Saturday, Mar 5, 2016

Fontandango 50 Miler & Buzzard Bait 50k

300 Woods Rd

Fontana Dam, NC 50 Miler, 50K, 10 Miler

This Event Took Place Sat. Mar 5, 2016


$50 for 50 Miles OR 50K!!!

You'll have to earn your hoodie! Reason being, if you decide to finish at 50k, your hoodie will read "I decided to be Buzzard Bait" with the new 50k Buzzard Bait Logo.
If you carry on & finish the 50 Mile, your hoodie will read "I ran the whole DAM thing!"

50 Mile & 50k - $50
50k 3-Person RELAY - $75
10 Mile - $25

About the event

This race started in 2016. Think you've got what it takes to finish this one?

This 10 Mile loop has approximately 2000' of gain. It is made up of primarily well maintained single track trail, mixture of rolling hills and short steep climbs on the property of Fontana Village Resort in Fontana Dam, NC.

Runners will enjoy scenic views of Fontana Dam and surrounding mountains with a well supported route of 3 aid stations per loop.

Runners may register for the 10 mile race (1 loop) 50k race & relay (3 loops) and 50 mile (5 loops)

Runners in the 50k and 50 mile races may set up a “drop bag” support location at the start finish area. Runners will return to this area every 10 miles before beginning the route again.

Overnight accommodations are available for Friday and Saturday night at the Fontana Village Resort with special event pricing.

Start Times/Time Limit

Start times:
50 mile & Buzzard Bait 50kers 7am
50k relay 8am
10 mile 8 am
Packet Pick up race day 6am
ALL Runners have until Midnight to finish!!!
50 Milers & 50kers - That's 17 Hours


50 Mile & 50k - you have to earn your finishers Hoodie!
Relay & 10 Mile - You'll receive a cotton long sleeve at registration.

Aid Station & Post Race Food

Aid Stations will be fully stocked with Tailwind, gels, snacks, and other drinks and goodies!
We'll have homemade soup and food grilling at the Finish Area!


Overall Awards
50 Mile & 50k
Top 3 Male & Female
Top Male & Female Finisher over 50 years old

10 Mile
Top Male & Female

Top Team in the following categories
All Male
All Female
Males & Females Mixed Team

In trying to keep the Price low, there will be no finisher awards.


Please visit
for complete details, course map links, and elevation profile link. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to email me.

Event's current local time: 1:54 AM ET


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