El Chupacabra de DFW

 

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 April 12, 2014.  8:30PM Start, Rockledge Park, Grapevine, TX.

2014 Results!!!  Nice work runners.

Course Map

Start and Finish at Jackson Pavilion in Rockledge Park

3501 Pavilion Place Rd- Grapevine, TX 75022-  http://www.lake-grapevine.com/rockledge-park/

About This Event

Start 8:30PM and Finish in the same spot at the Jackson Pavilion in Rockledge Park on Lake Grapevine. Runners will enjoy a well supported chip timed race through the woods and dirt trails of Murrel Park. There will be 2 one water stops supplied with HEB Quench and Spring Water on trails marked with directional arrows and glowsticks. After finishing, cool down at the finish area with cold beverages, runners can mosey to the post race party for burgers and beer. Veggie burger option for those who desire it. This is a fun run so there will be no awards. If we are over 300 entrants, we will do a wave start with faster runners going out first.

The trail

This is not a run for beginners.  The trails are dark with many rocks and opportunities for falling,  twisted ankles, scrapes, and bruises.  We will use glow sticks to mark the course but paying attention is critical.  This is much different than running on the road at night much less during the day.  You will need a good quality headlamp and/or flashlight(s).  If you plan to run fast be alert.  It is very easy to run through a well marked turn at night running slowly much less running a sub 7 min mile.  YOU MUST PAY ATTENTION OR YOU WILL RUN OFF COURSE. WE WILL MARK THE COURSE VERY, VERY WELL.

Pricing

10K- $45 through 3-13, $55 through 3-30, $65 after that and $70 on race day. 5K- $40 through 3-13, $50 through 3-30, $60 after that and $65 on race day.

Register Now

Click here for online registration.  Click here to download an entry form.

**NEW** Triple Chupacabra Challenge

Whether you are still searching for the elusive chupacabra or   just think running through the woods at night is a hoot, take the ALL NEW Triple Chupacabra   Challenge! Complete either the 5k or 10k at all three races   in the 2014 Chupacabra Series and receive a bundle of prizes, including a   25-ounce Chupacabra beer mug, a $25 gift certificate to a running store and a   free entry to any Run In Texas event! Registration is now open for:

If you dare   to run with the chupacabras all over Texas, get on up to DFW/Grapevine for   the first challenge on April 12!

Packet Pick Up

Packet pick up will be Friday, April 11, 11AM-7PM at Luke’s Locker in Colleyville, Address: 5505 Colleyville Blvd #120, Colleyville, TX 76034, Phone:(817) 849-1562 and at Rockledge Park on race day from 6:30PM-8:15PM.  There will be an attendant at the entrance of the park to tell you where to go.

No Refunds

There are no refunds for this race.  Please be sure you can make it on race day.  You may transfer your entry if you cannot. If transferring is not an option we will be happy to send you your packet.  Thank you for understanding.

Time Limit

There will be a 2 hr time limit for this event.  Runners must hit the 3.1 mile water stop under 1 hr.  Those who do not will be required to go back with the water stop crew.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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