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8th Annual Autumn Equinox Ultra

September 18, 2016 @ 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM

$30 – $40

BUTS is a proud supporter of local trail races, including this ultra on Sunday, September 18 at Oak Mountain State Park. If you’re a paid BUTS member, check your email for a promo code to get $5 off registration.

AEU is a no frills Ultra distance trail race at Oak Mtn State Park. Get ready for the upcoming Fall Ultra season with a great long training run or come out and try an ultra for the first time. Note: Park Entry Fee is $5 per person payable at the gate. Start/Finish area is large grass field across the street from the large Dogwood Pavilion parking lot (located on Terrace Drive). Same start area as Peavine Falls 4th of July race.


Ultra course: Two Loops of the Red Trail (~32 miles). The first loop is counterclockwise. Then you reverse direction on the second loop. Fun run will consist of one counterclockwise loop.


Ultra Race will start at 6:30 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for the fun run) heading toward Johnson’s Mountain and up BUMP trail. Second loop will reverse direction at the Dogwood Pavilion.

Time Limit: 8 hours. Cut off time for second loop at North Trail Head is at noon (~22 miles)

Aid Stations

Well stocked at mile 10, 16, 22. (Bananas, PB&J sandwiches, Water, Nuuns, Pretzels, Coke). Additional water station at mile 27.

Finisher Awards

Top 35 Ultra finishers will receive a commemorative HeadSweats Race Hat. Top 20 Fun Run finishers get a commemorative travel coffee mug.


Alabama Outdoors will again be providing gift cards for the Top 3 overall male and female finishers in each race (32M and 16M).  They will also be providing gift cards for the first male and female grandmasters runner (age 50 and over) in both races (32M and 16M).

Post Race

Enjoy pizza, chips, beer, and everyone’s favorite recovery drink chocolate milk starting at noon. Bring a chair or blanket.

Register at UltraSignup


September 18, 2016
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
$30 – $40
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Oak Mountain State Park
200 Terrace Dr
Pelham, AL 35124 United States
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