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Sunday, March 10, 2024

Sweetwater Creek State Park, Lithia Springs, GA

50K
25K

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Join us for an incredible course that has become a favorite in the Southeast! It's a tough but beautiful course on the trails in and near Sweetwater Creek State Park

The park located in Lithia Springs, Georgia and offers winding, moderately difficult trails with creek crossings in and around the park, following the rapids of Sweetwater Creek, and venturing past Civil War-era textile mill ruins.

This race is limited to 200 runners.  T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registered entrants only, limited sizes and number available to late entries.

AWARDS/AGE GROUPS

Awards will go to Women/Men: 1st overall, 1st  Master (40+), 1st GrandMaster (50+). No duplication of awards.

AID STATIONS

AS 0 - Group Shelter - start/mile 15

AS 1 - Trib - mile 7/ mile 22

AS 2 - Jacks - mile 11/ mile 26

Stations will offer typical ultra aid station food including: water, sports drink, sandwiches, candy, cookies, chips, first aid items and support.  Course monitors will also record race numbers at aid stations, so please ensure that your race number is visible.

WATER BOTTLES

All participants should carry their own means of hydration based on their personal preference, such as a handheld water bottle, waist pack or backpack device.​

A portion of proceeds benefit Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park

Pricing

50K - $70 before Feb 17; 85 thereafter

25K - $60 before Feb 17; 75 thereafter

GUTS members receive $5 discount

** No refunds. No transfers. No deferrals. No exceptions. **
100% Non-Profit Race.  A portion of our proceeds will go towards support of Sweetwater State Park

There is a $5 entry fee to the park, unless you have a State Parks Pass.​

Parking Directions

Directions I-20 west from Atlanta, exit #44 at Thornton Road, turn left and go 1/4 mile. Turn right on Blairs Bridge Road, go 2 miles and turn left on Mount Vernon Road. You will pass several park parking lots, but the main entrance to the park is after just over a mile, on the left side of the road.  Look for brown State Park signs after you exit I-20.

Course Map

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Course Details

2024 will have new trails and a new course! More details to come!

Course is on winding, moderately difficult trails with creek crossings in and around the park, following the lovely rapids of Sweetwater Creek, and venturing past Civil War-era textile mill ruins. The 50K is 2 loops of the 25K course.

Predicted Weather

Probably humid. Daily high temperatures from 61°F to 69°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 80°F. Daily low temperatures from 41°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 60°F.

Packet Pickup

Race Day packet pick-up will be at the Group Shelter from 7:00am until 10 minutes prior to the start of the race.

There is a $5 State Park parking fee. This fee is NOT included in your entry. Fee will be collected upon your arrival into the park, so please have $5 or your annual park pass handy. Georgia Annual State Park passes are a great way to support our parks, and may be purchased at the park headquarters or online.

Race Course Records

50K

Heather May (2009) - 5:10:49

Jeremy Ramsey (2009) - 4:20:02

50K

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3/10/24 8:00 am

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25K

Details

3/10/24 8:00 am

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Travel Information

Recommended Lodging

Sweetwater Creek State Park - Yurts and camping

Hampton Inn - 999 Bob Arnold Blvd., Lithia Springs, Georgia 30122

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta West/Lithia Springs, 110 Interstate West Parkway, Lithia Springs, Georgia 30122

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