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Race Update Emial

May 4, 2013

Hello Registered Runner-

The Sleepy Hollow Mountain Race is a day away and we look forward to seeing you at Sleepy Hollow!

We have a couple of important updates about the race.

This is a reminder that the Sleepy Hollow Mtn Race will also serve as the USATF-NE Mountain Championships.  To score in the championship you need to have a current USATF membership.  The 2013 Membership numbers start with a “7”.  If you have a number that starts with an ‘8’ or ‘6’, that’s old number and you need to renew your membership before the race on Sunday.

If you have a new USATF number please send us an email (lizhollenbach@hotmail.com) and we will update the registration list.  Do NOT email if you already submitted your 2013 USATF # through online registration.  The email Subject: USATF #.  Include your first and last name and USATF #.

Here are a couple links that will help you determine your USATF number status.
1.  Look up your membership number: https://www.usatf.org/membership/reports/events/index.asp   (if no result returns, it means you do not have a current membership)
2.  Renew or join:  http://www.usatf.org/Products—Services/Individual-Memberships.aspx

 Race Day Details:
Day of Race Registration|Number Pickup: 7:30am-8:45pm at the pavilion
Day of Race Registration – $25 cash or check.
Start Time: 9am
Start Location: In front of the Pond/ Gazebo
Finish: Molly’s Meadow
Snacks and drinks in the pavilion.
Awards to follow the completion of the race at the pavilion.  We have awards for top 3 in each age category, overall winners and some fun awards.


Directions to Sleepy Hollow

Pre Registered Runner List— There are still space available for day of race registration and online registration is open until 11:59pm Friday.

Course Condition Update

Northwest Vermont has been dry, warm and sunny all week.  We expect this weather trend to continue through race day.  Most of the course is dry and there are a couple small sections of mud and wet. Course Maps/Info
NOAA Huntington, VT weather link

Water Station
There will be two water stations providing water and sports drink at 1 mile, 3 mile and 4 mile.  Note that the water station at 3 mile is at the same place as the 1 mile water station.  At 3 mile it is on a downhill and can be challenging to access.  The 4 mile water station is in the field with the lap and finish.

Staying at Sleepy Hollow
The Inn is fully booked, but
camping is available at Sleepy Hollow and there are also lean-tos.  The camping in Molly’s Meadow is marked with signs.  Other close towns to stay in include, Shelburne, Williston and Waterbury (depending on the direction you are traveling from).

Fun Awards
In addition to all the usual suspects, such as “age group” and “first to the finish line”, we have come up with  a few more competitive opportunities including Muddiest Finisher (or dustiest), Battle of the States and King of the Mountain Preme. Click here for more info.

Staying Connected
We will post results and links to race photos online after the race at 
www.sleepyhollowmtnrace.com

Visit the USATF NE Trail website for info/results/etc and don’t forget to Like USATF-New England Mountain Ultra Trail for race series updates and race info.

Kasie Enman and Liz Hollenbach
Race Directors
Sleepy Hollow Mountain Race
www.sleepyhollowmtnrace.com

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