Western States 100 Qualifier
New for 2019, Cruel Jewel 100 will be 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 MAX UTMB points.
Cruel Jewel 100 is a HARDROCK Qualifier!!
Another reason you can't resist being a DUMAss!!
Cruel Jewel 100 and Cruel Jewel 50 are both UTMB qualifiers
CJ 100 is 6 pts, CJ 50 is 5 pts
The Cruel Jewel 100 is a 105.9 mile foot race deep with in the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest of the North Georgia Mountains. It consists of 95 miles of trails, 11miles of mountain roads, and 20 aid stations. Along your journey from Vogel State Park to Blue Ridge 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 !!
Local time: 6:35 AM
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 at VOGEL STATE PARK!!
Please see website for a list of qualifying races for race eligibility.