampler below shows you what the terrain you will be running on looks like.
Awards and Swag
All registered runners will get a race shirt. All finishers of the solo 6 hour, solo 12 hour, and relay teams of the 6 hour and 12 hour races will get finishers medals.
Awards will be given to the top male and female of the 6 hour and 12 hour races.
Awards will be given to the top relay team of the 6 hour and 12 hour races.
Solo runners of the 6 hour and 12 hour races that complete the entire timed event or the following distances will receive finishers medals:
6 hour: 15 laps equaling 27 miles
12 hour: 25 laps equaling 45 miles
Relay runners must finish the entire timed events.
Thanks so much for being a part of this event and helping out Liam's Land while you kick some butt on a trail.