Race - Mar 6, 2020
Dogs No Dogs
River/Creek · Views · Waterfall
The Chattanooga 100 Mile is an out-and-back course. It starts and finishes in Chattanooga, Tennessee with a loop at the mid-point in Cloudland Canyon State Park. Runners will have some amazing views in the in the Canyon and explore some of the best singletrack tails in North Georgia. The total elevation gain for this course is 8,400 feet.
Need to Know
With the race being held during the early spring, runners should be prepared for cold weather. Review all information on the race website concerning course conditions and requirements.
The race will have fully stocked aid stations with ample opportunities for food and fluids. Be sure to check the race website for specific information regarding aid station and cut off times.
This race begins and ends in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The course also includes a half marathon loop on some of the most scenic trails in Cloudland Canyon State Park. Cloudland Canyon is one of the largest parks in Georgia. With its thousand-foot deep canyons, sandstone cliffs, mesmerizing water falls, and abundant woodlands, runners will have amazing views and beautiful singletrack trails.
Runners will begin at Coolidge Park in downtown Chattanooga and proceed along the Tennessee River walk before making their way to the trails. The course includes two beautiful trails in the Lookout Mountain National Battlefield a Civil War stage steeped in history. From the Battlefield the course heads south 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 south to Cloudland Canyon in Georgia. Once in Cloudland Canyon SP runners will complete the canyon loop and return back to the finish in Chattanooga.
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.
Shared By: Victor Mariano