Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 @ 8:00 AM
This Event Took Place Sat. Apr 22, 2017

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.

Each participant will receive a high quality athletic event shirt, a goody bag from HAMMER Nutrition®, a free meal, a beer ticket, and a unique finisher award.

Each participant will also receive a unique art quality print commemorating this event from the letterpress workshop of The Henderson School of Appalachian Arts located right here in Marion, Virginia.
Please note: We cannot guarantee that participants who register after April 6, 2017 will receive a shirt, a finisher award, or an art print.

A Smyth County original, the Dog House Grill will be providing the food. Each participant will receive a BBQ meal including a sandwich, cole slaw, baked beans, and a drink.

Our top male and female will each receive $100 gift card from Altra®, and a prize package from BUFF®
Feel free to call or email us with any questions: 276-783-3161 or

Aid Station Details and Cutoff Times

Water 2.8
Clyburn Ridge Aid Station 5.5
Water 8.2
Molly's Knob Trail Aid Station 9.9
Water 11
Water 13.5
Start/Finish Full Aid 15.6 - End of 25k
Water 18.4
Clyburn Ridge Aid Station 21.1
Water 23.8
Molly's Knob Trail Aid Station 25.5
Water 26.6
Water 29.1
Finish 31.1
(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.

Course Map

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Local time: 1:52 AM


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