May 30, 2015
Fort McAllister State Park
http://www.mudrunguide.com/event/richmond-hill-georgia-energy-adventure-challenge-2015/ Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill, GA, United States Energy Adventure Challenge [email protected] use-title true MM/DD/YYYY
Long course: 8:30 a.m. - Sign-in and race packet pick-up begins. 9:45 a.m. - Mandatory meeting. 10:00 a.m. - Race begins.
Sprint course: 10:30am - Sign-in and race packet pick-up begins. 11:45am - Mandatory meeting. 12:00 pm- Race begins.
Venue:Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA, United States - View Map
4 hour and 2 hours options
Organizer:Energy Adventure Challenge The SSG Jason Dahlke Energy Adventure Race is a unique combination of checkpoint finding and physical challenges. Compass skills are required. The race will be in beautiful Fort McAllister state park. Enjoy a very scenic and tough course for both beginners and experts. While distances will not be disclosed, as is part of the challenge of the race and due to varying distances based on navigation skills, you can expect approximately, 4-6 miles of trekking, 12-15 miles of biking and 1-2 miles of kayaking. The 2-hour Sprint race is the same without the kayaking.
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|$70||4 hour race|
|$45||2 hour race|
2 Person teams required
What You Get:
- Race T-Shirt
- Full BBQ Meal
The Jason Dahlke Energy Adventure Challenge is a unique combination of checkpoint finding and physical challenges. Compass skills are required. The 4 hour race will be in beautiful Fort McAllister state park. Enjoy a very scenic and tough course for both beginners and experts. While distances will not be disclosed, as is part of the challenge of the race and due to varying distances based on navigation skills, you can expect approximately, 4-6 miles of trekking, 12-15 miles of biking and 1-2 miles of kayaking.
No aid stations but course monitors will be available at various points throughout the course. Cell-phones are considered mandatory race gear. Fruit and water available at start, middle, and finish. Full BBQ available at end of race.
Four-hour course awards go to each member of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in all 3 divisions - Male-only teams, Female-only teams, and Coed teams. The two-hour Spring course awards go to each team member of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams.
Spectators are free. You will receive a day-pass at the main park entry when you tell them you are part of the SSG Jason Dahlke Adventure Race. Spectators are welcome to roam most of the course and may even bring bicycles to get to some of the more distant areas. There will be children's events available so bring the kiddos.
Parking is covered by a flat fee paid by the race organizers. You must stop at the gate and tell them you are part of the SSG Jason Dahlke Adventure Race to receive your day-pass. Follow directions at the race pavilion for parking. Parking is somewhat limited so carpooling is recommended.
There is a BBQ meal with trimmings and drinks at the end of the race. Possible other treat vendors such as ice cream available. Music is by stereo only. Short memorial recognition for SSG Dahlke and the Award ceremony are at the end of the race.
SSG Jason Dahlke (pronounced Doll-key) was a 1/75 Army Ranger stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga. He and his partner won the inaugural race in 2009. Months later, Jason was killed in a firefight in the Paktika Province in Afghanistan. Proceeds from the race go to support the 1st Ranger Battalion Sua Sponte Foundation which benefits Army Rangers and their families.
There will be special children's events.
The race is timed. The long-race is a maximum of 4 hours after which racers begin to lose earned points for each minute late. The Sprint race is a maximum of 2 hours.
Swimming is not required since a pfd is mandatory for the kayak piece of the race.
Racers must have mandatory gear as outlined at the race site. http://www.energy-oasis.com/#!adventure/c1zax
There are park restrooms available to change clothes.
All racers are 2-person teams and must sign up together. If you do not have a partner, contact the race organizer to see if he can match you up with someone.
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