50k - 25k
Nestled in the mountains of Southwest Virginia, Hungry Mother State Park offers a challenging network of trails. This 50K is two laps of a 15.6 mile course with approximately 3,500 feet elevation gain per lap. (The 25K will be one lap of the same course.) The park consists of some well-groomed as well as more technical trail sections. Best of all, this race is ultimately a fundraiser for Imagination Library of Smyth County. Your registration helps get free books in the hands of our county’s children! #HM2550k
Each finisher will receive a performance shirt, a meal, a beer, and a unique finisher award. The last day to register and be guaranteed a shirt is Sunday, March 31, 2019!
Our meal is from Sister's Cafe & Gifts, a favorite local restaurant. Each participant receives a boxed lunch included with their registration which includes a sandwich, chips, pickles, a cookie, and a drink. You can order additional food as for family and friends (or you) through our website. It is a ten minute drive out to other restaurants.
Aid Station Details and Cutoff Times
AID STATION DISTANCES
Clyburn Ridge Aid Station 5.5
Molly's Knob Trail Aid Station 9.9
Start/Finish Full Aid 15.6 - End of 25k
Clyburn Ridge Aid Station 21.1
Molly's Knob Trail Aid Station 25.5
(All Aid Station/Water distances are approximate. See course map for details.)
You will have 10 hours to complete the 50k and 5 hours for the 25k.
There will only be 2 on course cutoff times for the 50k.
-If you are over 5 hours on Lap 1 you will not be allowed to start Lap 2.
-If you have not left the Molly’s Knob Trail Aid Station at mile 25.5 which begins the tough climb up to Molly’s Knob by the 8 hour mark you will be required to continue straight to the Start/Finish area bypassing the climb up Molly’s Knob and the Raider’s Run/Old Shawnee Loop.
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Enjoy this beautiful state park after the event. We want to thank the park for letting us host this race and for being so great to work with.
Local time: 4:09 AM