Sunday, Feb 7, 2021

Red Top Rumble

50 Lodge Rd SE

Cartersville, GA 11.5 Miler, Kids 1 Mile

This Event Took Place Sun. Feb 7, 2021

COVID Updates

We will be starting the race in waves. Please wait in your car until the time of your wave to reduce crowding at the start.

8:20am Bibs 1-50
8:25am Bibs 51-100
8:30am Bibs 101-150
8:35am Bibs 151-200
8:40am Bibs 201-250
8:45am Bibs 251-300
8:50am Bibs 301-350

Bib assignments can be viewed here on Ultrasignup (click on Entrants). We will not be making changes to the Bib Assignments. Assignments are based on performance history and other factors. We need everyone to start in their specific group to help spread the runners out on the course. If you don't start in your group you will be penalized.

Results will not be finalized until Monday due to the staggered wave start. Therefore there will NOT be an awards ceremony on race day. Results will be posted on Ultrasignup and awards will be mailed to award winners.

MASK UP – Everyone must wear masks at the start, finish, and any situation where you are within 6' of someone else.

Covid-19 – DO NOT show up to this race if you are feeling under the weather or have had recent known or suspected exposure to Covid-19. Or if you do not feel you can wear a mask when you are within 6’ of other people.

Packet Pickup Please look up your bib number on ultrasignup before race day.
If you want to avoid the lines before the race, advanced packet pickup (for the 11.5 mile race) is available Saturday Feb 6th from 2 pm till 5 pm at the start finish area.

Race day packet pickup 7:00 am -8:20 am at the start/finish area. 9:45 for the Kids run


We are excited to bring you the 14th Annual Red Top Rumble!

Red Top Rumble 11.5 Mile Trail Race & 1 Mile Kids Trail Trot
Sunday, February 7th
8:20-8:50 AM EST – 11.5 Mile Trail Race *We will have 7 wave starts
10:15 AM EST – 1 Mile Kids Trail Trot

Red Top Mountain State Park, located off I-75 exit# 285, 45 minutes North of Atlanta in Cartersville, GA. Once in the park, go past the visitor center to the start of the Iron Hill Trail. Entrance to the parking lot for the Iron Hill trail will be on the righthand side of the road.

Course Time Limit
2 hrs 45 minutes

Transfer & Refund Policy
Please note that refunds and transfers are not allowed for any GUTS events including the Red Top Rumble. Due to waiver requirements and liability issues, any person found using another runner's number will be disqualified and banned from future races.
Parking and Porta Johns available at the start/finish area.

Parking fees
Due to limited parking availability, CARPOOLING IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED; If you do not own a state park pass, there will be a $5 parking fee. Fee envelopes will be available at packet pick up and drop boxes.

Course Description
Winding, moderate to easy wooded trails with several bridge crossings & beautiful views of Lake Allatoona.

Dropping out of the Race
If you feel you must drop from the race then you must let an official aid station volunteer know that you are leaving.

Top 10 Male & Female; Overall Master and Overall Grandmaster. No duplication of awards.


Winding, moderate to easy wooded trails with several bridge crossings & beautiful views of Lake Allatoona. Course map

The kids race is a nice approx 1 mile loop.


It is our mission at GUTS to help support our State Parks for future generations to enjoy! Over the past few years, Red Top Mountain has faced significant budget cuts. In late June 2010, the park closed the Mountain Cove Restaurant and Lodge accommodations. Not wanting to see the restaurant space go unused, the Friends of Red Top Mountain organization stepped in to transform the old restaurant into the Mountain Discovery Room for programs and hands-on learning. The new family-friendly activity center features exhibits about the site's rich mining history as well as local wildlife education. Red Top Rumble is proud to continue supporting the Friends of Red Top Mountain for their continued renovations and new programs within the park.

Local time: 12:45 AM


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