Sunday, Oct 4, 2020

Big Frog 50K, 13.1, and 7 Mile Trail Run

4400 US 64

Copper Hill, TN 50K, 13 Miler, 7 Miler

Registration closes: Wed, Sep 30 @ 8:00PM

Event Postponed

This event has been postponed from Apr 26, 2020 to Oct 04, 2020

Beautiful Courses along the Ocoee River

We are excited to announce that we will again be hosting a 50K Trail Run in 2020 at the Ocoee Whitewater Center - one of our most scenic race venues! In addition to the 50K, we will also offer a 13.1 mile and 7 mile trail race for those not quite up to a 50K yet.

All runners will receive a super comfy cotton blend tee and commemorative mug.

Entry Fees

Big Frog 50K
$85 until 2/29/20 (includes post-race meal)
$95 after 2/29/20 (includes post-race meal)

Big Frog 13.1 Mile Race
$55 until 2/29/20
$65 after 2/29/20

Big Frog 7 Mile Race
$45 until 2/29/20
$50 after 2/29/20

300 Combined Runner Limit

Awards

Top 3 Overall Men in the 50K: $200/$150/$100
Top 3 Overall Women in the 50K: $200/$150/$100
Finisher Hats for all 50K Finishers

Top 3 Overall Men/Women in the 13.1 mile race will receive prizes and medals. Top 3 Men/Women in each age group in the 13.1 mile race will receive medals. Handmade finisher award for all 13.1 mile race finishers.

Top 3 Overall Men/Women in the 7 mile race will receive prizes and medals. Top 3 Men/Women in each age group in the 7 mile race will receive medals.

Course Description - 50k

The 50K course will start in the Ocoee Whitewater Center parking lot and head uphill on the shoulder of US 64 to the Brush Creek Trail. This paved section will allow runners to warm up and spread out before entering the singletrack. The 50k course will then be as follows: Brush Creek with Spur ->Boyd Gap ->FS 334 ->Old Copper Rd ->Bear Paw CCW ->Chestnut Mountain ->ThunderRock ->FS 45 ->West Fork ->Chestnut Mountain ->Quartz Loop CW ->1330 Bypass -> River View Loop with Spur CW ->Chestnut Mtn ->FS 221 ->Chestnut Mountain ->ThunderRock ->Rhododenderon Trail to finish. Total mileage is 31.5 miles with 3665' of elevation gain.

Aid stations will be located at Mile 9 (Boyd Gap Overlook), Mile 12.7 (Whitewater Center Bridge), Mile 17.9 (Base of ThunderRock), Mile 20.3 (Chestnut Mountain/FS 221), and Mile 27.6 (Chestnut Mountain/FS 221)

Time Cutoffs: Aid Station #4 (20.3 miles) by 3 pm or you will be asked to head back down Chestnut Mountain and Thunder Rock to the finish. You need to be able to maintain roughly a 3 mph pace to meet the cutoff.

Course Description - 13 mile

The 13.1 mile Course will start near the Ocoee Whitewater Center Pavilion and head towards the Bear Paw Trail to start. The 13.1 Mile Course is as follows: Bear Paw CCW ->Chestnut Mountain ->ThunderRock ->West Fork ->Quartz Loop CW -> 1330 Bypass ->Chestnut Mtn -> Bear Paw Trail to Finish. Total distance is 13.1 miles.

There is an Aid Station at Mile 5.5 (Base of ThunderRock) and Mile 8 (Chestnut Mountain/FS 221).

Course Description - 7 mile

The Course will start near the Ocoee Whitewater Center Pavilion and head towards the Bear Paw Trail to start. The 7 Mile Course is as follows: Bear Paw CCW ->Chestnut Mountain ->ThunderRock ->Rhododenderon Trail to Finish. Total distance is 6.9 miles.

There is an Aid Station at Mile 5.5 (Base of ThunderRock).

Links to Course Maps, Trail Maps and GPX files can all be found on the page below:
http://mountaingoatadventures.com/bigfrog50k/course

Local time: 6:18 PM
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