The Longest Day

June 20, 2020

The Longest Day (100k, 50mi, 50k)
Travelers Rest, SC – June 20th, 2020
 
In the event the guidelines for hosting events prevents us from hosting this safely we will be turning this event into a virtual option and you will be given an option to have your medal/swag shipped to your residence or picked up at New Balance Greenville on Woodruff Road. We will update you as soon as we receive any new information and guideline restrictions that may prevent us from hosting. We will not be issuing refunds or choosing a new race date. 

 


All Events Start at 6:30am on June 20th  
 
The Longest Day

100k Option at 31 Laps

50 Mile option at 25 Laps

50k Option at 16 Laps

 

The Longest Day (Virtual Option)

The Virtual Option can be done on your own.

The course must measure 2 miles on your GPS or Activity Tracker App.

The Course must be the same each lap. 

The run MUST start and follow the event schedule on June 20th posted on the website.

The Race Registration Fee from the virtual option goes to our host Farm

 
This event takes an interesting twist on the backyard style of racing! All participants will start their 100k attempt at 6:30am. Almost all will fail! Along the way you can knock out some distance marks but in the end there may only be ONE Winner or possibly No Finishers! The race will tentatively end around 10pm with the last few runners picking up the pace every mile to beat the clock that is diminishing with ever lap!
The cutoff for each lap will be one minute less than the previous lap. We will start the race at 6:30am and give runners 45 minutes to complete the 2 mile loop. Runners completing the laps early must wait for the clock to start the next scheduled lap. If you fail to complete the 2 mile loop in the required time please ring the cowbell and turn in you race bib. On the 31st lap (if we get there) the first runner to complete the lap will be the winner. 
This style of event welcomes all paces and levels of runners. If you are looking to knock out your first 50k this event is for you! If you are looking to challenge your furthest distance with 50 miles step right up! And if you are looking to compete and take your challenge to the next level look no further! The course will be trail, rolling, partly shaded! Bring your 10 × 10 pop up, a lawn chair, and lets make it a party. We will recognize participants who complete at least 16 Laps and 25 Laps for 50k and 50 Mile finishes in the results 
 
Number of Minutes Cutoff + Pace Per Mile & Time of Day Start

45 – 22.30
6:30am

44 – 22:00
7:15am

43 – 21:30
7:59am

42 – 21:00
8:42am

41 – 20:30
9:24am

40 – 20:00
10:05am

39 – 19:30
10:45am

38 – 19:00
11:24am

37 – 18:30
12:02pm

36 – 18:00
12:39pm

35 – 17:30
1:15pm

34 – 17:00
1:50pm

33 – 16:30
2:24pm

32 – 16:00
2:57pm

31 – 15:30
3:29pm

30 – 15:00
4:00pm
16 Laps 32 Miles

29 – 14:30
4:30pm

28 – 14:00
4:59pm

27 – 13:30
5:27pm

26 – 13:00
5:54pm

25 – 12:30
6:20pm

24 – 12:00
6:45pm

23 – 11:30
7:09pm

22 – 11:00
7:32pm

21 – 10:30
7:54pm
25 Laps 50 Miles

20 – 10:00
8:15pm

19 – 9:30
8:35pm

18 – 9:00
8:54pm

17 – 8:30
9:12pm

16 – 8:00
9:29pm

15 – 7:30
9:45pm
31 Laps is 100k and will finish 16 hours after the start 

 

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All S.C.U.M (South Carolina Ultra Marathon) receive 15% OFF

 
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Packet Pickup
Please arrive 60 minutes prior to your race start to ensure you can locate parking, bathrooms, packet pickup and set up your personal aid station if needed. You can pick up your race bib and any apparel items purchased race morning near our timing tent located near our start/finish line. Apparel will be for sale on race day.
 
Race Swag
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. Change your mind? Update your swag item for this race by following these steps HERE
 
Course Markings
The course will have a series of directional arrows (both yellow and green) that will be placed  at various intersections. Please follow all directional arrows to stay on course. In the event that you make a wrong turn please backtrack to your original spot of confusion. Cutting the course (even if unintentionally will lead to a disqualification)
 
Aid Stations
No aid station until further notice to help prevent the direct contact between people and the spread of the virus. Please make preparations for all nutritional needs (water & food)
 
Eco-Standard
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 Cups

No Plates

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]

Travelers Rest
The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-05-13

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