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Event Details

SOLD OUT

Date: August 30, 2014
Time: 4:45 am to 9:00 am - Staggered team start
Location: Creve Coeur Park — Hermann, MO

SOLD OUT
The GO! Missouri™ KT82 is an exciting one day, 82-Mile trail relay that starts in St. Louis County (Creve Coeur Park) and finishes in Hermann, MO. The first annual endurance race is set for Saturday, August 30th, 2014. The majority of the KT82 will utilize the scenic Katy Trail, while other trails in St. Louis County, St. Charles County and in Hermann will also be part of the course. Teams can be comprised of either 6 (regular team) or 3 (ultra team) runners. On a 6-person team, each racer will complete 3 legs. For a 3-person team, each racer will complete 6 legs.

Teams will be comprised of three divisions – Male, Female and Mixed, within those divisions are three categories – Corporate/Organization, Open and Masters. For additional details, please refer to the Event FAQ’s. If you have a question that is not covered in the FAQ’s, please send us an email at info@gostlouis.org.

KT82 Quick Links

2014 Official Results HERE
To download the 2014 Participant Race Guide, click HERE.
Check out the Notes From the Captain’s Meeting HERE
Check out the Official Support Vehicle Guide  HERE
Check out the Team Start Times HERE
Read the Event News Release HERE

Registration

Due to the anticipated high demand for entry in the KT82, a lottery process will be utilized to ensure fairness and equal access. The KT82 lottery registration will open on February 3 and remain open until February 17. Immediately after registration closes, a lottery will be held for the 200 available team slots. The total team cost for both 6-person and 3-person teams is $500. The 2014 KT82 has officially sold out of the 200 available team spots. More than 416 teams entered the lottery.  

A non-refundable, $5 fee will be collected at registration to confirm each team’s entry into the KT82 Lottery. The $5.00 lottery fee from each team will be donated to the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation. Founded in 1997, The Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable organization that helps meet financial needs placed on natural resource conservation and conservation-related outdoor recreation. Additional information is available via http://www.mochf.org/content/home.php

Course
The KT82 starts in Creve Coeur Park, primarily traveling the Katy Trail through the historic towns of Augusta and Marthasville, en route to the finish line in Hermann City Park (at the Hermann Amphitheater). The Katy Trail provides a terrific running venue including scenic vistas, bluffs, views of the Missouri River and numerous, wine country vineyards. The course includes 18 legs and 82 miles of running. Three of the legs involve more challenging, single track running on St. Charles County (Missouri Department of Conservation) trails.

Check out the Course Map HERE.
Check out the Leg Chart HERE
Check out the Course Photo Collage HERE

Timing & Pacing Requirements

The KT82 is a relay event spanning 82 miles of trail running. Your pace is critical information that helps organize a staggered start, ensuring that all teams and runners finish in Hermann before darkness. It is critical that each team member enter their 10K pace data accurately. The inherent nature of the KT82, the distance and darkness require that your cumulative team pace be 10:30 per mile or under.

Inaccurate pace estimates will potentially impact race support for your team as exchange points and support stations will be staffed in keeping with pace estimates. Teams running faster than their indicated pace may be held at checkpoints to ensure safety and support. Teams running slower than their submitted pace may be asked to skip a leg or legs of the KT82.

Travel
St LouisDrury Inn & Suites Creve Coeur (270 & Olive Blvd.) 11980 Olive Blvd – Creve Coeur, MO, 63141 Reservations:1-800-325-0720 and refer to Group Code 2215578 or click HERE

RATES: $104.99 for the deluxe queen/queens and $94.99 for the deluxe single kings.

Hermann – The City of Hermann has some charming B&B’s and Guest Houses, motels and camping accommodations for those participants who want to enjoy the evening and stay the night. On Sunday, you might want to leisurely enjoy the local wineries on your return trip home. For more information, access the Chamber of Commerce website: www.VisitHermann.com, call the chamber (800-932-8687); or download a PDF for a list of lodgings. For camping arrangements, contact Hermann City Park: (573-486-5400).

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