The course traverses through numerous hollows and takes participants across some of the most rugged and remote terrain in the Ozark National Forest. It will start and finish at Norfork River Resort. Runners will travel two road miles to the Matney Trailhead and proceed up the mountain. The course then traverses through a rugged hollow and climbs it's way up to Twin Creek Road Aid Station. Twin Creek Aid Station will be the turn-around for the short course.
Aid Stations: Matney Knob Trailhead (approx. 2.75 miles) Push Mountain Crossing 1 (approx. 4.75 miles) Twin Creek Road (approx. 10.5)
Ozark Highlands 50K
The course will start out the same as the "Twin Creek Twenty" but proceed south on the Ozark Highlands Trail. Following Twin Creek Aid Station runners will be treated to the days most significant climb and wonderful views, working there way to the Brush Creek Aid Station and the turnaround for the 50K.
Race Headquarters Both races will start and finish at Norfork River Resort. Thanks Steve for the discount to all participants lodging!
We hope you'll make plans to stay the weekend and take advantage of the great post-race festivities and the beautiful Norfork river valley. Contact the resort to find out more details about things to do.
Steve McCumber 13386 Arkansas 5 Norfork, AR 72658 email@example.com 870-499-5757 870-499-5758 Packet Pick-up Participants will be able to pick up packets Friday, March 2nd at Norfork River Resort from 5-7 p..m. or race morning from 6:00-6:30 a.m.
Both events start at 7:00 a.m. The cut-off times for both distances is 10 hours. All cut-off times will be strictly enforced. Runners must be checked OUT of the last aid station BEFORE the cut-off time on their way back to the start/finish.
Local favorite Mellow Mountain Band to perform for our post-race party!
Post-Race Activities Enjoy delicious hot soups, special craft beers from Rapps Barren, and cheer on other runners as they make there way to the finish line!
Awards Each finisher will receive a unique finisher's award. Overall male and female & Masters winners will also receive a special award.