N.U.T.S. releases 2012 trail running race schedule
As we all wait for the big snow storms to finally arrive, some people are already thinking about trail running next year! The Northern Utah Trail Series, or NUTS, already released their 2012 race schedule. NUTS is a non-profit group that organizes group races and runs while sharing a passion for all things trail running, and considering that they’re jonesing for a trail run as the cold wind blows, proves their commitment!
So if you’re crazy like those NUTS people and can’t wait to get back on the trail, or if you’re just a trail runner patiently waiting out the snowfall for summer’s return, then check out NUTS and all the great events they have planned. Or check out the 2012 race schedule below:
NUTS 2012 Race Schedule:
• April 21st- Gib Wallace Memorial 10k Trail Run
WHEN: April 21, 2012
LOCATION: Mt. Ogden Park (Click Here For A Map)
START TIME: 9:00am
RACE DETAILS: Gib Wallace has been instrumental is designing, developing, constructing and maintaining the wonderful trail network in Ogden and can be considered one of the “Fathers of Ogden Trails”. The money raised from this race will go back into the trail system through Weber Pathways and the Ogden Trail Network.
• June 2nd- Fully NUTS 1/2 Trail Marathon
WHEN: June 2, 2012 National Trails Day
LOCATION: Mt. Ogden Park (Click Here For Map)
START TIME: 7:00am
RACE DETAILS: Start/finish area will be at Mt. Ogden Park. Race course details will be posted by December 4th. You can expect the course to have about 2000 feet of climbing with 5 aid stations. Most of the race course will be on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.
• June 30th- Wolf Mountain 5k and 10k
WHEN: June 30, 2012
LOCATION:Wolf Mountain Ski Area (Liberty, Utah)
START TIME: 9:00am
RACE DETAILS: For the 5k, racers will ride the lift to the top to begin the adventure. From there participants will take the Pine Creek trail down to the bottom be prepared to go up, down and run around on some beautiful single track. For the 10k, racers will start at the bottom and work their way to the top and then begin the trek down the Pine Creek Trail. The start/finish will be the base.
• Sept 15th- North Fork Park 6 hour race
WHEN: September 15th, 2012
For more information about these events, and the Northern Utah Trail Series, check out their website at www.northernutahtrailseries.com