RACE UPDATE #1
Break Up Adventure Race
First off, THANK YOU FOR RACING WITH US! We are very excited to see returning racers, as well as, lots of new racers!
Milford has been a great community to host this race, and Acorns Resort and the Milford Convention Center provide the most amazing start/finish location! Check out The Cove for an awesome hang out before/after the race!
6 HOUR RACERS:
You will check in race morning at 6:00 AM at the Milford Conference Center. Maps are pre-plotted. Pre-race meeting 6:45 am (Mandatory for ALL racers). Race START AT 7:00 AM SHARP! Please check the required gear list before racing. Since this is a sanctioned race, ALL racers will be required to pay $8 on race day for your daily USARA membership. Exact cash/check is appreciated.
All paddling gear (canoes, pfds, paddles) are provided for your team. Solos will be provided with kayaks.
12 HOUR RACERS:
Race check in FRIDAY NIGHT from 6-8 PM at the Milford Conference Center. Maps will be distributed then. There is a race meeting at 8:00 PM. It is not mandatory, but would strongly suggest you have someone from your team attend. Maps ARE NOT plotted. Bring a UTM tool, 1:24k scale.
If you cannot check in Friday night, you may pick up your map Race Morning at 6:00 AM. Please email me if you are choosing this option.
Short pre-race meeting at 6:45 AM. Race start at 7:00 AM SHARP!
All paddling gear (canoes, pfds, paddles) Kayaks for solos are provided. If you want to bring your own paddles you will NOT have to carry them with you throughout the race.
As this is a USARA sanctioned race, you will need to bring $8 to race check in to pay for your daily membership if you don't have a yearly membership. Exact change/check is preferred.
If you have any questions please email me! We are looking forward to seeing all of your smiling faces in a couple weeks!!
The Break Up Race is not named after your relationship status, but derived from the Spring thaw that occurs in Alaska. This race is the LONGEST running adventure race in Kansas and is an early opportunity to qualify for USARA Nationals.
The Race will Start at Acorns Resort at Milford Lake, KS. Get your cabin reservations early!
There are two courses to choose from:
The Break Up: 6 Hours of running/trekking, mountain biking, paddling, and moderately challenging orienteering. This race will have a ALL NEW "Rookie" division for teams new to adventure racing!
The Break Up EXTREME: 12 Hours of Adventure Racing bliss! Includes all of the above, just a longer format. This course will challenge seasoned veterans, but also be "doable" for beginners!
Please see REQUIRED GEAR LIST BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR A RACING EVENT.
Race Registration will include: Quality Event t-shirt, maps, goodie bags, paddling equipment (canoes, paddles, pfds), Post race meal and drinks, and awards for the top 3 teams in each division.
Nearest Cabins/hotels: Acorns Resort Milford, KS
Junction City, KS area hotels