in its 12th year, this race has continued to grow and we expect another great
turnout. This race is for beginners and experienced racers alike. Teams will
bike, run and paddle in the beautiful woods, trails and lakes of Huntsville
State Park . The weather and location make this a must
do race. With temps usually in the 50's and 60's - you couldn't ask for better
race conditions. Teams - Coed ,Female, Male, Masters (Solo also welcome) Canoe
rentals are available also (reserve yours during online registration) or you
can bring your boat (BYOB) canoe or kayak. There is great camping at the park for those
wanting to camp. They also have nice screened in shelters with electricity. So
grab your teammate and "Get into the outdoors - Do an Adventure Race! See
below for more details, maps, photos, videos and registration (mail in -
online check or CC - no fees - no accounts to create.
Sign up early and get your on site canoe reserved.
** We recommend racers arrive at 7:00am to get a good parking spot (PLEASE DON'T
PARK ON THE GRASS!) warm up, stretch, set up bikes, sign waiver, get gear
checked, etc **
*** Park entry fee of +-$5 per person is not included in race fee. If there is no
attendant, non racers and non volunteers must pay at the self serve pay post
next to the office. Please be
prepared for this and be courteous to Park staff at all times! *** The park is really been great about gettnig the racers through the gate early - Thank you Huntsville State Park for all the effort!
**** RACE STARTS PROMPTLY AT 9:00AM **** This is an hour later than in the past. :)
is GREAT camping at Huntsville State Park. They have tent sites, nice screened
in shelters with electricity, showers, and RV sites. Here
is the link. Here is the number to call for
camping 512-389-8900. If they are full keep calling back everyday - they often
get cancellations. If Huntsville is Full there is also camping at Sam Houston
National Forest which is close by. You can call for
cancellations on a daily basis and may get a spot. There
are several affordable nice motels in the area -Americas
Best Value Inn - 936-295-9151 - 5 min away - Free Breakfast - $49
King - $59 Double ( as of 2009)
Pre-Race : 8:30 AM - Day of registration 7:00am to 8:30am Park gates open at 6:30am
ENTRY FEES per-person a little less as teams get bigger
Race Day - week
Sprint - PP
6 Hour - PP
12 Hour - PP
Entry into race
Design of a really FUN race
course - really this is the best part a great race in a great park.
Finishers medal for EVERY racer -
these are cool!
A custom designed
shirt - for those who register before the 15th of October all others while supplies last.
Maps - water proof for the 6 and 12 hour races
Awards for top
finishers with 5 or more teams in a category
PLUS an AWESOME outdoor
No support crews are required - the only support allowed is in TA.
* Racers with their own boats will have a boat drop the "MORNING" of the race -
it opens at 6:30am - It is within a few 750 feet of TA.*
Hour & 12 Hour rental canoes include paddles and pfds - they will be near
the canoes - if you would like to use your own you pfd and paddle and have
rented a canoe you must take them with you on the paddle leg and bring them
back to TA when you are finished. *
On site canoe, paddle, pfd rentals are available for the all races - reserve during online registration. *
Teams can also bring their own boats as well. Solo or tandem or
combination, canoe or
* The only restriction for the boats is that they must be a non-motorized
human-powered canoe or kayak
* Refund Policy: You are entitled to a refund, minus the cancellation fee until
2 weeks prior to the start of the race.
* Cancellation fee of $40 per person.
Within 2 weeks no refund!
* Texas Adventure Racing is not responsibility for refunds for cancellations in the event
of natural or national emergencies. Natural emergencies may include, but are not
limited to severe weather including heavy rain, snow, tornadoes, hurricanes,
river flooding, heat spells and cold spells. National or international
emergencies may include, but are not limited to military conflicts, terrorist
attacks, security threats, war, and heightened security alerts.*
Race takes place rain or shine. - this is an Adventure Race and you should be prepared.
Volunteers are needed to help man Check Points and to help as additional support
crew. Click HERE
to volunteer. RACE DAY RULES Click here for race day rules
NEED A TEAMMATE?
If you need someone to race with please email us and we will get you
connected. Better yet get on our facebook page and ask around.