**** The CASTLEWOOD 8 RACE is now owned and operated by THE ALPINE SHOP.  Click here to link to race info.   ***  

St. Louis area,  MO 

Nov 15th, 2014

The Castlewood 8-Hour course is going to be a very fast and fun course!!   It will consist of mountain biking 10-25 miles, trekking/running 5-10 miles, paddling 4-10 miles, all while using a map and compass to find your way!  All racers will have up to 10 hours to complete the course.   Areas around Southwest St. Louis County are fantastic for an 8-Hour adventure race!

Racer Check-In & Packet Pick-Up:  
All racers are required to check-in on Friday, Nov 14th, at the Alpine Shop between 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm

The Alpine Shop is located at 
440 N. Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Bring your wallet as the Alpine Shop will be offering Bonk Hard Racers discounts on many store wide items!


** 11/6/14 - Revealed at Packet Pick-Up **

The race is open to 2-person and 4-person teams (co-ed, male and female).


 $89/ person - Early Registration  (ends on Sept 22nd)

 $99/ person - Normal Registration (ends on Oct 20th)

 $109/ person - Late Registration (after Oct 20th)

* Registration will close on Nov 3rd, 2014.

* Race fees include land use fees, maps, canoes, paddles and PFDs, insurance, post-race food and drinks, t-shirts, prizes, give-a-ways and a fantastic adventure!


  • $30 fee per person on or before Oct 20th
  • No refunds after Oct 20th

There will be an award ceremony after the race at a time TBD.

Racers on the TOP THREE teams OVERALL will receive the FIRST three picks of prizes from our great sponsors!

Prizes will be awarded 3 deep (1st, 2nd, & 3rd place teams will have a choice of prizes from our great sponsors!) based on the number of teams participating in each division on the day of the race.    
RACERS MUST BE PRESENT at the awards ceremony to receive prizes.

The following formula is applied: 
2 - 3 teams participating in division --- Division 1st place awarded 
4 - 5 teams participating in division --- Division 1st, 2nd places awarded
6 + teams participating in division --- Division 1st , 2nd, & 3rd places awarded 

We recommend that all teams stick around for the awards ceremony to congratulate the winning teams and take part in this festive atmosphere!

The Castlewood 8-Hour will not require a support crew and no racers are allowed to receive support of any kind on the course or at the Transition Areas from anyone not participating in the race.

Volunteers are such an important part of every race, and we strive to make volunteering at our races fun and enjoyable.  All volunteers receive a free race shirt and food after the race. 

If you are interested in participating in adventure racing, volunteering is one of the best ways to get into the action and see if it is a sport you will enjoy!  

If you would like to volunteer at the Castlesood 8-Hour, please contact Bonk Hard Racing.   Thanks!

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