The Minnie Ha Ha 6 & 12 hour timed race is a paved-loop course that is USATF-certified, and measures 1.17 miles which will be chip timed that winds through the mostly flat wooded park with great views of the Meramec River and fall foliage. The start/finish area is located at the Shelter "E." There is adequate parking throughout the park with a playground and restrooms in close proximity to the shelter. The aid station is adjacent to the start /finish and will be stocked with plenty of fluids and foods you would expect at an ultra event. There will be cool swag for all participants!
Minnie Ha Ha Park
801 Old Gravois Road
St. Louis, Mo. 63127
In an effort to reduce our strain on the environment, this is a cupless event. You will be responsible to bring a handheld, belt or vest for the race.
All finishers will receive a medal. Plaques will be given to the first place overall male and female winners in each race as well as the male and female winners in each of the following age groups:
Masters (40-49 )
Grand Master (50+)
Phil has been a SLUG member since 2009. He’s an avid runner and two-time winner of the Eastern Missouri Ultra Series (EMUS) but admits he has a long way to go to be a better runner. In addition to being a Race Director, Phil is the current president of the club.
He started directing a new SLUG race in 2019, the Minnie Ha Ha 6 & 12 Hour, to fill the void of the Flatlanders 6 & 12, which ended the previous year. Tailwind endurance has been our sponsor since 2019.
Fun fact: Phil’s favorite ultra-races are the timed loop ones!