Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 22:40:57 -0400
Subject: New Autumn 50 miler on east coast
October 8, 2011
Virginia Beach, VA
Brenda Carawan, RD
Events: 50 mile, 2-Person Relay and 25 mile races
Course Description: The Gibbet 50 Mile Race and events will be using all marked trails throughout First Landing State Park, ultrarunners will make two full loops. Relay teams and 25-milers will each run one loop of the course. Trails are primarily flat with varying terrain, i.e., sand, pine needles, wooden bridges, tree roots. Mostly runnable, there are a few sections that have technical short steep hills. Stunning water and trails views along the way. Terrain: 95% trail, 5% road
If running 50-miles seems like a stretch, partner up with a fellow runner for the two-person relay or enjoy one loop of 25-miles! Whatever the distance, don’t forget your camera!