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Chattanooga 100 Mile Trail Race

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101.2 mile 162.8 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 8,459' 2,578 m
Descent: -8,467' -2,581 m
High: 1,972' 601 m
Low: 644' 196 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 31% (17°)

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Trail shared by Victor Mariano

An early March trail race in the beautiful Cloudland Canyon State Park in North Georgia.

Victor Mariano

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Overview

The Chattanooga 100 is an out-and-back course, with a loop at the beginning in Cloudland Canyon State Park. From there, runners will proceed to explore some of the best singletrack tails in North Georgia. The total elevation gain for this course is 7,600 feet.

Need to Know

With the race being held during the late fall, runners should be prepared for cold weather. Review all information on the race website concerning course conditions and requirements.

Runner Notes

Runners will have fully stocked aid station opportunities for food and fluids. Be sure to check the race website for specific information regarding aid station and cut off times.

Description

This race begins in Cloudland Canyon State Park with a half marathon loop on some of the most scenic trails in the park. Cloudland Canyon is one of the largest parks in Georgia. With its thousand-foot deep canyons, sandstone cliffs, and abundant woodlands, runners will have amazing views and beautiful singletrack trails.

After the loop, runners will head northward towards Lookout Mountain on a series of trails that cover the gamut of conditions. Runners will traverse several trails in the Lula Lake Land Trust and then continue to Covenant College, with views of the iconic Lookout Mountain. From the turnaround point, runners will return to the Start/Finish area in Cloudland Canyon.

Flora & Fauna

Hardwood trees abound at Cloudland Canyon; hemlock groves, maple trees, oaks, hickories, and sassafras can all be along the route. As this race is in December, most of the trees will be void of leaves. Also common to the area are black bear, red-tailed hawks, screech owls, chipmunks, and flying squirrels.

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Nov 30, 2018
Michael Hirons
Nov 29, 2018
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Nov 12, 2018
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The remarkable Cloudland Canyon in Winter from one of the numerous overlooks on the West Rim Trail.
Jul 19, 2016 near Trenton, GA
The second of three waterfalls that can be seen just off the trailhead for the West Rim Loop trail. This one can be seen when hiking down into the gorge trail.
Mar 28, 2018 near Trenton, GA
Cherokee Falls
May 29, 2018 near Trenton, GA
A small bridge that can be seen from the trail.
Mar 28, 2018 near Trenton, GA
Rim of the canyon
Sep 24, 2018 near Trenton, GA
A foggy lookout along the trail
Nov 1, 2019 near Lookout…, GA

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