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April 2016

Birmingham Women’s Trail Running Retreat

April 16, 2016
Ruffner Mountain Park Nature Center

About the Retreat Join the women of the Birmingham Ultra Trail Society for a one day run-and-fun retreat, designed for both beginner and seasoned women trail runners! April 16th, 2016 at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve in Birmingham, Alabama! Featuring! A well-marked, no-drop group run for all experience levels on the single track trails of Ruffner Mountain Group workshops, such as: yoga; fixing your feet; core strength and injury prevention; trail safety and trail basics for the new trail runner Information on local race series, trail-running products with shoe demos/trials, local athletic/outdoor companies, organizations and equipment Lots of fun with an awesome group of women who are excited to share their experience and passion for the trails! Registrant Price (an awesome deal): $50, $60 after March 31 What you get: Participation in women-led group runs (different length and pace options with leaders and sweeps so that no one gets lost or left behind) Catered lunch and snacks Your choice of workshops A shirt and other running swag Also important: while novice trail runners are especially welcome at this event, you should be able to run or run/walk at least 4 miles (on roads or trails) to be comfortable on our group run during this retreat. Registration limited to: 50 participants. After these numbers are filled, a wait list will open up and participants will be invited based on cancellations. Cancellation policy: Prior to 3/01/2016 - 100% event price minus processing fee; 3/1/16 to 4/1/16-- 50% refunds, minus processing fee; no refunds will be granted after 4/1/2016. About Ruffner Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is a 1,038-acre urban nature preserve located in Birmingham, Alabama. They are one of the largest privately held 501 (c) (3) urban nature preserves…

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May 2016

Ruffner Mountain Trail Work Day

May 14, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ruffner Mountain Park ball fields, 300 Ruffner Road
Irondale, 35206 United States
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Meet at the Irondale Ballfields (300 Ruffner Rd) to continue rerouting the Overlook Trail. We will be joining the Ruffner Trail Team to hopefully finish up the work on the Overlook Trail. Tools will be provided. You may want to bring gloves, bug repellent, and maybe a water bottle. If you're on Facebook, join the event here!

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July 2016

Darter Dash 5 Mile & 5K

July 30, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, 3906 Turkey Creek Road
Pinson, 35126 United States
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BUTS is teaming up with Big Benefit Run & Ride to bring you a really cool, somewhat casual, but very fun trail race at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve on Saturday, July 30th.

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August 2016

Cahaba Goodwill Wednesday

August 31, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cahaba Brewing Taproom, 4500 5th Ave South Building C
Birmingham, 35222 United States
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Could there be a better way to raise money for our organization than socializing over good beer? On Wednesday, August 31, the Cahaba Goodwill Wednesday will benefit the Birmingham Ultra Trail Society. A portion of all proceeds made between 3 and 10pm will go back to BUTS. We'll in turn invest that money back into our membership programs and local parks.

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September 2016

8th Annual Autumn Equinox Ultra

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

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May 2017

Fundraising Volunteer Opportunity: XTERRA Race Weekend at Oak Mountain

May 20, 2017 @ 7:00 AM - May 21, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr
Pelham, AL 35124 United States
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Join BUTS as we volunteer for the XTERRA race weekend and raise some money for our organization!

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