This Event Took Place Sat. Sep 20, 2014

Chase the Sun 2016

Chase the Sun Ultra is a 6/12 hour Running Dog Ultras event comprising 12 hour and 6 hour solo races along with relay teams of 2-4 runners for both 6 and 12 hours. The race will take place exclusively in the beautiful Whitemarsh Island Preserve, Savannah, Ga. 31410. The race begins and ends in the big clearing in the middle of the preserve and will follow the 1.87 mile loop clock-wise. The course is almost entirely unpaved with about a half mile on paved path. At no time will you be running on any roads with cars.

Parking will be available just North of the preserve at the Memorial Hospital Outreach on Bryan Woods and Highway 80.

The proceeds of this race will go to Liam's Land Foundation, research for a cure of Lymphatic Malformation

Liam's Land Mission:
The mission of Liam's Land is to advance the research and identify possible causes of lymphatic malformations by supporting a patient registry and funding further genetic testing and clinical trials.


Date: Saturday, 09/17/2016

Race Time: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Location: Whitemarsh Island Preserve, Savannah, Ga. 31410
Course: 1.87 mile loop, partially paved, mostly trail
Events: 12 hour event, 6 hour event, 12 hour relay, 6 hour relay, Liam’s Challenge

This is what Chase the Sun Ultra is running for. Please watch this video and see first hand why this cause is so important. Thank you.



This video sampler shows you what the terrain you will be running on looks like.


Parking Instructions
  • Coming from Savannah on Islands Expressway, turn right on Brian Woods Road
  • Turn Right on Brian Woods Loop
  • Parking lot entrance on right.
  • Walking from parking lot, come back out to Brian Woods Rd, turn right.
  • Follow Brian Woods Rd past Stonebridge Drive following the paved sidewalk until it turns into the woods.
  • Follow signs from the trailhead into the open clearing where the Start/Finish line is located.

Directions to Parking and Trail Head

Awards and Swag


All registered runners will get a race shirt and swag donated from our race sponsors.

  • All finishers of the solo 6 hour, solo 12 hour, and relay teams of the 6 hour and 12 hour races will get finishers medals.
  • Awards will be given to the top male and female of the 6 hour and 12 hour races.
  • Awards will be given to the top relay team of the 6 hour and 12 hour races.

Solo runners of the 6 hour and 12 hour races must complete at least 75% (4.5hr/9hr respectively) of the timed event they registered for to receive a finisher's medal.

Relay runners must finish the entire timed events.

Relay runners may arrange their team's running schedule as they see fit but only one runner per team may run at any given time.

Thanks so much for being a part of this event and helping out Liam's Land while you rock some high miles on this beautiful trail.

We look forward to seeing you all out on the trail!

Local time: 2:59 AM
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Dan Hernandez
Race Director
Ann Kerkman
Race Director
Tony Varney
Co-Director

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