RACE INFORMATION

The Javelina Jundred 100 Mile is a 2015 Western States Qualifier & 2015 UTMB Qualifier (3 Points)

Location

Trailhead staging / Pemberton Trailhead within McDowell Mountain Regional Park outside Fountain Hills, AZ. Directions

Course Summary

The Javelina Jundred is comprised of six and a half loops on the rolling single track and jeep track of the 15.3 mile Pemberton Trail. The race begins in the clockwise direction and alternates each loop (washing machine style). Each loop climbs from Javelina Jeadquarters at 1800 feet to a high point of 2480 feet near the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. The course has been unchanged since race inception in 2003. A new section of the Pemberton Trail has been built in 2013 that has turned the section in between Jackass Junction and Rattlesnake Ranch off the jeep road into new single track trail.

Weather

Forecast for Fountain Hills, AZ

Bib/Shirt Pickup

Friday, October 31: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Radisson Fort McDowell Resort

10438 North Fort McDowell Road

Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, AZ 85264

(480) 789-5300

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Saturday, November 1: 4:45am-6:00am

Pemberton Trailhead – McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Host Hotel

We are proud to partner again this year with the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort where we will be hosting our Friday afternoon/evening packet pickup from 3-6pm. The Radisson has special rate rooms available for race participants this year.  Call for a reservation at (480) 789-5300 ~ and ask for the Javelina Jundred room block in order to get the discounted rate.

 

Radisson Fort McDowell Resort

10438 North Fort McDowell Road

Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, AZ 85264

(480) 789-5300

Aid Stations

There are four aid stations per loop around the Pemberton Trail: Coyote Camp, Jackass Junction, Rattlesnake Ranch (sponsored by Surprise Running Club), and Javelina Jeadquarters (Trailhead). Food provided will include fruit, sweet snacks, salty snacks, chips, pumpkin pie, soda, electrolyte drink, Gatorade, potatoes, bean burritos, PB&J, and soup. Additional meals of sub sandwiches, pizza and burgers will be served at Javelina Jeadquarters throughout the race. If you know of someone who would like to volunteer at an aid station, please send them here: Javelina Jundred Volunteer Signup.

Awards

Each runner finishing the 100 mile race under the 30 hour cutoff will receive a Javelina Jundred finisher’s belt buckle. Those completing the race in less than 24 hours will receive a larger, sub-24 hour Javelina Jundred finisher’s belt buckle. All runners completing at least 4 laps (in the 100 mile & 100 km races) under the overall cutoff will receive a 100K belt buckle.

In addition, awards will be given to individuals for the following:

• 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male Overall – 100 Miles

• 1st, 2nd & 3rd Female Overall – 100 Miles

• 1st Male Overall – 100 Kilometers

• 1st Female Overall – 100 Kilometers

• First Virgin – Awarded to the fasted runner finishing their first JJ100.

• Youngest Finisher – Awarded to the youngest finisher.

• Oldest Finisher – Awarded to the oldest finisher.

• Best Team Finish – Awarded to the lowest combined time of two person teams (family members, spouses, etc).

• Best Male Costume – Awarded to the male voted to have the best costume.

• Best Female Costume – Awarded to the female voted to have the best costume.

• Best Ass – Awarded to the runner with the best full “moon” under the full moon.

• Dead Last – Awarded to the last runner finishing under the 30 hour cutoff.

• 5 Time Finisher – Jacket awarded to any runner completing their 5th JJ100.

• Geri K Most Memorable Performance Award

Volunteers

If you would like to volunteer at this year’s race, please click this link to signup: Javelina Jundred Volunteer Signup

 

Race Day Schedule

Friday, October 31

3:00 – 6:00pm  Packet pickup at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort in Fountain Hills – You will receive your goody bag, bib, and timing chip.  iRun will setup a mini store with trail running goodies like gels, body glide, socks, and lights.

5:00 – VESPA talk at packet pickup. Short presentation and Q&A by Peter Defty, founder of VESPA about OFM (Optimized Fat Metabolism) and gearing your running for higher performance at long distances.

4:00 – 8:00pm  Halloween in the Hills – The Town of Fountain Hills hosts an annual Halloween event around Fountain Park and the Avenue of the Fountains. More info: http://www.halloweeninthehills.com/

Saturday, November 1

4:00am             Shuttle bus begins transporting runners from 4 Peaks parking lot to Javelina Jeadquarters.  Crews will be able to shuttle back to their cars throughout the race.

4:30 – 6:45am  Packet pickup at the Pemberton Trailhead at McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Foot taping available at the medical ramada.

6:00am             100 Mile Race starts (clockwise direction). Make sure to bring a light!

