Photo Credit: UROC

Race Day Info

Date / Time: Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Race Distance: 100 Kilometers

Location (Start / Finish): Camp Blue Ridge, Montebello, VA / Skylark Nature Preserve, Raphine, VA

Race Day Temperature at Start (High / Low Avg.): 75 / 48 F

Sunrise / Sunset: 6:08 AM / 8:17 PM

Race Cutoff (Hrs.): 19.5

Course Information

Course Layout(Map): Point to Point with Out and Backs

Terrain: 80% single and double track trails with 10% on gravel and 10% on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Elevation Change (Ascent / Decent):16,636 ft. (8,696 ft. / 7,940 ft.)

Altitude Above Sea Level (Min. / Max.): 1,450 ft. / 3,550 ft.

Number of Aid Stations (Max. distance in miles between A.S.): 7 (11.4 mi.)

Race Information

Cost: $180 through Nov. 1, then $210

Completion rate: 74% (59/80) 201794% (95/101) 2016*82% (131/159) 2015*

Course Record (M/F): 8:56:39 Chris Mocko (2017) / 11:09:14 Amanda Basham (2017)

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

Qualifying Race for: UTMB

Race Series: N/A

Website: https://www.ultraroc.com

Race Director: Bad to the Bone Sports

Year Established: 2011

Other Race Distances: 25k / 50k

Fun Facts:

  1. In 2017, UROC moved from being held in September in Auburn, CA to May in Montebello, VA. The Blue Ridge mountains in May are absolutely stunning.
  2. Runners who are planning to bring a friend can use code “BUDDY15” for 15% off their entries (valid for the 100k only).

Nearest Airports (HRs): Richmond, VA (2.25), Dulles, VA (2.75), Washington, D.C. (3), Raleigh, NC (3.25)

* = Old Course (Auburn, CA)

Race Reports

2017 and Earlier

5 Mini Stories from the UROC 100K – Doug Hay

Ultra Race of Champions – Skylark Edition – Laura Kline

UROC 100k Race Report – Bryan

UROC Race Report – Daniela Porri

2015 UROC Race Report – Brett Hornig

UROC 100km Race Report: “Just Finish” – Sage Canaday

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: