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Avoid Skipping Recovery

Listening to your body is key to avoiding injury and burnout. Your body can actually grow stronger when you are at rest. The process of training includes workouts that are strategically placed along with rest days, which provides stimulation during the activity and recovery when you are at rest. If you are new to running, it is important not to push yourself to hard. Injuries can pop up when training advances too quickly. If your body is giving you warning signs, listen and take the extra time off so you can fully adjust and recover to meet your specific fitness needs.

Cape Cod MOVES "Y-Not" Trail Race

Trail marathon (8:00 am), trail marathon realy, (8:00 am), 50K (8:00 am), half-marathon (8:00 am), 10K (10:00 am), 5K (1:30 pm), and kids' races (12:00 noon) run on a 5K loop circling Spectacle Pond set almost entirely within YMCA Camps Hayward and Burgess. The course is rolling with a nice variety of single track and double track and gorgeous views of the pond. There are some short paved road sections. Some sections have sticks, roots, and ruts. Trail shoes are recommended but not needed. There will be a short loop to make up the distances needed for the half marathon and marathon. Event includes demonstrations of mountain bikes, stand up paddleboards, and kayaks by Sea Sports. Gourmet race food throughout the day by Chef Ira Mendoza. Stay in a cabin at the camp (see website for info). Green event! No cups on the course plus recycling and composting. Finishers' medals made of re-purposed wood. Overall award for male/female for all distances are a pair of sneakers courtesy of Hanlon Shoes. $25 gift cards to age group winners. Chip timed race. Some proceeds will go to scholarships for children to attend YMCA Camp Burgess & Hayward. 2nd year of the trail race.
Race Events
Kids Run 5K Run 10K Run ½ Marathon Marathon Trail Race Ultra 
A pre race dinner on Friday will be offered with many offering including vegan.
Race Weather and Climate
Typically the weather is in the high 60's to low 70's. Morning's can be cool with a low of 50 degrees.
Race Fees
No fee information specified.
Race Registration
Please register at Ultra sign-up

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