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2017 XC12K Trail Race - August 5th
Brought to you by the Bogus Basin Nordic Team

Saturday - August 5, 2017
Start: 8:00am
Distance: 12.8km (think of it like 12K+!)

Early Bird Special (through May 1) - $26

After May 1:
• $32 (up to 100 people)
• $36 (up to 150 people)
• $40 (up to 200 people)

$350 Cash Purse
$100 each to 1st overall Male/Female; $50 each to 2nd place overall Male/Female, $25 each to 3rd overall Male/Female runners
$25 Preem for Fastest Male and Female at Top of Trail of Tears

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The Foothills XC12K is a USA Track and Field sanctioned event.

Field Limit: 200 participants, first come/first serve
Registration closes Thursday Aug 3 at noon. Registration can be done in person at packet pick up or on race day (cash or check).


Pre-Race packet pick-up: 3:00pm to 6:00pm on Friday, August 4th at BANDANNA - 504 W. MAIN

Race Day packet pick-up: 6:30am - 7:30am at Fort Boise Start/Finish Area

Start/Finish area: Fort Boise - far east end parking lot, off Reserve Street
Due to possible congestion it is recommended to park near Fort Boise Community Center and walk to start/finish area.

Age Group Placement: 19 under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Will be recognized on the website after the race.

Awards Ceremony: Approximately 9:30am at Fort Boise (start/finish area)

Aid Stations: 4 on race course

Weather Consideration: Race course or race date could change due to wet conditions to protect the trails.

Cutoff time: Walkers and run-walkers are welcome to participate! However, cutoff time will be 10:30 am (elapsed total of 2:30).

ADA Accommodation: If an interested participant plans to request an ADA accommodation for this USATF sanctioned event, please send an email to the race director at the e-mail below. Note that evaluations of requests are evaluated by a USATF committee and will require 4 to 6 weeks after receipt of all medical documents for evaluation.

No refunds or number transfers allowed. We are sorry but there are also no refunds if the race must be cancelled for any reason (trail conditions, weather, etc).

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Special thanks to The City of Boise, Ridge to Rivers Trail System and the Idaho BLM.

Funds raised from this year's race will benefit the Bogus Basin Nordic Team and support the development of youth skiing in the Treasure Valley.

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