The Cruel Jewel 100 is a 103.54 mile foot race deep with in the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest of the North Georgia Mountains. It consists of 94 miles of trails, 10 miles of mountain roads, and 20 aid stations. Along your journey from Blue Ridge to Blairsville 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 33,000 feet of gain and 33,000 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.
This event starts at NOON on FRIDAY, MAY 17 2024 at Camp Morganton
Please see website for a list of qualifying races for race eligibility.
Western States 100 Qualifier
Cruel Jewel 100 is a Western States 100 qualifier! This makes Cruel Jewel 100 one of only three races in the country that are qualifiers for Hardrock, Western States, and is a UTMB index race.
Cruel Jewel 100 is a HARDROCK Qualifier!!
Another reason you can't resist being a DUMAss!!
Event's current local time: 4:49 AM ET