Date & Starting Time:Saturday, May 28th 8:00 am at Lynn Farms, 11580 Hwy 3049, Gilliam, LA.
10 & 3 Mile Run start at 8:00 a.m.1 mile fun run starts at 8:05 a.m.
Registration: Early Registration is $35 through Saturday May 20 and $40 from May 21 - may 27th Race day Registration is $45.
T-shirts & Race Packet Pick-Up: Every pre-registered participant will receive an original BackRoads and Bayous t-shirt, food ticket, and goodies given by businesses, friends and community of the Ross Lynn Foundation.
Packet pick up will be held at SportspectrumThursday, May 26th from 12 pm- 7 pm and Friday, May 27th from 10 am-5: 30 pm. You may also pick up your packet on Race Day at the Race Site at 7:00am.
Awards: Overall Male & Female finishers in the 10-mile race will receive a framed print of Ross Lynn’s Photography and a really cool wooden medallion with custom race logo art work design. Overall Male and Female finishers in the 3-mile race will receive a trophy and a really cool wooden medallion with custom race logo art work design.
Age Groups:19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Trail Run Series: Run both the Sportspectrum Trail run and the Backroads & Bayous Trail run and the top male & female from both races will receive a special award in both the 10 mile and 3 mile race.
Pre and During and Post Party Happenings!:Pre run stretching and sun salutations at 7:30; additional yoga for “Day in the Country” attendees during the run and post run recovery yoga and acupuncture for runners – all under the Breathe Yoga tent; Art for children following the fun run under the Renzi Center tent; Taco bar and water and sports drink (grass fed meat and produce locally sourced by Mahaffey farms); food tickets will be available for non – runners to purcase.
Special Note:Strollers, wagons, baby joggers, and any hand pushed or pulled vehicle will not be allowed on the course due to terrain, but are welcome around the festival site. Absolutely NO in-line skates, roller skates or runners with baby strollers will be allowed on run course. This rule is an RRCA regulation!