50K (~10,200 ft. elevation gain)
Runners doing the 50K will start at Boiling Springs Campground, run up the Forest Service road to the Silver Creek Lookout Tower, then back down to the Silver Creek Saddle Aid station, taking a left onto the ATV trail to FSR 678. When you get to the intersection with FSR 678 at the bottom of the hill (about a mile before FSR 671), you will turn around and go directly back over to Boiling Springs via the aid station. From Boiling Springs, you will head west on a mix of ATV trail and singletrack for 8 miles to the Skunk Creek Summit aid station, passing over the infamous 2 mile Wetfoot Trail climb, and then turn around and go back down the way you came to finish at Boiling Springs.
Start Time: 8:00 AM
- Mile 25.1: 8:45 pm at Skunk Creek Summit. You will need a headlamp if leaving Skunk Creek inbound after 7:00 pm.
- Finish line cutoff: 16 Hours (midnight)