The race is held annually on Memorial Day weekend at Wickham Park, Melbourne Florida. The race is run in 50 mile stages starting on Sunday with a 12:30 cutoff each day (7:30 AM to 8:00 PM). The course consists of 7 loops of 3.75 miles (marathon) and 7 more loops of 3.4 miles on flat trails. All runners start together. Typical weather is high 80's to low 90's F (30-35 C), humid and sunny, with occasional afternoon thunderstorms.
Local time: 5:50 AM