Dirt Cheap Stage Race - Race #2

Date: November 13, 2021

Length: 5 Mile Trail Race

Start Time: 10:00am

Location: Devil's Bathtub - Mendon Ponds Park

Fleet Feet Dirt Cheap Stage Race

A Trail Running Stage Race Over 3 Days

3 Mile Time Trail  | 5.5 Mile Trail Run | 11 Mile Trail Run
You can do 1 race, 2 races or ALL 3 races!

STAGE #1 - Friday, November 12th at 4:30-6:00pm Start - 3 Mile Pond Road (Yes, this is a trail race!) (Headlamps req'd if racing in the dark)
STAGE #2 - Saturday, November 13th at 10:00am Start - 5.5 Mile Devils Bathtub, with infamous stair climb finish
STAGE #3 - Sunday, November 14th at 8:00am Start - The 11 Mile EPIC Stage

Early Start available and recommended Sunday at 7:00am, based on results from Friday night's race and at the race directors' discretion. We will notify participants on Saturday at Devil's Bathtub (and via email) of their early start status.

Includes:
Chip timing along with pre-packaged post-race food after each stage.
Live results posted online
A custom neck gaiter to the first 150 registrants!
Hoodie to all FINISHERS of the entire Stage Race (Yes - all 3 stages). - Hoodie sizing is guaranteed only if registered by 11/1/21!

By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other scenario, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.

Registration/Packet Pickup

Please Note: a Participant Cap may be implemented at any time

Packet Pickup

  • Pre-Race Packet Pickup will be available Wednesday, November 10th from 10am -7pm at Fleet Feet @ The Armory, 155 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.  You DO NOT want to wait until race day.  Others can pick up your packet for you.
  • Day of Packet Pickup is TBD based on staffing, so you want to make plans for someone to come to Packet Pickup on Wednesday.

Awards

Certificate Awards will be mailed for series participants only. 

  • Overall Male and Female
  • Top finishers in 10 year age groups (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over)

Race Day Schedule

STAGE #1 - Friday, November 12th at 4:30-6:00pm Start - 3 Mile Pond Road (Yes, this is a trail race!) (Headlamps req'd if racing in the dark)
STAGE #2 - Saturday, November 13th at 10:00am Start - 5.5 Mile Devils Bathtub, with infamous stair climb finish
STAGE #3 - Sunday, November 14th at 8:00am Start - The 11Mile EPIC Stage

Early Start available and recommended Sunday at 7:00am, based on results from Friday night's race and at the race directors' discretion. We will notify participants on Saturday at Devil's Bathtub (and via email) of their early start status.

Day Of Packet Pickup TBD

Course/Maps

The Pond Road - 3 Mile - Yes, this is a trail race!
Stage 1 Map
Tough hilly course. Starts on Pond Rd next to Add-en-On Kennels. Headlamps are required!

The Devil's Bathtub Stage  - 5.5 Mile Trail Run
Stage 2 Map
Mass start with the infamous stair climb finish. Starts at Devils Bathtub

The Epic Stage - The 11 Mile Trail Challenge
Stage 3 Map
Taking in much of Mendon Ponds Park and its trail system. This race starts at Stewart Lodge.

Directions/Parking

Parking will be available at ONLY the following locations on the days listed. No road side parking will be permitted!
Friday:
Horse Trailer Parking Lot (corner of Pond Rd & Douglas Rd), Lookout/Algonkian/Devil's Bathtub Shelters.
Saturday: Devil's Bathtub, Algonkian Shelter
Sunday: Beach Lot 

Click here for a map of the park.

MENDON PONDS PARK - Pond Rd. - Route 65 (Clover Street) south from Monroe Avenue. Go to 3rd entrance. Turn left onto the Pond Rd/Nature Center Entrance. At bottom of big hill turn turn right onto Pond Rd. The start of Stage 1 is up about a 1/2 mile.

MENDON PONDS PARK - Devils Bathtub - Route 65 (Clover Street) south from Monroe Avenue. Go to 3rd entrance. Turn left onto the Pond Rd/Nature Center Entrance. At bottom of big hill turn left. The race 2 starts at the top of Devil's Bathtub. If you went past the big Mendon Pond you went too far. Look for signs.

MENDON PONDS PARK - Stewart Lodge - Route 65 (Clover Street) south from Monroe Avenue. Go to 1st entrance - Left onto Canfield Rd. Turn right onto Douglas Rd. Park at Beach Lot.

 
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