Sandbags, Flags, Teams, Trails, and Points
Goal: Score as many points as possible
Duration: 4 hours (Full) or 2 hours (half)
The Onyx race is our signature event that completely flips the script on what a trail race can be. Instead of racing for time, participants race for points. The goal of the race is to score as many points as possible in the given time frame. Points are earned by running designated out-and-back routes and bringing back either a sandbag or flag from the turnaround point on any of the routes.
Each route has different point values. Flags are worth 1x the route value while sandbags are worth 2x. The longer the route, the higher the point value.
You choose where, how much, and how hard you run for the duration of the race.
Know your strengths, set your strategy, and challenge yourself.
example Course Map
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3D interactive course map can be accessed in multiple ways:
View below and use "control + click" (on desktop) or two fingers (on mobile device) to navigate. Click on any object to read more and view pictures of the course
Access in a separate window using this link: Course Map
Download a fully interactive map onto your phone by clicking the smartphone icon next to the title of the map
The same course will be used for both Onyx and Half Onyx.
Each participant receives:
-4 spectator lottery tickets (for your friends and family to use at the venue for chances to win amazing prizes)
-Custom Double Black Events Junk Headband
-Free swag items
-Nutrition items from our sponsors
-Access to well-stocked aid stations and recovery area
-Professional event photographs and video
-Access to our awesome venue area equipped with our electronic leaderboard, free product from local vendors, and great music
-A shot at the podium to win prize money and other awards