Jackpot Ultra Running Festival Adds 72-Hour Race to 8 Race Line-Up
April 9, 2020
Jackpot Again Features the USATF 100-Mile Road National Championship
HENDERSON, NEVADA – April 9, 2020 – Beyond Limits Running, the owner and producer of the annual Jackpot Ultra Running Festival, Southern Nevada’s premier ultra-running endurance event, is pleased to announce the addition of a 72-hour race to the 8Th Annual Jackpot Ultra Running Festival. The Festival, which takes place February 12-15, 2021 in Sin City, Nevada, now offers 6/12/24/48/72-hour races, along with a 50-mile race and two 100-mile races. Stephanie Rubeli, co-founder of Beyond Limits Running and co-race director of Jackpot stated, “We started Beyond Limits Running to encourage runners to overcome obstacles and push beyond their perceived limits. Cornerstone Park, the picturesque bird sanctuary lake park which hosts Jackpot, is a safe and wonderful location for those really want to push beyond limits and run for 72-hours.”
For the 4th year in a row, Jackpot will be home to the USATF 100-Mile Road National Championship race and again offer a $10,000 prize pool. Ken Rubeli, co-founder of Beyond Limits Running and co-race director of Jackpot commented, “We are honored to again partner with the USATF and do our part to help grow the USATF 100-Mile Road National Championship. We’re delighted to have the 2020 USATF 100-Mile Road National Champions, Marisa Lizak and Mark Hammond, registered to defend their titles next year, and are humbled to have nearly all of the elite podium returning in 2021 to compete on what has proved to be a fast course with strong PR potential.”
The 8th Annual Jackpot Ultra Running Festival, which features 8 separate ultra-races, will be held February 12-15, 2021 at Cornerstone Park, a picturesque bird sanctuary lake park owned by the City of Henderson, Jackpot’s 2021 Co-Presenting Sponsor. Known for its over-the-top fun, Jackpot features the Fabulous Las Vegas Showgirls, Elvis, live entertainment, nightly outdoor movies, and new for 2021, the aid station hot tub! Registration is currently open at www.BeyondLimitsRunning.com.
About Beyond Limits Running:
Co-founded 8 years ago by a double organ transplant recipient and her husband, Beyond Limits Running was formed to help all runners run way past their perceived limits by competing in running events. Known for its over-the-top festive events, Beyond Limits Running produces the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival, the Beyond Limits Ultra Race, and the Happy Hippie Harvest Run. Learn more at www.BeyondLimitsRunning.com.
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