This 50-mile point-to-point race, near Fairbanks, Alaska, will start at Twin Bears Camp (Mile 30 Chena Hot Springs Rd) and finish at Chena Hot Springs Resort (Mile 56.5 Chena Hot Springs Rd). The course is roughly a 50/50 mix of hard packed trail with good footing and technical sections, mostly along ridgelines, that will challenge even the more experienced trail runners. The course is only road accessible at the start line, finish line, and the Angel Rocks Trailhead at race mile 42. Drop bags will be available at checkpoints located at race miles 30, 42, and at the finish line. A shuttle service will be available to transport runners from Chena Hot Springs Resort to the start at Twin Bears Camp. Don’t forget your suit for a soak in the hot springs after the race! See our website for more information: angelcreek50.org.
Local time: 5:26 AM
12,600 ft. gain/12,000 ft. loss
Twin Bears Camp (race start): 700 ft.
Chena Hot Springs Resort (race finish): 1,300 ft.
July 15th, 2017 Fairbanks, Alaska
Length of day: 20 hours 3 minutes
Average min temp: 54°F
Average max temp: 70°F
Race Day Schedule
Saturday July 15th, 2017
4:40 am - Mandatory pre-race briefing for racers
5:00am - Race start at Twins Bear Camp
5:30pm - Post-race BBQ begins at Chena Hot Springs Resort
6:30pm - Cut-off time: all racers departing the Angel Rocks Trailhead by 6:30pm will be allowed to finish the race