FATS 50K ULTRA TRAIL RUN
Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 8:00 AM
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC
Check in - 7:00 AM
Trail briefing at 7:45 AM
A 50K run on the FATS (Forks Area Trail System), located in Sumter National Forest near North Augusta, SC. The course is a series of 4 loops - Great Wall, Deep Step, Skinny and Brown Wave with the Great Wall Loop being repeated a second time. The trails are single-track, shaded, rolling terrain, a few rocks and roots, but very well maintained and very runnable.
There will be 4 fully-stocked aid stations with a wide variety of food and drinks, plus additional water dropped at several locations, food at the finish, unique finisher's awards, and no cut-off times. Course will be marked with paper plates and orange flags.
Directions to start: Coming from the east on I-20, take Exit 1 - North Augusta, turn right (north) on SC 230, drive about 5.5 miles, turn left on Woodlawn Road (Sportsman's Corner), go 3.8 miles to the parking area on the left.
Coming from the west on I-20, take Exit 199 - Augusta, turn left (north) on Hwy. 28. Drive 8.5 miles, crossing into South Carolina. Turn right on Hopewell Church Road/Deep Step Road, go 3.3 miles and turn right on Woodlawn Road. Parking area is on the right. There are also signs for the Forks Area Trail System as you approach the parking area.
There are numerous motels nearby in Augusta and North Augusta. Camping is available at Lick Fork Lake Campground, $7 per night, about 12 miles from the start.
Race Director: Terri Hayes
Questions? Email: email@example.com
Phone: 803-276-4596 or 803-537-6962
To register fill in the Registration Form and mail it to:
146 Newberry Arms,
Newberry, SC 29108