Beyond Limits Running Announces 2020 Jackpot Ultra Running Festival
22 Oct, 2019
Beyond Limits Running, the owner and producer of the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival, Southern Nevada’s premier ultra-running endurance event, announced the 7th Annual Jackpot Ultra Running Festival will be held February 14-16, 2020. All races start at 8:00 AM MST on Saturday, Feb 15, except for the 48-hour race and the USATF 100-mile race, which begin Friday, Feb 14 at 8:00 AM MST.
The company also announced a new sponsorship relationship with the City of Henderson. The City of Henderson will be the co-presenting sponsor of the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival for the next 5 years. The Festival, which features the USA Track & Field 100-Mile Road National Championship race, along with 6/12/24/48 hour races, a 50-mile race and standard 100-mile race, will continue to be held at Cornerstone Park in Henderson, NV. Located just 9 miles from the Las Vegas Airport, the 100-acre Cornerstone Park, which is anchored by a majestic 31-acre bird sanctuary lake, has been home to the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival since inception in 2014.
Stephanie and Ken Rubeli, Jackpot Race Directors and co-owners of Beyond Limits Running stated, “There’s a reason the City of Henderson has been named one of America’s 50 best cities and won the National Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks & Recreation; their commitment to providing best-in-class parks, along with their support of inclusive outdoor sporting events, is second to none. We are proud to continue and expand our long-standing relationship with the City of Henderson and honored to have the city as the co-presenting sponsor of the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival for the next 5-years.”
Shari Ferguson, City of Henderson Director of Parks and Recreation commented, “In addition to our local residents being able to participate in a festive ultra-running event, the Jackpot Ultra draws runners from around the world and enables them to experience our World Class City while testing their running limits. The City looks forward to working with Beyond Limits Running to continue growing the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival.”
In 2019, 354 runners registered for the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival. Domestically, runners traveled from 36 North American States, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec and Saskatchewan. Internationally, runners came from Bolivia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Great Britain.
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, especially average runners, run way past their perceived limits by competing in ultra distance running events. Known for its over-the-top festive events, Beyond Limits Running produces the Jackpot Ultra Running Festival and the Beyond Limits Ultra race. Learn more at www.BeyondLimitsRunning.com.