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Yamacraw 50K

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Distanza Ultramaratona - 50km

Informazioni Yamacraw 50K

The Yamacraw 50k is a point-to-point trail race that begins at the Lick Creek Trail in Daniel Boone National Forest and ends at the Blue Heron Mining Community in Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area. The course traverses some of the most beautiful trails in the southeast including the Sheltowee Trace Trail, Kentucky’s longest trail. Runners will be treated to miles of magnificent singletrack trails and scenic landmarks that include stunning rock overhangs, natural arches, and wonderful waterfalls. Runners will enjoy multiple water crossings as they run alongside the Big South Fork Cumberland River and adjoining creeks. The race ends with an iconic crossing over the river on a 100 foot high pedestrian bridge that leads runners straight to the finish.

Informazioni pratiche

Alloggio

Camping available at: Blue Heron Campground – Located just minutes from the Blue Heron Mining Community, the campground offers a total of 45 sites all with water and electric hook-ups, picnic tables, fire-rings, access to restrooms and showers and a dump station. Lodging also available at: Big South Fork Motor Lodge, Red Roof Inn, Blair Creek Resort, Barthell Coal Mining Camp.

Postazioni di Pronto Soccorso

There are four fully stocked aid stations located along the 50k course as well as aid provided at the finish. Each aid station will be supplied with water, electrolyte drink, gels, snacks, first aid, and enthusiastic volunteers.

Medaglie

All 50k finishers will receive a finishers award. Unique awards for the top male and female finishers.

Servizio di deposito

Runners will not be able to leave anything on the buses, but we will have a vehicle available to transport “warm-up” clothes from the start back to the Stearns Heritage Hall, if there are things you’ll want at the start, but not once the race starts.

Tempo massimo

11 hrs

Parcheggio

All 50K participants are asked to park at the designated parking areas in Stearns adjacent to the Heritage Hall.

Trasporto

Since the 50k is a point-to-point course, runners will be shuttled from the race check-in at the Stearns Heritage Hall to the start (Lick Creek Trailhead). The shuttle will leave the Heritage Hall at at 7:10 am. Check-in will be at the Heritage Hall from 6:00 to 7:00 am. A post race shuttle will be provided to runners from the race finish at Blue Heron to return runners to their vehicles in Stearns.

Partenza:

Lick Creek Trail

Daniel Boone National Forest, 1700 Bypass Rd, Winchester, KY 40391, USA

Traguardo:

Blue Heron Mining Community

Blue Heron Rd, Stearns, KY 42647, USA

Difficoltà

hilly

Attrattive

Sheltowee Trace Trail

Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Blue Heron Interpretive Center

McCreary County Museum

Split Bow Arch

Panoramica

The Yamacraw 50k is a point-to-point trail race that begins at the Lick Creek Trail in Daniel Boone National Forest and ends at the Blue Heron Mining Community in Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area. The course offers some challenging climbs towards the second half of the race but is fast and highly runnable which can be a challenge in itself.

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