The 50mile consists of a 25.5 mile loop that is run twice. Total elevation gain is 6600ft and loss is 6600ft. 80% of the course is run on single-track trails and 20% of gravel, dirt roads. There are 8 fully stocked aid stations and one hydration-only aid station (Skull Hollow CG) along the course.
There are 8 full aid stations and one hydration-only aid station along the 50mile course. Each full AS will have the usual ultra food selection: Chips, PBJ, bananas, Bob's Red Mill bars, GU gels and liquid gels, GU Roctane electrolyte drink, water, soda and other items. All Alpine Running races are cupless, so be sure to be a cup with you.
There are two cut-off times:
AS5 at 12:30PM - mile 25.6
AS8 at 4PM - mile 41.4
There will be drop bags at AS1,3,6,8
No pacers are allowed on the course - due to conditions of the permit.
Crew are welcome to see their runner(s) at AS 2/7 and start/finish/AS5. All other aid stations are off-limits to crew due to permit conditions.