Race Information

Race start time is 9:00am sharp!

Race check-in is the day before from 3-5pm or race morning. Please plan accordingly and leave yourself extra time.

ALL vehicles are required to have a vehicle admission sticker or year pass. You can buy these in advance and day passes will be available via registration slips (or at the entry booth IF staffed) when entering into the park. *Badgerland Backyard Ultra will NOT have passes to purchase.

Race day sunrise: TBD

Race day sunset: TBD

Start/Finish/”Yard” line: Indian Lake County Park (start/finish)

Packet Pickup and Race Location: 8183 State Highway 19, Cross Plains, WI 53528

Restrooms for Race Crew

1) Shelter – Flush (multi-stall)
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2) Dog Park – Portable (single-stall)
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3) Group Camp – Vault/Pit (single-stall)
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4) Parking Lot Trailhead – Vault/Pit (single-stall)
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Start Time and Cutoffs

The race will begin at 9am Saturday.

The only cutoff to worry about is being back in the start coral before the bell start

Rules for the Backyard ultra

1) Course
Loop or out and back
Must be 4 miles 880 feet in length
Metric equivalent 6.7056 kilometers

2) Starting Corral
Measured to fit entire starting field
Corral stays the same size thru out the event
Participants must be in the starting corral at the bell

3) Starts
Each loop starts precisely 1 hour after the last
Warning must be given 3, 2, and 1 minutes prior to start
All competitors must start at the bell (no late starts)

4) Loops
Except for restrooms, competitor may not leave the course until each loop is completed
No non-competitors on the course (including eliminated runners)
No personal aid during a loop (common aid stations are allowed)
Each loop must be completed within an hour to be counted… including the final lap.
No artificial aids (including trekking poles)
Slower runners must allow passes.

5) Timing
Timing of the loops is optional

6) Winner/Results
The winner is the last person to complete a loop
All others are technically DNF
Results of each runner in terms of distance covered are to be given.
If no runner can complete one more loop than anyone else, there is no winner.

7) Cap
Race must be open ended.