Get Active in Central Missouri this October! 65 Miles of Cycling and 1/2 Marathon! 🚴🏃‍♀️

Fall is an absolutely gorgeous time of year - especially when you wind through the backroads of Pulaski County with scenic river views and stream crossings. This October, the Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind cyclist event will be back! If you're an avid cyclist, this is an event you won't want to miss. In addition to the cycling event, Frog Hill will be hosting a Half Marathon 10K, and Leapfrog 5k the same weekend. Read on to learn more about these events and how to sign up! 

The Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 8:00am 

Waynesville City Park 

This is a 65-mile course with a total elevation of over 4,400ft for the full race. There will also be 10 miles and 25-mile race for various cyclist levels. 

The first 3 places in each age group will be awarded.
The age groups for Male and Female are:

•Ages 14 -19 Under •Ages 20-29 •Ages 30-39 • 40-49 • 50-59 • Ages 60 and Above

About the Race 

This race became about when David (Dave) Kessler decided that he wanted to provide for a local organization in need and to increase the opportunities for cyclists. This course provides an exciting look at the wonderful dirt roads of Pulaski County with a significant elevation climb. 

The proceeds for this event will benefit the Pulaski County Sheriffs Department Shop with a Cop and Equipment Fund


Check out their Facebook Page for more information and some great video content from previous racers! 

Frog Hill Half Marathon, 5K, 10k, Leapfrog 5k

Friday, October 2nd, 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 3rd, 8:00 AM 

Waynesville City Park 

About the Race 

A very unique race that starts at the top of the world-famous "Frog Hill" in Waynesville, MO. The beginning of the race is a big descent where you can expect fast times! Once on the trail, you will run alongside the Roubidoux River and take in some beautiful country views. The course will challenge you to conquer "Superior Hill". And when you do, you will be rewarded with your very own frog medal to commemorate your effort and brag to your friends. So hop on over to Waynesville, MO, and join us!

 Proceeds will benefit One Sole Purpose 


Learn more about the race on the official Frog Hill Half Marathon Website

Book Your Stay with Us at Fort Wood Hotels!

Ready to get active in Pulaski County? There is still time to sign up for both races. If you've never visited our area, we know you'll fall in love with the gorgeous scenery. If you're coming in from out of town, now is the time to book your lodging accommodations. At Fort Wood Hotels, we offer five award-winning hotels. You will not find higher quality hotels near Fort Leonard Wood at a better value. We absolutely guarantee satisfaction. This is why our hotels consistently earn top awards. It all comes back to giving guests what they want. When you stay at one of Fort Wood Hotels by Ehrhardt Properties, you will realize we take our mission very seriously!

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