The Redbird Crest Trail is one of eastern Kentucky’s best off-road secrets. The 70 mile loop Redbird Crest Trail is nestled in the Appalachian foothills of Kentucky’s Clay and Leslie Counties. The area features rocky, sandy, and downright gorgeous trails to take you to some of the areas prettiest and most rugged parts of the Daniel Boone National Forest.
The Redbird Crest 100k race is an out and back course that runs from the Sugar Creek Trailhead along the Redbird River in a lollipop shape along the northern section of the Redbird Ranger District. There is a single start and finish location along with 9 aid stations along the course (at 5 different locations).
100K TRAIL RACE
Start Time: 7:00am
Cut Off: 3:00am (20 hours)
PACKET PICKUP & CHECK IN
Friday, November 30th
Saturday, December 1st
Packet pickup both days will be at Sugar Creek Trailhead on the Redbird Crest Trail near Hyden, KY. (Get exact directions HERE).
NOTE: The start/finish areas are at the Sugar Creek Trailhead which is located off Highway 421 in Leslie County, Kentucky. Please use caution when crossing when entering and exiting the trailhead area. This is a gravel forest road, so passing will require care.
All runners must be 18 years of age or older to participate. No exceptions.
It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED but not required that all runners complete at least one trail 50k race prior to running Redbird Crest.