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Georgia State Parks "Unicoi State Park" 7.8/3.1 Mile Trail Run

We´re excited to present the Georgia State Parks 7.8 and 3.1 Mile Trail Running Race at Unicoi State Park in Helen, Ga.

Race Course:

This is great single and double track off-road running experience. The race will start in the "Bottoms Field" (required for spacing) but will soon lead into the woods. The terrain is made up of a little bit of everything, steep hills, rolling hills, single track, double track, with some technical sections (rocks and roots).

7.8 Milers:  We’ll run this course in a counter-clockwise direction.

3.1 Milers:  We’ll run this course in a counter-clockwise direction.

The course is beautiful and offers something for every runner truly wishing to ´ditch the city´. Nestled in the woods of suburban Atlanta lies a true gem. Well groomed system of trails with gentle slopes and beautiful scenery will leave you breathless (if that doesn´t, the 7.8/3.1 miles will). Once you descend into the woods, you will forget your in the city. As a matter of fact, you will come to know why we follow the creed ´Ditch the City´.

Race Categoreies:

Dirty Spokes will be handing out medals and prizes to our overall top 3 male and female as well as top male and female masters finishers for each race. We will also be handing out medals to our top 3 male and female finishers in each age group (14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75&U) – you must be present to receive your medal we will not mail them to you.

Awards:

Awards will be given out when we have enough finishers in to fill the categories. Medals will be given out to the top three finishers in each category. Walkers are encouraged to participate; however, you should be able to complete the 7.8/3.1 miles at a 16 minute mile pace or under to receive an official time.

Entry Fees:

3.0 Miles
Through April 8 - $30
April 9 - April 19 - $35 (LATE)
Race Day Registration - $40

5.15 Miles
Through April 8 - $35
April 9 - April 19 - $40 (LATE)
Race Day Registration - $45

Dirty Spokes will be handing out "Dri-Fit" shirts at each of our trail running races this year! That's right a $25.00 value with your race registration! No guarantee of T-Shirt with late or race day registration.

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