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 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!
Queeny Backyard Ultra Race Report Published in UltraRunning May/June 2021 – Ultrarunning Magazine