Cumberland Trail 50k
ElevationAscent: 6,547' 1,996 m
Descent: -6,814' -2,077 m
High: 3,014' 919 m
Low: 1,044' 318 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 46% (25°)
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“This is a tough "point-to-point" trail race along the rugged New River section of the Cumberland Trail (CT).”— Brian Gajus
Featured Race - Sep 22, 2018
The actual distance is slightly less than a 50k, but the route will challenge even the experienced ultra-runner as it traverses more than 7,000 ft of gain over what is some of the wildest and most remote terrain in Tennessee.
Runners will be treated to miles of technical singletrack with unique rock formations, scenic vistas, seasonal mountain streams, and the chance of elk sightings. The course offers a multitude of challenging climbs, including Lawson and Anderson Mountains, with climbs of more than 1,250 ft and culminating with a 1,560 ft climb up Cross Mountain to the highest point on the Cumberland Trail.
The race concludes with an overall descent into a mountain valley with a relatively flat and runnable finish at picturesque Cove Lake State Park.