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3/6/16 -Spring Backyard Burn Trail Running Series (R1) [Laurel Hill]

3/13/16 -Spring Backyard Burn Trail Running Series (R2) [Pohick Bay]

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4/17/16 --Spring Backyard Burn Trail Running Series (R3) [Hemlock]

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Backyard Burns Are Filling – Reg Fee Increase this Sat, 2/6!

With the cold and snowy weather we've just had, it’s hard to believe that springtime trail running action with EX2 is just over a month away.

Registrations have been pouring in for all 5 and 10 mile Backyard Burn Trail Running Races and at this rate, we’re looking at another sold out series.   

Register before 11:59pm this Sat, 2/6 to beat the price increase for our first race of the season, the SBYB1 at Laurel Hill on 3/6/16. 

Why race with EX2?

  • Physically challenge yourself and have FUN at the same time!
  • Enjoy incredible single-track trails and clearly marked race courses.
  • Hang out with 300-400 adventure-loving trail runners.  Not too small, not too big - we limit race entry to prevent overcrowded trails, allow for healthy competition, and promote community.   
  • Professional operations - cool t-shirts, awesome volunteers, medical support, well stocked aid stations, great music, fun awards ceremony, and an abundant post-race spread (breakfast burritos, pizza, and little cups of M&Ms – YUM!).

We can’t wait to get back out there and we invite you to join the fun.

It’s a BIG DEAL - We Think You’ll Like it!

Monday, January 18, 2016
New Revised Policies (Super Racer-Friendly) in 2016!  

Wouldn't it be nice if you could enter a race knowing that your registration wouldn't go to waste should your plans change and you need to back out?  At EX2, we offer you that peace of mind with the introduction of some major changes designed to remove most of the financial risk and make the registration process stress free.

Revised Policies (Super Racer-Friendly):  Need to change classes, cancel for credit, or transfer your race to a friend?  No problem.  What happens if we get rained out?  100% credit, that's what.  Check out the 'fine print' page of each race on our website for the exact details.  We think you'll like what you see.  

New Online Registration Provider:  We have changed our online registration provider and are now using to process all of our registrations.  The functionality they offer is impressive and empowers you to make registration changes online at your own convenience.  Nice, huh?

So, register early to take advantage of our early registration fees, guarantee your entry into our races (many of which sell out), and achieve your goals, all with the security of knowing you have options should your plans change.


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Friday, January 8, 2016
Ho, Ho, Holiday Drawing - And the Winners Are...! 

And the lucky winners are…..Ken Bocam and Nicholas Rotteveel. Congratulations! We will send them a full refund for each race in which they registered.

Thank you everyone for your support and we look forward to seeing you at our races in 2016.

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Thursday, December 24, 2015
Ho, Ho, Holiday Drawing - Win FREE Racing with EX2!

Tis the season to WIN FREE RACING with EX2! Register for any 2016 EX2 event between now and midnight on 1/3/16 (in technical terms that's 11:59pm on 1/3 for online reg or postmarked by 12/31 for snail mail) and you will be entered into the 3rd annual Ho, Ho, Holiday Drawing!

On Fri, January 8th, we will draw two names from the pool of pre-registered racers. We will post a video of the drawing on Facebook and contact the winners directly. Those two winners will be refunded IN FULL for EACH and EVERY race they registered for, by the 1/3 deadline. Register for one race, expect a $40ish refund. Register for all 18 races, expect a refund for...well, I don't know exactly, but it's a lot of $$$. If you win, and you have registered for a team event, we will refund you what would logically be your portion of the reg fee (50% of race fee for a duo team, 33% for team of three).

Why register early? (other than a chance to win all your $ back through this drawing)
• Pay less – benefit from our lowest New Year’s reg fees which expire on 1/10/16.
• Guarantee your spot in the race – because many of them sell out!
• EX2’s liberal credit, transfer, and cancellation policies (less $ risk, if plans change)
• Registering makes it real and commitment equals motivation!

Best of luck and Happy Holidays!


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