December 1 - 2, 2023

Blood Rock 100

The Cabins, Oak Mountain State Park

Pelham, AL 100 Miler, 50 Mile- Sat.., 55K - Sat., 25K

This Event Took Place Sat. Dec 2, 2023

THE BLOOD ROCK 100 COURSE IS APPROVED

WE HAVE PERMISSION TO USE THE BELCHER TRACT AND THE 50 MILE LOOP SHOWN ON THE WEBSITE
NOW, WE NEED 75 OR MORE RUNNERS REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 1ST.
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PRE-REGISTER FOR THE 100
If you think you would like to run the hundred, preregisters now. When we reach the required number of runners you will be invited to accept or decline the entry.

HOW PRE-REGISTRAITON FOR THE 100 WORKS

When you register for the 100 on Ultrasignup, your name goes on a “Wait-List.” You will not be charged. When there are 80 runners on the list, we will send out an invitation to accept or decline your Blood Rock 100 entry. If you accept, you will then be charged. If you decline you will pay nothing and be removed from the list.

The Race

The Blood Rock 100 starts at Noon, Friday, Dec 6th - 44 Hour Cutoff
The Blood Rock 50 Mile starts at 7:00 AM, Saturday, Dec 7th - 22 Hour Cutoff
The Blood Rock 55K starts at 7:00 AM Saturday, Dec 7th - 18 Hour Cutoff
The Blood Rock 25K start at 7:00 AM - Saturday, December 7th - 10 Hour Cutoff.
All Races will start at the Redbud Pavilion located on Tranquility Rd, adjacent to the BMX track.

Race Shirt Cutoff - November 24th

IF YOU WANT A BLOOD ROCK RACE SHIRT YOU "MUST" REGISTER BY SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH.
The shirt order absolutely must go in on the 25th. Please register early to insure getting one of these really cool shirts.

THERE WILL BE NO LATE REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION ON ULTRASIGNUP CLOSES MONDAY, DECEMBER 2ND AT MIDNIGHT. THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION AFTER DEC. 2ND. THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION AT THE START SATURDAY MORNING.

Lodging and Camping for Blood Rock

There are 10 cabins available for rent in Oak Mountain State Park just 600 yards from the start. There is also a large, totally renovated, campground two miles from the start. Cabins and campsites can be rented through OMSP.
Link to Oak Mountain State Park Website.
Link to Oak Mountain State Park Website

There are 9 hotels located one to two miles from the south gate of Oak Mountain State Park. This is the gate near Interstate-65. The north gate of OMSP does not open until 7:00AM. It's best to stay near I-65. The gate will be open Saturday Morning starting about 5:00 AM. Hotels near the south entrance of OMSP

The Blood Rock 50 Mile - Saturday Start

Blood Rock 50 Mile is a Southeastern Trail Runs race. The race will take place at Oak Mountain State Park, starting and ending at the Cabins on Tranquility Lake. The start will be at 7:00 AM Saturday. The course will be a single 55K Loop, returning to the Cabins Aid Station at mile 34.1, the Start/Finish. 50 milers will then repeat the south loop of the course, heading to Terrace Dr Aid Station, the back to Peavine Aid Station and back to the Cabins at mile 50 for your finish. About 20 miles of the 50 will be on very difficult backcountry trails with some of the steepest climbs in the southeast.

Blood Rock 25K and 55K

The Blood Rock 25 & 50K races are Southeastern Trail Series Points races and take place at Oak Mountain State Park. Both races start and end at Redbud pavilion on Tranquility Rd. across from the BMX Track. Both races will start at 7:00 AM Saturday. The 50K will be one full lap of the North Loop, including sections of the new Belcher Track.

Weekend Schedule

Blood Rock 100 Schedule
Thursday December 5th - Packet Pickup - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM: Mountain High Outfitters Oak Mountain Store, 2000 Oak Mountain Park Rd, Pelham, AL 35124
Friday December 6th - Packet Pickup - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM: Redbud Pavilion, Oak Mountain State Park, on
Tranquility Rd, Adjacent to the BMX Track.
Friday December 6th - Drop Bag drop-off and pick up SPOT Trackers - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM: Redbud Pavilion, Oak Mountain State Park.
Friday December 6th - Race Briefing - 11:45 AM: Redbud Pavilion, Oak Mountain State Park.
Friday December 6th - Race Start - 12:00 AM: Redbud Pavilion
Sunday December 8th - Blood Rock 100 Mile Ends - 8:00 AM: Redbud Pavilion

Blood Rock 50 Mile, 50K and 25K
Friday, December 6th - Packet Pickup - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM: Redbud Pavilion, Oak Mountain State Park, Tranquility Rd, adjacent to the BMX track.
Saturday, December 7th - Packet Pickup for 50 Mile, 50K and 25K Runners - 5:00 AM to 6:30 AM: Redbud Pavilion, Oak Mountain State Park.
Saturday, December 7th - 50 Mile Runners - 5:00 AM to 6:30 AM: Redbud Pavilion, Oak Mountain State Park. All 50 milers must pick up SPOT Trackers at this time. 50 Milers may leave dropbags if desired.
Saturday, December 7th - Race Briefing - 6:45 AM: Redbud Pavilion
Saturday, December 7th - 50 Mile, 50K and 25K Race Start - 7:00 AM: Redbud Pavilion
Sunday December 8th - Blood Rock course closes - 8:00 AM: Redbud Pavilion

Refunds and Credits

We offer full refunds available through Ultrasignup up to 30 days before the close of race registration. You may also roll your entry over until the next year or receive a 100% Credit for future Southeastern Trail Runs races. After that date, when you cancel your registration, you will be given the option to rollover your entry until the next year or receive full credit that can be applied to any STR race in the next year.

In the event the race must be cancelled as the result of events beyond our control, (forest fires or park closure are the most likely potential cause of cancellation of our races at OMSP) we will give a full refund up to 30 days prior to the event. After that, your entry will automatically be rolled over to the next year.

Event's current local time: 4:06 AM CT

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