A half marathon, 27 Miler, and 40-mile NIGHT trail race located in the beautiful hills of south Texas.
JULY 15 2023 - SOUTH Llano river state park
The Start and Finish are located at the Interpretive Trail Head. We recommend arriving an hour prior to your race starting.
South Llano River State Park
(1927 Park Rd 73, Junction, TX 76849)
Half Marathon, 27 Miler, 40M Runners - Start time 7:30 PM at Interpretive Trail Head
Race Cutoff - 7:30 AM
We will have packet pickup open from 6:30 - 7:30 PM on Saturday, July 9th (the day of the race.) Packet Pickup will be located near the starting area at the main tent.
When arriving in the park make sure to pay $5 for the day pass whether that's prior to the event online here or in cash at the drop boxes on the day of the event. This is required by south Llano River State Park.
40 Miler Runners - Three Loops
40 miler runners will run a total of 41.4 miles. The elevation gain is over 3000ft of climbing with over 3000ft in descending. Aid stations will be available every 6.5 miles along the course.
27 Miler Runners - Two Loops
27 miler runners will run a total of 27.6 miles. The elevation gain is over 2000ft of climbing with over 2000ft in descending. Aid stations will be available every 6.5 miles along the course.
Half Marathon Runners - One Loop
Half Marathon runners will run a total of 13.7 miles. The elevation gain is over 1000ft of climbing with over 1000ft in descending. Aid stations will be available every 6.5 miles along the course.
The course is very rocky, wide, and hilly. The weather is expected to be 90 degrees at the start and 70 degrees at night. Regardless of the weather conditions, we will continue to race unless life-threatening circumstances occur. This course will be tougher than you expect.
This race is a cupless race so please come with your own water-carrying system whether that's a running vest, camelback, or hand-held water bottles/cups. We do not tolerate littering. One of our biggest values is being environmentally friendly. Help us keep the environment maintained to its natural state without hurting the natural ecosystem.
We will use orange ties and signs to mark the course. Signs with arrows will be used to show which trail to run on and ties will be used to let you know you're on the right path.
MAIN AID STATION (MILE 0 & 13.8):
The aid station will be manned by a few volunteers and will have water, Tailwind, Pickle Juice, bananas, oranges, PB&Js, and other various salty, sweet, and savory snacks.
WALTER'S WATER STATION (MILE 6.8):
This aid station will be unmanned and will only have water and ice. No parking - no road access.
B'S WATER STATION (MILE 11.4):
This aid station will be unmanned and will only have water and Tailwind. Parking is allowed - has road access.
What you get
Every runner will get a Noche Trail Runs T-shirt and all finishers will receive a race medal. 40-mile finishers will receive a special heavy-duty race medal. We will have aid station food and supplies at this event at the main tent and at an aid station at the halfway mark of the course. The winner of each distance will get a first-place trophy for first place male and first place female. The last person to finish each distance will get a DFL award... "dead freakin last"
CAMPSITES - click here
DAY PASS - click here
or pay in cash in the drop boxes at the park on the day of the event.
What TO BRING (required)
- Handheld Water Bottle or Hydration Vest*
- running shoes*
- prepared mind and legs*