7:00am             100 Kilometer Race starts (clockwise direction).

11:00am           Sub sandwiches arrive at Javelina Jeadquarters (Some sandwiches will be available for purchase by crews)

2:00pm            Pizza arrives at Javelina Jeadquarters (Some pizza will be available for purchase by crews)

8:00pm            Burger & Hot Dog barbecue begins at Javelina Jeadquarters that

lasts through the night. Veggie burgers will be available.

Sunday, November 2

5:30am             100 Mile Runners: Five loop cutoff (76.5 miles) – Runners must start loop six by 5:30am (23 ½ hours)

100 Km Runners: Three loop cutoff (45.9 miles) – Runners must strat loop four by 5:30am (22 ½  hours)

6:00am             Sub 24 hour buckle cut off

9:30am             100 Mile Runners: Six loop cutoff (91.8 miles) – Runners must start loop seven by 9:30am (27 ½ hours)

12:00pm          100 Mile & 100 Kilometer Races End / 30 hour & 29 hour cutoffs

Park Entry Fee

One park entry pass for the weekend is included for all registered entrants. Additional crew or pacer vehicles will be required to pay  a $6 park entry fee per vehicle.

Trail Running & Trash

Please respect the trails and the beauty of the desert by disposing of any trash at one of our aid stations.  Any runner found to be littering on the trail will be disqualified.

Race Timing

We will be utilizing a chip timing system at this event to record your time at the finish. Results will be posted using “gun time” only. You will be provided with a timing chip attached to the back side of your bib.  Please do not crease or fold your timing chip in any way, or we may not record your time.

Race Coverage

Live, instant race result updates will be available on the Ultracast along with pre- and post-race interviews and live webcams provided by UltraSportsLive.tv.

Drop Bags

Are allowed at Javelina Jeadquarters and Jackass Junction. Please leave your drop bag for Jackass Junction in the designated area near the start on race morning so we may transport them to the aid station by 6AM. Drop bags from Jackass Junction will be returned to the start/finish area approximately by 10AM on Sunday morning. There will be a designated drop bag area at Javelina Jeadquarters near the turnaround. No drop bags at Coyote Camp, Tonto Tavern or Rattlesnake Ranch.

Crews

Allowed ONLY at Javelina Jeadquarters. There will be several food vendors for crews to purchase food from including pizza, coffee and italian ice.

Pacers

100 Mile – Allowed after 4 loops or at sunset.

100 Km – Allowed after 3 loops or at sunset.

Multiple pacers may be used, but only one at a time. Pacers must be on foot (no bikes) and may use the food and nutrition at aid stations for support.

Need help finding a pacer?  Looking to pace a runner?  Visit the Javelina Jundred Pacer Connection.

Aid Station Helpers

Javelina Jundred Volunteer Form

Parking / Start Area

Parking on race morning will be restricted to the Four Peaks staging area just inside the park entrance (2.8 miles from the race start at Javelina Jeadquarters). The only vehicles allowed in the Pemberton Trailhead parking lot at Javelina Jeadquarters are those runners who are camping on Friday night. ALL vehicles arriving on race morning must park in the remote lot and shuttle in. Shuttle buses and vans will begin transporting runners and their drop bags from the new parking area to Javelina Jeadquarters at 4:00am until the start of the race. Please arrive early to account for a few extra minutes of shuttle time.

Shuttle

Shuttle vans will be running back and forth through the duration of the weekend allowing crews and pacers to come and go during the race.

Camping

Tent sites are available at the Pemberton Trailhead (Javelina Jeadquarters) next to the start/finish line for $22 for the weekend (Friday and Saturday nights). You may reserve a camping site with your registration this year. There is a shower and bathroom facility located at the Jeadquarters. Camping Permits

Tent & Cot Rental

We will be renting tents and cots for use by runners again this year. You may reserve a tent and/or cot when you register for the race.  The tent will be setup when you arrive, so all you have to do is bring your own sleeping bag! The small tents are 7′x7′ and the large tents are 12′x8′. Tent & Cot Rental

Directions

The closest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) which is a 55 minute drive from the park. Coming from Phoenix, take the Loop 202 East to Country Club Drive/ Hwy 87. Turn left and drive north for 12 miles and turn left on Shea Blvd. Travel .6 miles and turn right on Saguaro Blvd. Take this 4 miles until it ends at Fountain Hills Blvd and turn right. Continue on Fountain Hills Blvd as it turns into McDowell Mountain Drive and look for signs to turn left into McDowell Mountain Park.

Address

16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.

MMRP Arizona 85255

Contact

javelinajundred@gmail.com