Leatherwood Ultras is fast becoming known as one of the Southeasts great destination races!! Held on the grounds of Leatherwood Mountains Resort and Stables. Trails are entirely on private land. Get a group of friends together, rent a luxury cabin, and party the weekend away. Don't miss it....You WON'T be disappointed!!!
Race course will take place over varied terrain in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Much of the race will be on single track trail, but will have a mix of asphalt, gravel, and jeep trail roads. If you have experience running in the Blue Ridge Mountains you'll know that the trail could change from one day to the next. One day could be dry, the next could be muddy.
50 Mile - Course will consist of 4 loops. There will be 3 unique loops, with one loop of 10 miles being repeated. Gain and loss will be about 13,000ft, giving you around 26,000ft of change.
50 Kilometer : Course will consist of 2 unique loops, which will also be run by the 50 milers. With around 7,000 to 8,000ft gain.
50mile and 50k will both start at 7am. Cut-off times for each aid station can be seen Here. An 18min/mile minimum average will be the base for cutoff times.
10 Mile - Very good chance for a course change for 2016: 9am
Top 3 Male/Female Finishers will receive a hand fabricated metal trophy
Local time: 10:22 PM
All runners completing their respective race will receive a finishers award.