- This event has passed.
It was a great day to run a long way! Thank you to all the participants, volunteers, support crews and staff who made this event possible. Results are posted below.
We can’t wait to see everyone again next year.
- September 3
- 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Event Category:
12 Hour Race
$100 through June 30; $115 July 1-Race Day
6 Hour Race
$90 through June 30; $100 July 1-Race Day
3 Hour Race
$80 through June 30; $90 July 1-Race Day
Saturday, September 2 – 4:30-6:30 PM – @138 Event Venue, 138 Park Square, Forest City
Sunday, September 3 – 5:30-6:30 AM – Covered Pavilion at POP in Forest City
Each lap is 9 miles with 4.5 miles out and 4.5 miles back, and beginning at the Pavilion On Park Square (POPS) in Forest City and following the Thermal Belt Rail Trail North to Mill Town Brewing Company in Spindale, and then back to POPS. There will be one aid station at Mill Town Brewing, and one self-serve aid/H2O station in the middle of the course.
There is a measly 95 feet of elevation over the entire course and it is paved the entire way. There will be few road crossings. Volunteers will be on hand to direct runners where necessary, but runners need to be aware of their surroundings at these intersections.
The course is partially to completely shaded on about 35% of the course which should help significantly with early September temperatures!
There will be food, water and electrolytes available at every aid station, and various food choices throughout the day. Runners should also plan on bringing their own supplies to set up near the start/finish. Space will be provided for tables, chairs and tents for runners and their crew. There will be porta potties or public restrooms at miles 0, 4.5, 9, 13.5 and so on.
All registered runners will receive the following:
- Short Sleeve Tri-Blend T-Shirt with a badass graphic on the front
- Goody bag from your favorite (and some previously unknown) sponsors, as well as an awesome finishers medal.
- Community and connection to like-minded people
- A PERSONAL BEST? This might be your longest distance or fastest time!
- Those who complete 50 or more miles will receive the cool belt buckle shown below
- Food! We’ll have as much food as we can out there for you throughout the day, but listen to your belly and go with what works for you.
- Hydration! Water and Electrolytes.
- GLORY! For running for a great cause
We will be gathering at the Twisted Pear after the race to celebrate everybody’s win. Runners over 21 can have 1 drink with their bib; Under 21, can get a N/A option.
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
- Top 3 overall finishing distance for each time group M/F
- Top finisher in each age group:
- 18-29 years
- 30-39 years
- 40-49 years
- 50-59 years
- 60-69 years
- 70 years and older
Custom Award for every 12 hour runner who completes 50 miles or more.
Awards will be given immediately after the finish of each respective race.
This will be a chip-timed event using a timing chip attached to the back of your race bib (please don’t crinkle it!). We will record your time at the turnaround point in Spindale and the Start/Finish area in Forest City. All runners will be credited with half-laps.
Dogs are allowed to hang out with your support crew at the POPS in Forest City but are not permitted to run in the race with you.
There is plenty of parking adjacent to the Pavilion on Park Square in Forest City.
This event has a No Refund policy but you may defer to 2024.
To defer your entry or transfer it to another runner, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers are critical to the success of any event, including this one. If you would like to volunteer, please register at the registration site. Thank you!
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