Live Tracking 2013

This document is updated live throughout the event, and contains the final results as well.

 

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Less than a week to go – 2013 edition of the Tuscobia Winter Ultra draws near

Please contact us for the following items, if you have not already done so:

  • Requesting special assistance or accommodation
  • Will not be at gear check for your race
  • Will not be riding the bus for your race
  • Will not need your bike trailered to the start of your race

Gear check, pre-race meeting, parking and other info can be found in the files below.  Please review the information, along with the pertinent information listed elsewhere on the website.

150-mile Run and Ski Parking Map (Thursday AM / Friday AM)

150-mile Bike / 75-mile and 35-mile Parking Map (Friday PM / Saturday AM)

Registration is officially closed as of December 20 at midnight.  Registration numbers are as follows:

168 registrations.  91 Runners, 72 Bikers, 5 Skiers
35 Mile:  72 registered, 46 Runners, 26 Bikers.
75 Mile:  52 registered, 29 Runners, 20 Bikers, 3 Skiers
150 Mile:  44 registered, 16 Runners, 26 Bikers, 2 Skiers

Current extended forecast during event weekend in Park Falls calls for a high temp of 20, low temp of -7 and 30% chance of snow.  The Tuscobia trail has a 6-10 inch base and has seen snowmobile traffic.  This should be a good (easy) year in terms of trail conditions and the weather looks to be wintery, just how we like it.   Of course everything can change in an instant should Mother Nature get whimsical.

Happy Holidays to all.  We wish you a wonderful time with your families and loved ones as you plump yourselves and rest up for Tuscobia weekend.  See you all soon!

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Stormy Kromer Hats (Custom) available from Friends of Tuscobia Ultras

Stormy Kromer - Tuscobia Winter Ultra

Order your own Tuscobia Winter Ultra Stormy Kromer cap!

The “Friends of Tuscobia Ultras” is a group of volunteers based in Park Falls.  The group is led by Mike and Gail Boushon and Greg Broome (from the CCC).  They have organized the design and pre-order of the legendary Stormy Kromer hats, customized for the Tuscobia Winter Ultra.  Orders are due before November 15th, and will be available for pick at the Tuscobia races.

George “Stormy” Kromer was a railroad engineer, and to see where he was headed, he had to stick his head out the window – into the wind.  Mother Nature stole his cap more than once.  In 1903, he asked his wife, Ida, to modify an old baseball cap to help keep it on in windy weather.  The all-cloth cap with the soft, canvas visor was a departure from the traditional fedoras of the day, but it was more comfortable and because of it’s six-panel fit, it stayed put.  Soon other railroad workers wanted one of Stormy Kromer’s caps for themselves, and when Ida could no longer keep up with demand, they hired a few employees and the business was born.  Stormy Kromer caps are made in Ironwood, MI.        http://www.stormykromer.com/

Caps will be black with white embroidery.  Cost is $35, payable with your order. 

To find your size, measure around the largest part of your head, above the eyebrows, with a tape measure, then find your size on the chart below.  If you are between sizes, always round up to the nearest eighth.  You can tighten your cap’s fit further by adjusting the tie in front.

Head Measurement

Size

Head Measurement

Size

Head Measurement

Size

20 3/4”

6 5/8

21 1/8”

6 3/4

21 1/2”

6 7/8

21 7/8”

7

22 1/4”

7 1/8

22 5/8”

7 1/4

23

7 3/8

23 1/2″

7 1/2

23 7/8”

7 5/8

24 1/4”

7 3/4

24 5/8”

7 7/8

25”

8

A sample cap is available at the CCC, as well as a tape measure to determine your cap size.

Click here for the order form –  TWU_Stormy_Kromer

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Tuscobia Winter Ultra 2013 – Registration is open!

Register at UltraSignup.com

There are limits in the 35 Mile and 75 Mile races.

150 Mile – uncapped, see qualifications note below in green.
75 Mile – 50- FULL
35 Mile – 70 – FULL

If you plan to register for the 150 mile, you are required to have experience that would suggest you are fully capable of safely completing the event.  Our 35 and 75 mile races are a great place to get this experience. If you are unsure that you meet the qualifications requirement please email us at tuscobia@gmail.com

Tuscobia 150 Mile event remains a qualifier for Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI).

The winners of the 150 Mile Race (Run, Bike, Ski, both Male and Female) will have a chance at winning a paid entry for ITI in 2015.

Happy Registering,

Chris and Helen

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2013 Tuscobia Winter Ultra – Preliminary Details – December 27-29

Hello from Ashland, Oregon! Yes, we have already been to Rogue Valley Runners. :)

As of July 9th, the Tuscobia Winter Ultra is now co-directed by a husband and wife team. Nothing changes really except Helen’s name. She remains the brains behind the operation and Chris will probably claim to be “directing from the ground” while running one of the races.

Speaking of races, the dates this year will be December 27-29 (Friday-Sunday). 150, 75 and 35 mile races. Run, bike or ski. Or if you are from I’Falls you might try one of those kicksleds.

More from us after the honeymoon,
Helen and Chris

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Tuscobia 2012 Results

FINAL results are available at the link below.

Live Tracking & FINAL Results

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Tuscobia Live Tracking!

We hope to keep this link updated throughout the race with times in and out of aid stations and finish times!

Live Tracking

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