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Fall Backyard Burn
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11/19/17 - Fall Backyard Burn Trail Running Series - Race #4 [Laurel Hill]

11/26/17 - Fall Backyard Burn Trail Running Series - Race #5 [Fountainhead]

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The Backyard Burn

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Run Through Former Lorton Prison Complex this Sun 11/19!

In the ‘Yard’, under abandoned guard towers and adjacent to repurposed jail cells, close to 300 racers will toe the line this Sun, November 19th at the fourth race of the 2017 Fall Backyard Burn Trail Running Series.

Located right off I-95, just south of the Capital Beltway, this beautiful, fast, and fun race course includes a mixture of forested and open meadow single-track meandering through 1600 acres of the former Lorton Prison complex.  Race at the Laurel Hill FBYB and take a run through history.

Register online by 11:59pm on Thurs 11/16 to save $ and claim your spot on the starting line.  Race day registration on site will be available.  

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Friday, November 11, 2017
Final EX2 Races of 2017 on 11/19 and 11/26!

The Fall Backyard Burn Trail Running Series and our 2017 race season is wrapping up and the two remaining races are right around the corner on 11/19 at Laurel Hill and 11/26 at Fountainhead.  We invite you to join the fun as a racer, volunteer, or spectator. 

Register today to claim your spot on the start line. 

Click here to view the Laurel Hill FBYB4 start list.

If you can’t race, then you can still join the action as a volunteer. Volunteers help with check-in, aid stations, course marshaling, timing, food distribution, course sweeping and course demarking. Times vary from 7am-11:30am and shifts are usually 2-4 hours.  Volunteers receive free food, a cool race t-shirt, $15 off a future EX2 race or $5 off EX2 merchandise, and our sincere appreciation. Plus, volunteering at EX2 races is fun!

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Come enjoy the excellent trails, crisp air, and healthy competition.  We hope to see you out there.

 

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Sunday, November 5, 2017
Fall Trail Fun at the Schaeffer Half Marathon/10K!

Close to 200 athletes enjoyed sunny skies, perfectly cool temperatures, and excellent trail conditions as they negotiated rock and root strewn single-track, stream crossings, and challenging hill climbs at the 2nd annual Schaeffer Half Marathon/10K Trail Running Race held yesterday in Germantown, MD.  Thanks to all the racers, volunteers, sponsors, and the park authority for helping to make it all happen. It was a super fun day of trail running action! 

Results are now posted.  Photos are coming soon.

More good times are around the corner as we wrap up our 2017 season with two more 5 and 10 mile Fall Backyard Burn trail running races at Laurel Hill in Lorton, VA on 11/19 and at Fountainhead in Fairfax Station, VA on 11/26.  We hope to see you there.


© Swim Bike Run Photography

Monday, October 30, 2017
Athletes Treated to Beautiful Fall Foliage at Riverbend FBYB!

Threatening inclement weather held off and athletes were treated to stunning river views and changing autumn colors at the third race of the 2017 FBYB series held yesterday at Riverbend Park in Great Falls, VA.  The beautiful course at Riverbend included riverside single-track, wooded dirt roads, and challenging hill climbs.  Thanks to all the racers, volunteers, sponsors, and the Riverbend park management for helping to make this event a success! 

Results and Series Point Totals are now posted.  Photos are coming soon.

Our next Fall BYB will be held on Sunday, November 19th at Laurel Hill Park in Lorton, VA.  This beautiful, fast, and fun race course includes a mixture of forested and open meadow single-track meandering through 1600 acres of the former Lorton Prison complex.  Register today to join in the fun!

 
 



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