This is the second year of the almost a FatAss 50k/25k/10k in the Savannah/Thunderbolt area! The race has a $5 per runner fee. This is an annual event held on the second Saturday of January. Let this run be the one that kicks off the new year of running, adventure and challenges for you! This race also starts off the 2018 Rough Runners Trail Race Series.
Race Date: January 13, 2018
Location: 2500 Tennessee Ave, Savannah, Ga. 31404
Start time: 8:00 am
Distances: 10k, 25k, 50k
Registration fee: $5
Course: 2 miles long
Running times: 50k: 16 laps; 25k: 8 laps; 10k: 3 laps
Amenities provided: water, gatorade, bananas, tangerines, bagels, chips. Latrine..
Proceeds and donations will go to Rogue Animal Rescue. Donations accepted: money, blankets, toys, leashes, cleaning supplies.
Awards: All awards are hand-made. Awards go to every finisher, the top three males and females of every distance, dfl and, the person that collects the most garbage on the course during their respective race.
Rough Runners Trail Race Series 2018 maximum points: 17.75 pts
Times will be recorded and posted on ultrasignup!
A donation jar will be placed at the aid station table should you feel motivated to donate. All donations will go to Rogue Animal Rescue. This is a donation and not a requirement, please remember that.
We do ask that you bring a snack for you and be willing to share a little with others.
You may set up tables, chairs, canopies on the beginning of the course.
The course is approximately 2 miles long. Run it until you reach your distance or pass out…or, just quit – don’t quit, though. Never quit!
Be there or be square!
Please arrive by 7 and allow the parking attendant to guide you where to park.
Each runner will receive a cloth bib with two safety pins attached to it. Please use the the bib and, as you run passed the timing station call out your FULL NAME (not bib #).
On your last lap, if you so choose to, hang your bib along with the prayer flags you’ll run across on the course.
The course is almost 2 miles long that starts you off with an almost mile long run through the woods on Gypsy’s trail. You will also run alongside a large field that was once pasture land to the cows that lived on the old Roberd’s Dairy.
The course continues down dirt fire roads that take you through open marshland and past a very old live oak affectionally known as the Sentinel that was also featured in the old film, Forest Gump.
The wooded section of the course is single track, winds a bit and has several obstacles across its path that need to be hopped over as you run the course. There are several mounds you’ll have to go over, including Mt. Dawn.
The fire roads you will run on are unpaved dirt. The open marsh areas you run on are hardpacked sand.
Please refer to the maps below for the course of the race and, for where to park and where to set up your station
Rogue Resolution Run 50k/25k/10k Points: max points: 17.75
Volunteer: 6pts entire race; 3pts half the race; 1.5pts 2-4 hours
Run and complete 50k: 10pts
Run and complete 25k: 5pts
Run and complete 10k: 2.5pts
Overall male/female winner 50k: 5pts, 25k: 4pts, 10k 3pts
2nd place 50k/25k/10k: 2.5pts
3rd place 50k/25k/10k: 1.25pts
1st place age groups: 0.75pts
Most garbage pick up: 2pts