About the Run
RACE HEADQUARTERS: Rock Bridge State Park, Billy Gilbert Shelter, GPS address 5575 South Highway 163 or GPS coordinates: 38.880933, -92.333980
Local time: 10:55 PM
START TIME: 7:00 a.m. (50K), 8:00 a.m. (7 mile and 25K) with staggered start depending on number of entries.
COURSE: The course is 100% single track trail with a variety of terrain and creek crossings. The 7-mile course is one loop on the Devil’s Ice Box Trails. The 25K course will be one loop on the Devil’s Ice Box Trails, cross over Hwy 163, and one loop on the Gans Creek Wild Area Trails. The 50K is 2 loops of the 25K course.
TIME LIMIT: The time limit to complete the course is 8 hours.
AID: 1 Aid station for the 7 mile, 3 Aid Stations in the 25K & 6 in the 50K stocked with a variety of food, water and Gatorade. Approximate distance between aid stations is 4 miles. 50K racers can leave a drop bag at the start to access before their second loop.
ENTRY: $35/25K & 50K and $35/7 mile. No race day registration, transfer of entry, or refunds. Race limited to 150 competitors for all races combined. Park management reserves the right to cancel the race due to adverse conditions.
CHECK-IN: Race Headquarters will be located in the Billy Gilbert Shelter located in the upper parking lot of Rock Bridge State Park. Packet pickup will be held on Friday, October 5, from 3:00-6:00 at Tryathletics, 1605 Chapel Hill Rd, Columbia. Packets will be available at the race site after 6:00 a.m. on race day. All 25K & 50K participants will be required to check in at Race Headquarters on race day.
POST-RACE: 7 milers: Pancakes and sausage prepared on site. 25K & 50K: Chick-fil-A sandwiches & chips starting at 11 am. Have your bib number with you to receive a meal. Someone will mark your bib to indicate you've eaten once.
AWARDS: Cash Award for Overall Male & Female in the 25K & 50K. No shirts. All participants will receive custom race swag.
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