FULL RACE DETAILS
RACE AT LULA LAKE THIS SPRING!
Local time: 1:55 PM
Join the race for conservation and sign-up to race the Lula Laker Mountain Miler this March 12-13. Divided between two days,. Runners will compete on Saturday, March 12 and mountain bikers will compete on Sunday, March 13 in either long-distance 18-mile course or short-distance 10-mile courses.
Please note: The 10-miler will have 1,000 ft. elevation gain, and the 18-miler will be a more difficult course with over 2000 ft. elevation gain.
The Mountain Biking Race will be on Sunday, March 13. Start time is 9:00 for the 18 miler, and 9:15 for the 10-miler, with the finishing deadline 2:30 ET. No late admittance.
Click here for Saturday 3/12/22 Trail Run Registration.
$55 registration fee in support of conservation (includes the famous Lula Lake combo of a hotdog and beer!). You race, your fee goes to a good cause! 100% of proceeds go into Lula Lake's trail work efforts and conservation mission.
Feeling adventurous? Want to RULE THE MOUNTAIN? Sign-up to trail run the 18-miler on Saturday, March 12 and the MTB 18-miler on Sunday, March 13 to become KING/QUEEN of the mountain. Register with “Ruler 18-Miler” for the discounted price of $80, and we will email you to confirm your registration for both dual events. Be warned, the 18 miles are beautiful, but they aren’t for the faint of heart!
- The course will be well marked and you will be expected to follow the race course to place.
- Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your start time.
- Packet Pick-up will be available the Friday before at Rock Creek Northshore from 4-6:30PM or day of.
- The first 50 race registrants will receive a one-of-a-kind wood race medallion.
- Spectators welcome.
- Each race course will have top men and top women categories in the following age groups: Ages 0-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
Limited spots for tent camping and vehicle camping will be available on Saturday night, March 12, 2022. Gates will open for campers at 4:00pm and close at 9pm. There will be no entry past 10pm.
$25 - Tent Spot available as an add-on
This event will be rain or shine. In the event of extremely severe weather we will delay the start or reschedule.
The cutoff time for the for the 18-miler is 2:30pm (4 hours) at mile 13.
The Trail Run will have 2 mileage options of 10 miles and 18 miles.
Click here for a preview of the 10 Mile. Click here for a preview of the 18 Mile.
10-mile and 18-mile course runners will pass the first aid station at ~mile 6.5. A second aidstation will be provided along the route at ~mile 11 for those racing the 18-mile course. These stations will have Gatorade and sweet/salty snacks.
The 18-miler has beautiful scenery, but is NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART. It’s strenuous and exerting. Expect technical rock gardens and hike a bike sections.
The closest lodging is Chanticleer Inn, Cloudland Canyon State Park, or Airbnbs on Lookout Mountain. Chattanooga is a 20 minute drive from Lula Lake Land Trust and has vast options for lodging and food.