Required Service Hours Update 🗣 What do we expect? As a reminder, we do expect that all of our participants fulfill their service hours prior to racing with us at Black Forest. If you have forgotten what we would like to see, please visit https://blackforestultra.com/service-requirement/ to review what we are looking for with our service requirements. We would like to add some additional clarification to these requirements and with the current climate we are experiencing around the world, an alternative […]
WE WILL NOT MEET AT THE HOTEL MANOR! Slate Run Rd is closed due to a landslide and this the only access point to get to trails needing maintenance from Route 414. We will instead be meeting at the DCNR Bureau of Forestry building in Waterville and access the trails from Route 44. The forestry building can be found at https://goo.gl/maps/dPLy9PQM57Q2.
As with any first year event, you learn to roll with the punches. No matter how smooth things appear to go on the outside, there are always hiccups to overcome behind the scenes. This latest hiccup will definitely be noticeable on race day. While I like the race logo, it hasn’t quite felt right to me. Over the past month and a half, I’ve reworked the logo several times and finally struck onto something that I like. I’m no graphic […]
We have a trail work day scheduled for September 22, 2018 from 9am until 3pm. We will be meeting at the Hotel Manor in Slate Run and divide into teams there working on the Black Forest Trail specifically. A good portion of the trail work that will need to be done is string trimmer work clearing stinging nettle and hand pruner work to knock back mountain laurel. We will have all sections needing work documented on maps prior to our […]