Cumberland Trail Race 50K


Cumberland Trail 50K - Caryville, TN 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Registration closes: Wed, Sept 20 @ 11:59PM
Registration Fee: $65

About the Race 

This is a "point-to-point" trail race along the rugged New River section of the Cumberland Trail (CT). The race will start at the CT's Cave Branch trailhead and follow 90%+ single-track trail to finish at Cove Lake state park. It is a challenging course with over 7000 feet of elevation gain! This course crosses the high point of the Cumberland Trail, Cross Mountain, at over 3000’. Be prepared - the climb up Cross Mountain is steep and will be slow!

A shuttle ride will be provided from Cove Lake park to the start and will take at least 45 minutes. A tentative time to leave Cove lake state park is 6:00 a.m. for an approximate 7:00 a.m. start from the Cumberland trail Cave Branch trail head.


This is a point-to-point course run primarily on the New River section of the Cumberland Trail State Park. The course starts at the Cave Branch trail head and proceeds north and eastward along the Cumberland Trail to finish at Cove Lake State Park, in Caryville, Tn.
Please visit the event website for a 50K course map.

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