S2S By the Numbers

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What does it take to get 100 teams safely and happily through a course 7 times longer than a marathon, through 2 states, 3 counties, and 14 cities throughout a 36 hour time period? Here are just a few!

  • Permits and approval for 37 different cities, national forests, parks, counties and facilities
  • 600 cones and 75 barricades
  • 15 Medical Staff strategically roaming 200 miles
  • A timing team of 40
  • Course clean-up crew: 4 lucky dudes
  • 15 kegs of craft beer for free participant/volunteer pints at the finish line
  • 460 directional signs and 200 blinking red lights
  • Personalized runner/walker bibs: 800
  • Gifts for ALL amazing Team Captains (have you thanked a team captain lately?)
  • 35 well-spaced & approved exchange points to accommodate 100-200 vans
  • 200 phenomenal volunteers (sporty nifty S2S volunteer visors and safety vests)
  • 100 traffic batons and safety flags
  • Trained race officials, volunteer coordinators and contest managers: 30
  • Course Map: a very detailed and all-inclusive 1!
  • 80 porta-potties spread out over 200 miles
  • 100 timing bracelets to ensure chip timing and live results at major exchanges
  • 30 water misters for Water Ambassador Teams to keep everyone cool
  • Dive motel rooms for race staff along the course: 15
  • Professional race announcers and DJs: 2
  • 15 generators and light sets for night exchanges to keep you safe
  • 2 U-Hauls, 10 rental trucks and a lot of gas!
  • 1 custom registration database, 1 website and 1 race-day mobile website
  • 4,800 safety pins painstakingly counted into 200 baggies (thanks mom!)
  • 50 giant bottles of hand sanitizer and 312 additional rolls of toilet paper (always an interesting conversation at the Walmart checkout)
  • 6 state-certified traffic flaggers
  • Cool prizes for 9 contests along the course
  • 1000 high-quality, socially responsible gender-specific finishers shirts and unique medals waiting for you at the finish line!
  • 2 sleepover facility rentals with showers
  • Rockin’ start and finish lines: 2
  • Lots of marketing to bring you more teams for fun and competition
  • 100 Division Winner Hydroflask True Pints
  • Thousands of miles and hundreds of hours designing a course that minimizes busy roads, narrow roads and road crossings… and maximizes terrain and scenery.
  • Behind the scenes: 1 bookkeeper, 1 CPA, 1 web programmer, 1 graphic designer, 1 communications director, 1 map maker, 1 photographer, 1 insurance agent and a partridge in a pear tree
  • 2 Awesome Race Directors: Scott & Carrie Douglass!