Shaver Sports Complex
Seneca South Carolina January 23rd
Snowbird Challenge 50k
Frozen Full Marathon
Reindeer Marathon Relay (Up to 4 People)
Hibernate Half Marathon
Rucking Rudolf Half Marathon
Toboggan Trot 10k
The Course – On Strava
The course starts off in an open field before ascending on a long gradual downhill section before flattening off onto a set of single track trails. The course then set up a short section of climb before opening back up onto the last half mile of the course that is on a flat and fast pavement section heading into the finish!
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Snow Bird Challenge Race Format
The race course consist of a 2.62 mile loop that is half on wide trails and half on a bike path.The personal tent area is located directly behind the start and finish lines. The paths are wide and this is a closed loop with two police officers manning a small section of road
Each race has a designated number of loops to complete
50k (12 Loops)
Marathon & Marathon Relay (10 Loops)
Half Marathon & Ruck (5 Loops)
The Timer will ring a kettle bell to start each lap as designated in the schedule above
At the beginning of each loop runners will be given 45 minutes to complete the loop
If a runner fails to complete the loop under 45 minutes they will be disqualified
All runners must wait until the top of the 45 minute mark to start their next loop
If you complete your loop in 25 minutes you will have to wait 20 minutes before the next loop.
If you complete your loop in 40 minutes you will have a 5 minute break. Ya dig?
Lap Schedule for Live Event
Lap 1 – 9:00am 50k Start
Lap 2 – 9:45am
Lap 3 – 10:30am Full & Relay Start
Lap 4 – 11:15am
Lap 5 – 12:00pm
Lap 6 – 12:45pm
Lap 7 – 1:30pm
Lap 8 – 2:15pm Half Start
Lap 9 – 3:00pm
Lap 10 – 3:45pm
Lap 11 – 4:30pm 5 Mile Start
Lap 12 – 5:15pm
What Can My Pace Be?
45 Minutes – 17:11 Min Per Mile
40 Minutes – 15:16 Min Per Mile
38 Minutes – 14:30 Min Per Mile
36 Minutes – 13:44 Min Per Mile
34 Minutes – 12:58 Min Per Mile
32 Minutes – 12:12 Min Per Mile
30 Minutes – 11:27 Min Per Mile
28 Minutes – 10:41 Min Per Mile
24 Minutes – 9:09 Min Per Mile
20 Minutes – 7:38 Min Per Mile
16 Minutes – You Crazy
Discounts and Membership
All S.C.U.M (South Carolina Ultra Marathon) receive 15% OFF
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You can pick up your race bib and any apparel items purchased race morning near our timing tent at the start finish line. Packet Pickup will start 60 minute prior to the start of each distance! Apparel will be for sale on race day.
All race participants will receive an Upstate Ultra Sticker and a unique wooden finisher award. Not everyone likes shirts so we have provided an option to purchase an Upstate Ultra Tri-Blend Shirt, Performance Socks, Trucker Hat, or Trail Buff.
Top 3 Male and Female will receive a custom hand made award by our partner of Next Up Opportunity! Each finisher will receive a finisher medal that will be branded with the race logo and come with a custom race patch on the backside! We will also publish our age group results that will coincide with our Race Series. To learn more about our race series and awards please visit our results page here: HERE
Address and Parking
The race is located at Shaver Recreation Complex and runners can park at the following address: 698 W South 4th St, Seneca, SC 29678.
Relay Teams (Up to 4 People)
One runner per team may run at a given time
Runners may run consecutive laps
2 Person teams (a single runner can complete a maximum of 6 laps)
3 Person teams (a single runner can complete a maximum of 4 laps)
4 Person teams (a single runner can complete no more than 3 laps)
Basic aid station supplies. Water, Coke, Cookies, Tailwind, Pickles, Gummies, Etc.
In an effort to be good stewards to mother nature we will not have any of the following items at ANY of our events. This is in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint being placed by endurance events throughout the world. Please have a cup or hydration bottle if you will need to consume water/nutrition during the event. Please bring your own fork/spoon for any post race meals. Please bring your own bags for items collected at the race. Please make use of old safety pins or our new Bib Boards that will be available for the timing chip only.
No Safety Pins
No Plastic Spoons/Forks
No Plastic Packet Pickup Bags
Switch Event: Email me [email protected] and I will drop you down in distance.
Defer Registration: We do not offer race deferrals
Transfers: We do not offer transfers to other participants.
Refunds: We do not offer race refunds
Race Director Info: Matthew Hammersmith: [email protected]