We have an exciting race coming to you in the mountain trails of Blue Ridge, GA. The great thing about the sport of running is the camaraderie among runners. In a typical race the faster runner (Hare) arrives long before the middle/back of the pack and the slower runner (Tortoise) arrives as the party is ending. How about a race where everyone finishes (approximately) at the same time?! Introducing-The TORTOISE and the HARE 50K! The course is mostly of rolling hills with intermediate inclines.
(This trail race takes place in November each year. Visit race website link below for details.)
Location: Georgia, United States
Nearby City: Pine Mountain
Race Length: 31.1 miles (50.1 km)
3,000 feet (+96 ft/mi)
99% dirt trails, 0% dirt roads, 0% paved
Website URL: http://www.tortoiseandthehareracing.com/event/tortoise-an... (opens new window)
Race Director: tonimcalister
The scenery will change throughout the course and you will find yourself on one of the most beautiful trails in Georgia. The course will be well marked with colored ribbon as well as signs and volunteers at critical turning points on the trail.
There are a total of 4 aid stations (one you pass twice) that will be fully stocked with all the typical sweet/carbs you could ask for as well as Powerade and water. We will have volunteers on hand to refill your hydration pack/bottles and medical staff on hand should an injury occur.
A Pasta Dinner will be held the night before the race at Packet Pick up. The estimated cost is $7 per person. We will have maps of the course available and staff to answer any questions.
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Submitted On: 2/10/2015
By: tonimcalister (Race Director)