Friday, May 17, 2013

Cruel Jewel

Camp Morganton

Blue Ridge , GA 100m , 50m

This Event Took Place Fri. May 17, 2013

Pre Registration

The Cruel Jewel 100 mile event requires pre-qualification.  You will not be officially added to the event until the directors validate your qualifications.

Description

The last day to register and be guaranteed a race shirt is Sunday, April 27th !!

 

The Cruel Jewel 100 is a 108 mile foot race deep with in the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest of the North Georgia Mountains. It consists of 96 miles of trails, 12 miles of mountain roads, and 20 aid stations. Along your journey from Blue Ridge to Vogel State Park and back you will experience tough, and sometimes technical, single track trails, ferns and old growth poplar trees, steep ascents and even steeper descents, an historic steel bridge spanning the Toccoa River, the Dragon's Spine, lush green hardwood forests, rocks, roots and ridge lines ... all of which will be passed before you reach your final destination. And as a bonus we have thrown in 31,000 feet of gain and 31,000 feet of loss just to keep it interesting !!

The Cruel Jewel 100 is laid out for tough and experienced trail runners, therefore there will be qualifications and requirements to be eligible for entry and strict cut off times at all aid stations put in place for your safety.

Please see website for a list of qualifying races for race eligibility.



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The Cruel Jewel 50 is part of the 2014 US Skyrunning Ultra Series

The Cruel Jewel 50  is a point to point 56 mile trail race deep with in the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest of the North Georgia Mountains. It consists of 50 miles of trails, 6 miles of mountain roads, and has 10 aid stations. Along your journey from Blue Ridge to Vogel State Park you will experience tough, and sometimes technical, single track trails, ferns and old growth poplar trees, steep ascents and even steeper descents, an historic steel bridge spanning the Toccoa River, the Dragon's Spine, lush green hardwood forests, rocks, roots and ridge lines ... all of which will be passed before you reach your final destination. And as a bonus we have thrown in 17,000 feet of gain and 17,000 feet of loss just to keep you smiling !!

We understand that not everyone is cut out or ready for the CRUEL JEWEL 100, so for these runners we are offering a 50 mile option.

New for 2014 ...
There will be a shuttle bus option for 50 mile runners. The shuttle bus will leave from Vogel State Park (finish) and drop runners at Camp Morganton (start). Runners are not required to use the shuttle, but if runners choose to they can select the $10 shuttle bus option during registration.

Local time: 3:38 PM
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