The Queeny Backyard Ultra, presented by Terrain Trail Runners – STL, is a true test of ones 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 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.
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 Counter-Clockwise!
The course will utilize the Hawk Ridge Trail Loop run counter-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!
Queeny Backyard Ultra Race Report Published in UltraRunning May/June 2021 – Ultrarunning Magazine