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Benson Vermont Shale Hill Adventure 24 Hours of Shale Hell 2018

July 07, 2018

Shale Hill Adventure

517 Lake Rd, Benson, VT, United States

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July 07, 2018

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Shale Hill Adventure
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Race Start Time:

9:00am - 10K Single Lap START
9:00am - 8 Hrs. of Mini HELL START
10:00am - 24 Hrs. of SHALE HELL START


Shale Hill Adventure
517 Lake Rd
Benson, VT, United States - View Map

Distance & Course Length:

10K single lap, 10K for 24 Hours, 10K for 8 Hours


Shale Hill Adventure

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Average rating: 5 / 5 from 1 reviews.

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Cost & Pricing:

24H Adult MOC/Open/Masters Cost24H Youth (13-17) Cost8H Open Adult/Masters Cost8H Youth (13-17) CostUntil
$250$150$125$85June 22, 2018
$275$150$150$85July 6, 2018
10K Single Lap is also available: Adult Open/Masters for $85 until June 22, 2018 and $100 until July 6, 2018 / Youth 13-17 for $65.

What You Get / What's Included:

  • Finishers medals
  • T-Shirt
  • Free Race Photos


Course Description:

SHALE HELL is an Adventure/Endurance OCR race for 24 hours of continuous loops on our 10K obstacle course. As you progress your requirements change each lap! ​24 Hr. Participant, it's just you and the course, 24 hours. It's dark. No fancy flood lights, just your headlamp. You're on your fourth lap and pushing to get another lap in. The 24 HOURS OF SHALE HELL takes you to your limits, and puts you beyond them.

10K+ obstacle course with over 80 obstacles and challenges to test your mettle! Easier options, moderately difficult and elite options for all obstacles. You will encounter the following highlighted obstacles:

Log jumps, Tire flips and drags, Gutcheck (2), Rope over pond traverse, Log carries, 4' - 11' vertical walls, Hay bales (several), Rope climbs, Wheel Barrow push, 45 degree and horizontal monkey bars, Tarzan Swing, Teeter Totters, Up n' Over bars, Cliff Jumper, Weaver, Abacus/rope climb, Swing Logs, Traverse Walls (multiple), Crawls, Balance Alley, 4' Hurdles, Bad Attitude (Reverse Staircase), Cargo Nets, Fireman Pole, Rope Ramp, Irish Table, Zig Zag ascending pole walk, Wharped Wall, Sinergy Band Cutter

Aid Stations:

5 Water stations on course plus porto-johns and water/washdown station available. No showers.


Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for top 3 ladies and gents in:
24 Hours MOC HELL
24 Hours of Shale HELL
8 Hours of Mini HELL
10K Single Lap



Day visitors/Spectators are FREE. Camping fees apply if spectators want to spend the night or crew for a team mate.


FREE FIELD PARKING within walking distance to venue

Post Party:

Party for 24 Hours at Tent City with bonfire Saturday night!


Minimum age to race is 13
Laps are manually timed by participant after each lap (8 Hr & 24 Hr)
10K single lap is manually timed by Race Director
Porto-Potties on site
Hose down station (no showers)
Private changing areas available
Self supported race - no food sold at venue but we are less than 1/4 mile from The Wheel Inn (restaurant), Benson Village Store and West Coast Taco stand.

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