Race Day Info

Date / Time: Friday, May 18, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Race Distance: 106 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Vogel State Park, Blairsville, GA

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 76 / 50 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 6:31 AM / 8:35 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 48

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Out and Back with a few detours

Terrain: Mostly steep trail with a few road sections.

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 66,000 ft. (33,000 ft. / 33,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 1,800 ft / 4,200 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 10 (7.6 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: Registration Opens in October

Completion rate: 64% (77/120) 201782% (87/106) 2016, 67% (48/72) 2015

Course Record (M/F): 23:57:48 Nickademus Hollon (2016) / 27:17:03 Angela Shartel (2015)

Prerequisites / Lottery / Trail Work Req.: 100 miler or a short list of others / No / No

Qualifying Race for: Hardrock 100 and UTMB

Race Series: N/A

Website: http://www.dumassevents.com

Race Director: Dahlonega Ultra Marathon Association

Year Established: 2013

Other Race Distances: 50 mi.

Fun Fact: Vogel State Park became one of the first two parks in Georgia when the state founded it’s park system in 1931. Cabins were first rented at the park in 1938 for $2.50 and $4.00 per night.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Atlanta, GA (2), Chattanooga, TN (2)

Race Reports

2017

Cruel Jewel 100 – How long is forever? Sometimes, just one second

Cruel Jewel 100 Crew Report – Taking Care

2016

Cruel Jewel 100, Running on the Dragon Spine – Jerry Abbott

Race Report – 2016 Cruel Jewel 100 Miler

Cruel Jewel 100 Race Report, May 13, 2016 – Trena

Cruel Jewel 100: A competitive conscious, spiders and a course record! – Nickademus Hollon

Cruel Jewel “100”: Race Recap – Julie Koepke

2015 and Earlier

“CRUEL” Jewel 108 Mile – Race Report …. OUCH! – Nick

Cruel Jewel 100

Bro Athletes: John Robinson Conquers the Cruel Jewel 100

Cruel Jewel race report..swift, strong, smart.. – Lori Enlow

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