Wicked Root 10m Race Report – Lindsay M

wicked root 10mRace: Wicked Root 10m

Runner: Lindsay Meyers

Race Date: 03/09/2019

Location: Gastonia, NC

Results: 2:10.04

3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most?

This was my first trail race ever!!! I loved being in the woods on the dirt.

Weird factor – What’s the weirdest thing about this race?

It’s a single track and to stagger us out they made us run a loop in the parking lot before we hit the trails. ????

Highlights of your race – What did you do well and enjoy about your race in particular?

The fact I survived was epic. 😉

It was cold and raining. I didn’t complain once and loved getting dirty.

Lessons you learned that will help you next time around

Keep on Building my base and trust the process!

Aesthetics – Is it a pretty course?

All deep woods

Difficulty – Is it a tough course?


Logistics – Does it require a special handshake, registration a year in advance, hotels all booked? Give us the low down on the nuts and bolts of making the race happen.

The RD doesn’t believe in chip timing, t-shirts, or sponsors.

Aid Stations – Standard fare or anything special to know about the aid stations in terms of what’s available or when?

Every 3,6,9 miles. It was also a 50k race so you did it 3 times.

Weather and typical race conditions

Cold and rainy

Gear – Did you need anything special or is there anything you’d recommend for the next guy?

Altra Olympus shoes

Ultimate Direction pack and rain jacket

How’s the Swag?

Non existent

The Overall Score – How many stars do you give this race and do you recommend that others run it?

I say 3/5….who doesn’t always want to do better!