This is not just a race; it is an unforgettable event! The best part of the season with a beautiful location, music, and a hot meal. The Blue Ridge Ultra is a 50K loop trail race is deep within the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest of the North Georgia Mountains. It consists of 20 miles of the Benton MacKaye trail, 2 miles of Hidden trails and 9 miles of Forest Service roads. You will experience tough, and sometimes technical spots, single track trails, small creek crossings, steep ascents and even steeper descents all while enjoying the leaves changing colors. Start and Finish at the historic Shallowford iron bridge spanning the Toccoa River. This race will challenge the most experienced racer and provide a memorable experience for those looking to complete a trail run in the mountains of Blue Ridge. Using the same trails, there is a 30K and 15K option. Visit our website for more details. Break the men's or women's 50K course record and get $250.
Drop Bags: 50K runners - (1) one-gallon bags provided by us at check-in. Placed at Aid Station #2 and #5
Canine Run: There will also be a canine run for those that want to bring their dogs out to join the fun. Canine runners will register for the 15K, and start 5 minutes after the regular 15K start.
Ironbridge Bridge Cafe off Aska Road outside Blue Ridge, Georgia. 8436 Aska Rd, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Parking is limited and shuttle location may be added due to the number of runners that sign-up. Details will be emailed before the race.
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50K Start: 8:00am Cut-off is 10 Hours or 6pm.
30K Start: 8:30am Cut-off is 6pm.
15K Start: 9:00am Cut-off is 6pm.
Canine Start: 9:05am Cut-off is 6pm.
All finishers will receive an amazing medal and a t-shirt.
Awards in each class below for each race. Break the men's or women's 50K course record and get $250.
1. Overall Men (Top 3) - 1st in 50K receives $250 and entry to next year's event.
2. Overall Women (Top 3) - 1st in 50K receives $250 and entry to next year's event.
3. Young Men - Top 3 (under 29)
4. Young Women - Top 3 (under 29)
5. Men - Top 3 (30-39)
6. Women - Top 3 (30-39)
7. Masters Men - Top 3 (40-49)
8. Masters Women - Top 3 (40-49)
9. Wise Men - Top 3 (50-59)
10. Wise Women - Top 3 (50-59)
11. Grand Master Men - Top 3 (Over 60)
12. Grand Master Women - Top 3 (Over 60)
13. Top Dog - Top 3 (Canine Class)
What you get!
1. 100% marked course
2. Live race results during the race.
3. Race Men's shirt and V-Neck Women's shirt
4. (6) Fully stocked aid stations
5. Finisher medal.
6. Custom-designed awards.
7. Cooked to order a hot post-race meal by the Ironbridge Cafe.
8. Free race photos
9. Free parking.
We understand things happen. No refunds will be issued; however, you may transfer your entry to another racer in the same event without a penalty until 5 days before the event. You are responsible for finding a person interested in buying your entry as well as working out payment with them. Entries do not transfer to other events nor do they transfer year to year. If you would like to sell your entry to another racer, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and email of the person to whom you wish transfer your entry.
Event's current local time: 8:37 AM ET