Pleasant Ridge presents an endurance race that will be sure to test your limits, the Pleasant Ridge Backyard Ultra! A race that is not about who is the fastest but who can endure the longest and will test even the toughest of athletes mental grit. What is a “Backyard Ultra”? It’s simple, run as many 4.1 mile laps every hour on the hour until you are no longer able to continue!
Runners will run 4.1 miles every hour on the hour. If a runner is unable to complete a lap or returns after the hour is up they will be given a DNF. The last person running who is able complete a full lap will be declared the winner. There are no runner categories, every runner starts at the same time.
Early Bird Discount – Before January 31st – $85.00
After January 31st – $100.00
4:00pm-9:00pm: Early packet and bib pickup at Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat center. Participants are invited to set-up their aid tents and race participants will be allowed to campout if they wish. No cabin rentals will be provided.
6:45 am: Packet and bib Pickup
8:00 am: The Pleasant Ridge Backyard ultra will start at 8:00am SHARP. No late starts will be accepted.
*The event is open-ended and will continue until one participant remains.
Camping /support tent spots will be assigned based on participant date of entry. The sooner you sign up the better spot you get! Racers will be assigned a 10×10 numbered spot. No open flames or grills will be permitted.