Schedule/Timeline

2018

June 1 (12:01 AM) Registration opens (Field limits: 16 mi- 80 entrants, 30 mi- 100 entrants, & 50 mi- 120 entrants)

June 8 (12:01 AM) Field limit combined (total limit of 300 runners, no preference for any distance), registration fee increases.

July 28 (9 AM) Training Run starting at Skulls Gap 

August 4 (9 AM) Training Run starting in Damascus (at the race start)

August 13 (12:01 AM) Registration closes (runners may still be moved off of the wait list.)

August 25 (9 AM) Course Marking (Tentative!!).  Initially meet at Skulls Gap.

August 31 (5-8 PM) Packet Pick-up at the Damascus Gazebo (race start/finish).  Check runner packet emails.

September 1- Race Day!
5:30-6:30 AM Packet pickup at Race Start/Finish
6:45 AM Race brief.  
7:00 AM- 50 Mile Race starts
7:30 AM- 30 Mile Race starts
8:00 AM- 16 Mile Race starts
Please see the Cut Offs/Time Limits page for time limits on the course.
9:52:06 AM Record 16 mile finish (2010- time adjusted for new start time)
11:16:01 AM Record 30 mile finish (2012- time adjusted for new start time)
11:30 AM Cookout starts
2:16:36 PM Record 50 mile finish (2011)
4:00 PM Time limit for 16 mile event
5:30 PM Time limit for 30 mile event
7:00 PM Time limit for 50 mile event (Cookout ends, finish site clean up, etc)

September 2 & 3 Course sweep

Week of September 2-8: Race admin (After action report to US Forest Service, USATF, etc).  Results will be posted as soon as possible (course cleanup and after action reports are the priority- if these are not done, future races may be at risk).  Emailing the RD to ask about the results slows down the process.
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