Sunday, Feb 4, 2024 @ 8:30 AM

Red Top Rumble

50 Lodge Rd SE

Cartersville, GA 11.5 Miler

This Event Took Place Sun. Feb 4, 2024

We are excited to bring you the 17th Annual Red Top Rumble!

Red Top Rumble 11.5 Mile Trail Race - 8:30 AM ET

Where: Red Top Mountain State Park Visitor's Center:
located off I-75 exit# 285, 45 minutes North of Atlanta in Cartersville, GA. Once in the park, turn left onto Park Marina Rd (before the "trading post") towards the Visitors Center/Cottages, then in approximately 0.8 miles turn right onto Lodge Rd to reach the Visitors Center.

Course Time Limit - 2 hrs 45 minutes

NO Race Day Registration

Transfer & Refund Policy
Please note that refunds and transfers are not allowed for any GUTS events including the Red Top Rumble. Due to waiver requirements and liability issues, any person found using another runner's number will be disqualified and banned from future races.

Parking and Porta Johns available at the start/finish area.

Parking fees
Due to limited parking availability, CARPOOLING IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED; If you do not own a state park pass, there will be a $5 parking fee. Fee envelopes will be available at packet pick up and drop boxes.

Dropping out of the Race
If you feel you must drop from the race then you must let an official aid station volunteer know that you are leaving.

Top 5 Male & Female; Overall Master and Overall Grandmaster. No duplication of awards.


Start/Finish will be at the Visitor's Center. New course map now available on GUTS RTR page
Winding, moderate to easy wooded trails with several bridge crossings & beautiful views of Lake Allatoona.

Packet Pickup

Friday, February 2nd at West Stride, 3517 Northside Pkwy NW #11, Atlanta, GA 30327, Noon - 5:30pm
Saturday, February 3rd, at Red Top Mtn State Park Visitor's Center, 2pm-4pm
Sunday, Race Morning at the Visitor's Center Start/Finish Area, starting at 7:15am


It is our mission at GUTS to help support our State Parks for future generations to enjoy! Over the past few years, Red Top Mountain has faced significant budget cuts. In late June 2010, the park closed the Mountain Cove Restaurant and Lodge accommodations. Not wanting to see the restaurant space go unused, the Friends of Red Top Mountain organization stepped in to transform the old restaurant into the Mountain Discovery Room for programs and hands-on learning. The new family-friendly activity center features exhibits about the site's rich mining history as well as local wildlife education. Red Top Rumble is proud to continue supporting the Friends of Red Top Mountain for their continued renovations and new programs within the park.

Event's current local time: 1:52 AM ET


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