The Guana Reserve Mizuno Back to Nature Trail Runs 12/1/2013


Sunday, December 1, 2013

 50k and 50k Relay at 8:00 AM

12k Trail Race at 1:00 PM

Guana Tolomato Matanzas Estuarine Research Reserve

505 Guana River Road, off A1A in South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL  (9.5 miles south of Mickler’s Landing)

Sponsored by Mizuno, The Reef Restaurant, Prospect Mortgage, Beaver Toyota/Scion and GU in association with 1st Place Sports.


The Course

Consists of winding, wooded trails in the Reserve. No cement, no asphalt, a true back to nature experience. The 50k Ultra and 2x25k Relay will begin at 8:00 AM. The 12k shall begin at 1:00 PM (in order that the majority of the runners will finish together.)


Finishers of the 50k Ultra will receive medallions. All runners will receive a commemorative technical t-shirt. Awards, three deep in 13 age groups in the 50k and 12k races. Awards also to the top 5 teams overall in the 50k Relay.

Mizuno shoes will be awarded to the first male and female overall in the 50k and 12k and first Masters male and female in both races. Vibram shoes also to the first team in the relay.

Refreshments and Post Race Party

Snacks and Drinks will be provided. Gu is the official supplement.

Post-race party/awards presentation will take place at The Reef Restaurant, 4100 Coastal Hwy., Just north of Vilano Beach (on A1A). 3:00 PM.

Entry Fees

50k Ultra – $35 ($31 JTC Running members), until September 15th. $45 ($41 club members), Sept. 16th-Nov. 30th. Race day entry $60 (no discounts).

50k (2x25k) Relay – $60 per team, until Sept. 15th. $70, Sept. 16th-Nov. 30th. Race day entry $90.

12k – $25 (JTCR members $21), until Sept. 15th.

$30 ($26 JTCR), Sept. 16th-Nov. 30th. Race day entry $40, no discounts.

Limited Participation

Due to the Environmental Sensitivity of the Guana Reserve this event is limited to 125 participants per event.  Enter as early as possible; there may not be space on race day.


Parking in the park is  $3.00 per vehicle. Use southern most entrance, just north of the Gate Station.

Proceeds Benefit

Proceeds benefit: Friends of the Guana Research Reserve.

Packet Pickup

Race Packet Pickup Day of Race Only.

For More Information

For more information contact: Mark Ryan, Race Director 50K, at [email protected], or (904) 338-3230. Bob Fernee, Race Director 12K, at [email protected] or (904) 743-3161.


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