This is not just a race; it is an unforgettable event! The best part of the season with a beautiful location, music, and a hot meal. The Blue Ridge Ultra is a 50K loop trail race is deep within the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest of the North Georgia Mountains. It consists of 16 miles of the Benton MacKaye trail, 6 miles of Hidden trails and 9 miles of Forest Service roads. You will experience tough, and sometimes technical spots, single track trails, jumping over logs, creek crossings, steep ascents and even steeper descents all while enjoying the leaves changing colors. Start and Finish at the historic Shallowford iron bridge spanning the Toccoa River. This race will challenge the most experienced racer and provide a memorable experience for those looking to complete a trail run in the mountains of Blue Ridge. Using the same trails, there is a 30K and 15K option. Visit our website for more details.
Ironbridge Bridge Cafe off Aska Road outside Blue Ridge, Georgia. 8436 Aska Rd, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Parking is limited and shuttle location may be added due to the number of runners that sign-up. Details will be emailed before the race.
2019 Race Video
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50K Start: 8am Cut-off is 10 Hours or 6pm.
30K Start: 8:30am Cut-off is 6pm.
15K Start: 9am Cut-off is 6pm.
All finishers will receive an amazing medal and a long t-shirt.
Awards in each class below for each race.
1. Overall Men (Top 5) - 1st in 50K receives $250 and entry to next year's event.
2. Overall Women (Top 5) - 1st in 50K receives $250 and entry to next year's event.
3. Masters Men - Top 5 (40-49)
4. Masters Women - Top 5 (40-49)
5. Grand Master Men - Top 3 (Over 60)
6. Grand Master Women - Top 3 (Over 60)
NEW for 2023. Wise Men - Top 3 (50-59) Wise Women - Top 3 (50-59)
What you get!
1.100% marked course
2. Live race results during the race.
3. Race Unisex shirt
4. (6) Fully stocked aid stations
5. Finisher medal.
6. Custom-designed awards.
7. Cooked to order a hot post-race meal by the Ironbridge Cafe.
8. Free race photos
9. Free parking.
We understand things happen. No refunds will be issued; however, you may transfer your entry to another racer in the same event without a penalty until 5 days before the event. You are responsible for finding a person interested in buying your entry as well as working out payment with them. Entries do not transfer to other events nor do they transfer year to year. If you would like to sell your entry to another racer, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and email of the person to whom you wish transfer your entry.
Local time: 8:08 AM