Join Off The Grid Racing for our first ever Lumber Around the Levee on December 5. Lumber Around the Levee takes place just south of Gainesville in the recently opened Barr Hammock Preserve which was acquired via the Alachua County Forever land acquisition program in 2006 and 2010.
Barr Hammock is a “land bridge” that connects two of the largest wetlands in the county - Ledwith Prairie and Levy Prairie. This unique upland helps create a wildlife corridor that connects the Ocala National Forest to Goethe State Forest.
Racers will journey for 6.5 miles along elevated levees providing a spectacular view of the expansive wetland. The sounds of frogs and birds will accompany participants as they race through loblolly pines, red cedar, and oaks strung with Spanish Moss. Runners might see deer, sandhill cranes and the Southern Bald Eagle. Plus, alligators! Hopefully you see them first!
Register and come experience native Florida the way it once was.
Off the Grid Racing is a member of the Road Runners Club Of America.
Custom awards for the top 3 male and female age group finishers in the 6.5 mile event.
How are the trails designed?
The main running trail is a 6.5 mile loop. The trail will be well marked for daytime running with signs along the course.
Are there water stops and aid stations?
There will be water stops approximately every 2 - 2.5 miles on the course.
Where do we pickup pre-race packets?
Race packets can be picked up from 6:30am-7:30am the day of the race at the Registration Table at the trailhead.
What Are The Start Times?
6.5 Mile - 8:00 am
The start/finish is at the Barr Hammock Preserve trailhead, off Wacahoota Road. Google Map Location.