Date

4/15/17

Avg Temps f.

66 – 36

Gain/Loss in ft

3957/3957

Furthest Aid

5.75m

Highest Elev.

1390

Time Limit

10hrs

Start

7:30 AM

Surface

Rocky trail with potential for mud

Course Record

4:07:44 (Chad Trumbo)

4:52:47 (Beth Woodward)

Sunrise/set

6:50/8:09

Longest Climb

275ft

Hashtags

#forgetthepr

#forgetthepr50k

 

The Mohican 50k (or “Forget the PR 50k) is a local Ohio race that claims to be difficult. It’s been very wet and muddy in previous years and has short but steep and plentiful climbs and descents.

Race Details

Surface

Rocky trail with potential for mud

Detailed course description:

  1. Lots of steep, but short climbs (250-300ft) on this course spread throughout.
  2. Some climbs described as so steep that you need to use your hands on roots to pull yourself up. In other words, it likely isn’t all runnable!
  3. Has been very wet and muddy in past years, causing last minute course changes.

Crew access

Link to list: Best list is on the map.

Crew instructions/directions:The Park Ranger will ticket speeders. Stay away from the covered bridge aid station area. Do not park at the covered bridge and/or the fire tower. You may park opposite of Covered bridge Aid Station across river and wait on that side. Runners will come through this section twice.  Runner will be DQ’d if you violate this. Do not park at the juvenile place.

Drop bags: no drop bags

Elevation

Total gain/loss: 3957/3957

Total climbs:11 (all around 200-300 feet)

Climbs appear to be steep, some gaining 250 feet in .2 miles

Race Map

Aid stations

Total aid stations: 7

Furthest distance apart: 5.75

Locations: Fire Tower 5.65, Covered Bridge 2, Covered Bridge 5, Start/Finish 5.75, Fire Tower 5.65, Covered Bridge 2, Finish 5.

What’s available:

COKE (2 liters) Mt Dew, Pepsi, WATER, V-8 (46 oz) Gatorade, PB&J, CORN CHIPS, PRETZELS (big bag:small/salt) RAISINS 1.5 oz pks Reeses Pieces big bag M & M’S plain big bag SALTINES WATERMELON seedless BANANAS (cases) ORANGES (case) SALT (SHAKERS) FIG NEWTONS (l lb) Comes in 2lb pk CHOC CHIP (48 sleeves IGA Brand) PayDay Candy Bar ICE  POTATOES CHIP REGULAR/SALTY  Salt & Vinegar Pringles

 

MEDICAL SUPPLIES: IBUPROFEN (bottles) VASELINE TUMS (roll) BAND AIDS Variety Pack.

 

No Drop bags.

Race reports

https://www.saltyrunning.com/corianders-forget-the-pr-50k-race-report/

Strava activities and GPX files

https://www.strava.com/activities/129646672/overview

Logistics

Packet pickup

Available at Start/Finish starting at 6am race morning.

Transportation

If you don’t stay at the park then park behind this campground. If using GPS enter Twp Hwy 3044 Loudonville Ohio. There will be a large FTPR Parking sign on state route 3. Look for a flashing orange strobe light and that is the parking area.  There will be people directing you where to park. Please pull in tight so we can get everyone in the parking area.

Race start and cutoff times

7:30 AM start with a 10 hour time limit.

Race Website

http://www.mohican50k.com/

Registration

https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=41329

Location

Mohican Adventures Campground

Travel

Closest town is Loudonville, OH, and closest airports are the Cleveland and Columbus.

Accommodations

Cabins and camping available at Mohican adventures (race start and finish).

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