2024 QUEENY BACKYARD ULTRA WILL BE A SILVER TICKET RACE TO BIG DOG’S BACKYARD ULTRA!!
WINNER OF THE 2024 EDITION OF QUEENY BACKYARD ULTRA WILL EARN AN ENTRY TO BIG DOG’S BACKYARD ULTRA AND WE WILL PAY YOUR QUEENY BACKYARD ULTRA RACE REGISTRATION FEES TOWARDS YOUR RACE ENTRY TO BIG’S!
INTRO
The Queeny Backyard Ultra, presented by Terrain Trail Runners – STL, is a true test of one’s endurance, persistence, and discipline. The premise is quite simple. Can you run 4.17-ish miles in ONE hour? And do it again and again and again…. until you are the LAST RUNNER STANDING!
QUEENY BACKYARD ULTRA will be hosted in Queeny Park on Friday, March 1, 2024 @ 12PM.
LOCATION
Queeny Park – 1675 South Mason Road, Saint Louis, MO 63131
Mason Rd – Queeny Park entrance is on the left – Parking lot is on the left upon entering the park – Park your car then walk up the paved trail make a right onto Hawk Ridge Trail – Race HQ/setup will be by the restrooms and runners can setup their canopies/tents across from the restroom past the white fence.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
QUEENY BACKYARD ULTRA is a “Last Person Standing” concept.
The course is a single loop 4.20 Miles – Elevation Gain Per Loop is approx. 415 feet and Elevation Loss Per Loop is approx. 415 feet. 2022 the loop will be run CLOCKWISE!
The course will utilize the Hawk Ridge Trail Loop run clockwise connecting the loop via short sections of Fox Run and Owl Creek Trails approx. 4.20 Miles. The course/trail is a combination of wide paved and hardpacked stone/gravel trails with rolling hills that traverse through some scenic sections and a couple of road crossings. The course/trail is a combination of wide paved and hardpacked stone/gravel trails with rolling hills that traverse through some scenic sections and a couple of road crossings.
COURSE MAP AND GPX FILE CAN BE FOUND ON THE RACE WEBSITE!
RACE REPORT
Queeny Backyard Ultra Race Report Published in UltraRunning May/June 2021 – Ultrarunning Magazine