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King of The Mountain 4k

 

Monte Sano State Park-Huntsville, AL 

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 | 8:00 am 

Registration opens Friday, August, 7 

Early bird price before October 15/ $30 

Price October 14 through November 10th/ $35 


Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 14th! Do you have what it takes to be King or Queen of the Mountain? 

King of the Mountain & Queen of the Mountain, is a new race at Monte Sano State Park. The race will start at the top of closed Bankhead road and run down to the bottom and straight back up (242ft of gain over 2 kilometers) . We will track the split between the start at the top of the mountain, split at the bottom of the mountain, and finish time. We were inspired by the mountain stages of the tour de France and the awarding of the polka dot jersey! Make your mark as Queen or King of the Mountain! 

Packet pick up will be at Fleet Feet Sports on Friday, November 13th from 12-5pm. Race day pickup will be held at the park starting at 6:45am. 

This race will be set up in waves of 25 people spread out every 5 minutes to ensure we can maintain proper social distancing protocol. You will be able to select your wave/time. Please ensure that if you are registering to run with a group of friends or family that you all select the same wave. 

Wave 1 (8:00 am)

Wave 2  (8:05 am)

Wave 3 (8:10 am)

Wave 4 (8:15 am) 

Wave 5 (8:20 am) 

Wave 6 (8:25 am) 

Wave 7 (8:30 am) 

Wave 8 (8:35 am)

Wave 9 (8:40 am) 

Wave 10 (8:45 am)

SHIRTS, AWARDS & WEATHER

The race shirt will be a short sleeve tri-blend shirt. ALL participants will receive an awesome finisher medal.

Awards will be given for the following categories (male & female): The runner with the fastest descent, fastest ascent and fastest overall time! 

In the event of severe weather we will delay the start as necessary to avoid lightening. If severe weather threatens the entire day and does not appear to let up, we may be forced to cancel.

There are no refunds, credits or friend/ family transfers on entries.

 

OVERVIEW

WHERE: Monte Sano State Park; Huntsville, AL 

Driving distance from:
Florence: 73 miles
Birmingham: 102 miles
Chattanooga: 102 miles
Nashville: 110 miles
Atlanta: 180 miles

 

Dave

I've been running since April of 2011, and I got into it mostly for weight loss purposes.  I quickly realized that I loved running and became interested in getting better and setting goals.  Each season brings different challenges, and I like being coached by people that coach me based on my personal goals, rather than a generic website that makes us all one type of runner.  RunningLane is perfect for runners seeking specific training tailored to their own personal goals.