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50K & 10 Miler- Saturday, October 3rd, 2020. The premier 50K trail race in the Southeast, the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50K presented by The North Face, takes place on 90% single-track course atop Signal Mountain and Walden Ridge. With gorgeous, jaw-dropping views of the Tennessee River Gorge, and lush coves of cascading streams, hemlock, and rhododendron, these sandstone-strewn trails offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cumberland Plateau region. This race is in its 18th running and has stood the test of time with locals and runners from across the world.
This is a perfect course for someone doing their first or 500th ultra.
3 things we guarantee:
2. Well aided/ marked course
3. Fun with a great local trail running community
This race sells out every year SO sign up right now!
The 50k race is 95% single track and about 6,500 ft of gain and the same loss. It has a great mix of technical, flat, rolling hills and climbing.
The 10 miler is a loop that is 95% single track as well. It is technical in parts and rolling hills with no more than 1500 ft of gain. JOIN US!
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The 7 Bridges Marathon will begin in Coolidge Park on the North Shore of Chattanooga. Crossing the Market Street Bridge, the race will lead runners on a scenic tour of downtown Chattanooga’s bridges and riverside neighborhoods.
The half marathon course (13.1 miles) will accompany the full marathon (26.2 miles) over three bridges, splitting off at the Chattanooga Food Bank on the Tennessee Riverwalk. While the half will return over the Walnut Street Bridge and finish in Coolidge Park, the full marathon will continue over three more bridges (the C.B. Robinson, Thrasher, and Riverpark Bridges, respectively) before returning downtown to cross Walnut for the Coolidge Park finish. Come on and race!
The course starts just off the square in Lynchburg, Tennessee and winds through rural Moore County Tennessee and passes the Jack Daniel’s Distillery. The course finishes the 13.1 mile loop on the Lynchburg town square.
Lynchburg sits at the low point of a beautiful, picturesque valley, and because of this, the race course does include a few hills. Since start and finish locations of the race are essentially at the same elevation, any hills that you get to climb, you also get to descend.
If you are looking for an address to plug into a map program or GPS for directions for the race start, use: 196 Main Street, Lynchburg, TN 37352 (35.282622,-86.373524).
Parking for the race will be in Wiseman Park which is just behind the Moore County square. A parking map will be posted soon.
Understand, that because Lynchburg sits in a valley, the race course incorporates a few hills. The scenic beauty of Moore County; however, will far outweigh any of the challenges presented by the hills. This will NOT be a â€œflat and fastâ€ personal record setting course but hopefully will be a fun and memorable race.
A link to the course map can be found on MapMyRun. As promised the course includes a few hills. Most of the altitude required to get up on the ridge above town is gained in a little over a mile. In addition to that one major hill, the course includes few rolling hills but none that are significant. After mile 9, the course is either a shallow downhill grade or flat to the finish line.
Things to know about the course
- This is NOT a flat course
- There is one character building hill (Whiskey Hill) that starts at about mile 4.
- Whiskey Hill is a gradual climb for about a mile. The last little bit of it however gets very steep. The steep part is very short.
- There is one other hill that is very short.
- There is a gradual downhill section that runs from about mile 9 to 12.
- The last mile is flat.
Course: A Point to Point Trail run starting in Heflin AL on the unmolested Pinhoti single track trail. Runners will make their way over the highest point in Alabama while navigation over rocks, through creeks and across beautiful ridge lines of the Talladega National Forest. The course will consist of 81 miles of single track, 17 miles of jeep road and 4 miles of pavement and will finish on the rubberized track in the Sylacauga High School Football Stadium.