The Lula Laker:Trail Blazer Race is unlike any you've ever trekked!
This race is designed for trail runners with both 10K and Half Marathon courses that utilize Lula Lake's famous trail systems. The race course will be well marked and you are expected to follow the course to place. Please arrive at least 20 minutes before start time if you’re pre-checked in and 45-minutes before start time if you need to check-in. 100% of proceeds go directly back into Lula Lake's trail work efforts and conservation mission.
8:15 AM ET - Check-in opens for Half Marathon
9:00 AM ET - Half Marathon start
9:15 AM ET - Check-in opens for the 10K
10:00 AM ET - 10K race start
11:30 AM -1:30 PM ET - Afterparty with food and live music from Jaguar SharkCut-off time is 12:00 NOON ET10K = 30min/mile
Half-Marathon = 18min/mileRegistration is $60
includes special Lula Lake race hoodie if you register by October 23, food and beer/drink voucher, and afterparty with live music from Jaguar Shark/i>
Spectators: Friends/family are free to stay and watch! Food will be available to purchase for spectators. Note: Hiking trails will be CLOSED. Spectators are NOT permitted to hike the trails and must remain in the meadow where racers start and finish the race).NEW: Enter to win a 2-night stay at a secluded 4-acre Lookout Mountain vacation retreat with a raffle entry add-on during check-out, courtesy of Evergreen Property Group! Every $10 donated enters you in to win a stay Friday, Nov. 11 - Sunday, Nov. 13. Packet Pick-up:
Packet Pick-up details will be announced. Prizes/Swag:
Everyone who enters will receive a complimentary swag bag with a hoodie, food and beer/drink voucher, and access to the afterparty with music from Jaguar Shark.Categories:
Women’s: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Men’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Women’s: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Men’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd10K Course:
This 10K is an enjoyable run through the heart of Lula Lake Land Trust. The course will take runners past beautiful scenic views including Lula Lake’s two waterfalls and bluff overlook with a large portion following Rock Creek. As the course progresses in the Core Preserve, runners will find moderate climbs on single-track trails that total an elevation gain of 630 ft. Half Marathon Course:
This challenging half marathon course boasts more than a 1,400-foot elevation gain as it climbs through our Core Preserve and Moonshine Trails. Runners will start off climbing the old railroad grade to the Moonshine Trails where they will find 800 ft. of elevation gain over the next 7 miles on single-track trails. They will then finish the remainder of their run on the 10K course with beautiful scenic views and an additional elevation gain of 630 ft.Weather:
This event will be rain or shine. In the event of extremely severe weather (highly unlikely in early November) we will delay the start or reschedule.Lodging:
The closest lodging is The Chanticleer Inn, Cloudland Canyon State Park, or various Airbnb’s on Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga.
Register by October 23 to receive this athletic hoodie!
Local time: 9:14 AM