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If you want this finisher medal, be prepared, you'll have to earn it!

2021 Registration will open April 1st for all POSTOAK Lodge Challenge events!

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2021 event details:

Event registration will close as each event fills. Included in your registration is your unisex technical shirt. WE SUGGEST WOMEN ORDER A SIZE DOWN. YOU WILL RECEIVE THE SIZE SHIRT YOU ORDER. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS.

These races are all tough. We would rate the Saturday races at a 7 or 8 difficulty level with 10 being the most difficult. The Sunday races would be rated at 6 or 7 out of 10. We can only rate the trail runs up against other trail races we have experienced. Mountain races are tougher because of altitude, summer races are tougher because of the heat. We compare these trails to other trail runs we have run in comparable weather around Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Texas. This comparison is only for runners who have never run the POSTOAK Lodge Challenge, so you know this is not a walk in the park on a nice, smooth, chat trail with public restrooms and fresh water every mile. The question you must ask yourself is, "AM I UP FOR THE POSTOAK LODGE CHALLENGE?".

Bring trail shoes and plan to run on trails with roots, rocks, trees, water crossings, anything and everything you would expect to find in the woods. Did I mention the hills? This is Osage County, Oklahoma, I don't believe there is a flat place out there. ARE YOU STILL UP FOR THE POSTOAK LODGE CHALLENGE?

The 50K Ultra will be Saturday February 27, 2021 at 8:00 am. The trail 50k is open to the first 200 entrants. All entrants will receive a tech shirt, a Finisher's Medallion, and food and drink in the POSTOAK Lodge after you finish. The trail 50k is two 25k loops with 4 Aid Stations per loop. You will run over Holmes Peak and the Hill from Hell each loop. There will be a drop bag area and full Aid Station at the Start/Finish. There will be an early start at 7am for the 50k only, you will still show on the finishing results but you will not be eligible for overall, age group, or the 2021 RRCA Oklahoma State Ultra 50K Championship.

The Trail 25K will be Saturday February 27, 2021 at 8:20 am. The Trail 25K is open to the first 200 entrants. All entrants will receive a tech shirt, a Finisher's Medallion, and food and drink in the POSTOAK Lodge after you finish. The 25K will be one loop. You will have 4 Aid Stations. This is one loop of the same course as the 50k is running. Please read the 50k information.

The Trail 10K will be Saturday February 27, 2021 at 8:40 am. The Trail 10K is open to the first 200 entrants. All entrants will receive a tech shirt, a Finisher's Medallion, and food and drink in the POSTOAK Lodge after you finish. The 10K course is a shorter version of the 25K and 50K route. The 10K will have 3 Aid Stations and will run up the new and improved Hill from Hell.

The Trail 5K Fun Run will be Saturday February 27, 2021 at 9am. This event is run on some clear cut fields but mostly single track trails in the woods. It does go up the Hill from Hell. Registration includes a Tech shirt, finisher medal, and 2 Aid Stations. No meal is included with either Fun Run.

The Trail 27.2m Marathon Ultra will be held Sunday February 28, 2021 at 8:00 am. This event is run on single track trails, old farm roads, and some gravel road. You will want to run it in Trail Shoes. There will be a drop bag area at the Start/Finish line. You will have access to your drop bag on each loop. The 27.2m Ultra Trail Marathon is open to the first 200 entrants for each day. There will be an early start at 7am for the 27.2m Ultra Marathon only, you will still show on the finishing results but you will not be eligible for any awards. The 27.2m Ultra Marathon is two loops with 4 Aid Stations per loop. 

The Trail Heavy Half Marathon will be held on Sunday February 28, 2021 at 8:20 am. This event is run on single track trails, old farm roads, and some gravel road. You will want to run it in Trail Shoes. The Heavy Half Marathon will be one loop. Please read the 27.2m Ultra Trail Marathon course description for more information. The Trail Heavy Half Marathon is open to the first 200 entrants. All Entrants will receive a tech shirt, Finisher's Medallion, and food and drink in the POSTOAK Lodge after you finish. You will have 4 Aid Stations. 

The Trail Quarter Marathon will be held on Sunday February 28, 2021 at 8:40am. This event is run on single track trails, old farm roads, and some gravel road. It is one loop on the same trails as the Half and Full Marathon. You will want to run it in Trail Shoes. The Trail Quarter marathon is open to the first 200 entrants. All entrants will receive a tech shirt, finishers medal, and post race meal inside the POSTOAK Lodge. You will have 3 Aid Stations.

The Trail 1/8th Marathon (3.3M) Fun Run will be Sunday February 28, 2021 at 9am. This event is run on some gravel road, some clear cut fields, but mostly single track trails. You will want to run in trail shoes. You will have 2 Aid Stations. Registration includes a Tech shirt and finisher medal. No meal is included with the Fun Run.

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