Photo Credit: WindRiver Lakeside Living

Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Race Distance: 102.2 Miles

Location (Start / Finish): Wildcat Pointe, Greenback, TN

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 69 / 43 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 7:56 AM / 6:46 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 32

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): 2 x Out and Back

Terrain: Single track trail

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent): 18,000 ft. (9,000 ft. / 9,000 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 800 ft. / 1,000 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 8 (4.5 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: Registration closed for 2017

Completion rate: 7 Finishers 2016, 5 Finishers 2015

Course Record (M/F): 24:48:23 Paul Farr (2015) / 30:27:23 Karen Jackson (2015)

Prerequisites / Lottery / Trail Work Req.: No / No / No

Qualifying Race for: N/A

Race Series: N/A

Website: https://www.facebook.com/FirewaterUltra/

Race Director: Kathy Smith and Tony Owens

Year Established: 2015

Other Race Distances: 50k / 100k

Fun Fact: East Lakeshore Trail is a trail system that skirts the eastern shoreline of Tellico Lake and features nine interconnected trails that stretch more than 30 miles.

Nearest Airports (HRs): Knoxville, TN (.25), Chattanooga, TN (1.5), Nashville, TN (3.25), Atlanta, GA (3.25)

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