Saturday, Jan 4, 2020

Harbison 50K

5600 Broad River Rd

Columbia, SC 50K, 25K

This Event Took Place Sat. Jan 4, 2020

Race Information

Harbison State Park - Columbia South Carolina

Harbison 25k & 50k

January 4th 2020

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The 2020 Harbison 50K will be the 10th year of the race! The Harbison 50K/25K is a trail race in Columbia, SC. Runners will make their way through technical single track trails, fire roads, wide trails and stream crossings while navigating plenty of rocks, roots and mud on the beautiful trails of the Harbison State Forest.

Aid Stations: There will a total of 3 aid stations along the course. The first two aid stations are approximately 6 miles apart, so please ensure that you have the necessary hydration and nutrition for the distance. The aid stations locations are:

  • Aid Station 1 (mile 6) and 4 (mile 22): Midlands Mountain. This aid stations is located just before the Midlands Mountain switchback

  • Aid Station 2 (mile 12) and 5 (mile 28): Firebreak Trail, this aid station is near the cell phone tower

  • Aid Station 3 (mile 16): Start/Finish Line Area. This aid station will serve as the halfway point of the 50K race
  • This aid station will be located at the end of loop one/start of loop two.

  • The aid stations will be stocked with the usual ultra running aid station goodies.

  • There will be Gatorade, water, Coke, Mountain Dew and Ginger Ale at the aid stations.

  • Race Start Time/Aid Station Cutoff Time/Finish Times:

    The race will start promptly at 8:00 am for 50k and 10:00am for the 25k. Sunrise is expected around 7:30 am that morning and we should have enough light to begin on time without the need for headlamps. The race has a cut off of 9 hours due to the State Forest Hours of operation. However, as in year’s past, as long as the runners and the race sweep are through the last aid station before the cut off, we will wait and record everyone as an official finisher! The aid station cut off times is as follows:

    Drop Bags

    Drop bags will only be allowed at the finish line area, this is also the start of the second lap for the 50K runners. This ensures that your drop bag is at the finish line ready for you as soon as you finish. Please label your drop bag with your name and BIB number. 

    Cup Free

    In an effort to be good stewards to mother nature. The 2020 Harbison 50K & 25K is proud to be cup free! All runners are expected to carry personal water bottles or hydration vests to be refilled at the aid stations or to drink from

    Local time: 12:03 AM


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