Pilot Mountain to Hanging Rock Ultra

Sat September 30, 2023 Danbury, NC 27016 US Directions
Events

50 Miler

$135 6:00AM EDT - 8:00PM EDT
Increases to $125 after the first 125 people register. Registration ends September 29, 2023 at 6:00pm EDT

50 K

$115 7:45AM EDT - 8:00PM EDT
Increases to $105 after the first 125 people register. Registration ends September 29, 2023 at 6:00pm EDT

50 Mile Relay

$95 6:00AM EDT - 8:00PM EDT
Increases to $85 after the first 125 people register. Registration ends July 5, 2023 at 8:00pm EDT

Virtual

$50 12:00AM EDT
Events: Virtual 50 Mile Virtual 50K
Description

One of the most beautiful and challenging trail ultras in the southeastern US. Run from one iconic North Carolina peak to another and enjoy the fall scenery.

Place
1110 Flinchum Rd
Danbury, NC US 27016
Key Locations
50K Start

Pilot Mountain State Park (1459 Pinnacle Hotel Rd, Pinnacle, NC) in the horse trailer parking lot on the corner of Culler Rd

50 Miler Start

Horse trailer parking lot at the end of  the Pilot Mountain Corridor Trail (607 Hauser Rd Pinnacle, NC)

Finish

Both races will make their way along the Pilot Mountain, Sauratown, and Hanging Rock Trail systems finishing at the end of Indian Creek Trail at the Green Heron Ale House (1110 Flinchum Rd, Danbury, NC)

Finish Overflow Parking

Once the lot fills at the Green Heron Ale House, overflow parking with a free shuttle to the finish line will be available at the Danbury Government Center (1012 Main St, Danbury, NC)

Athletes can choose to drive themselves to the start line or they can park at the finish line early in the morning and take one of our hired buses to the start line (this option is only available until the seats are full). The cost of a ride to the start line will be $20. There will not be a shuttle returning to the start lines after the race. 

Event Google Map

This google map includes links to all the aid stations, start lines, and finish line! Consider using the offline map option in google maps because there are a few areas around the course where cell phone signal is spotty.

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Event Schedule

Early Packet Pickup:  

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Friday, Sept. 29th, Green Heron Ale House (1110 Flinchum Rd, Danbury, NC)

Race Day, Saturday, September 30th:

Packet Pickup at Respective Start Lines 
  • 50 Mile Race: 5:00 - 5:45 AM
  • 50k Race: 6:15 - 7:30 AM
Start Time 50 Miler:
  • 6:00 AM
Start Time 50 K:
  • 7:45 AM

Time Limits:

  • There will be 3 cutoff points along the course. Those cutoff times will be posted shortly.
  • Both race courses will close at 8:00 PM
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