Enoree Passage 40M Ultra Trail RunSunday, May 1, 2011 - 7:30 AM
Check-in between 6:30 and 7:15 AM
Trail briefing at 7:15 AM
Course is an out-and-back on the Enoree Passage of the Palmetto Trail in Sumter National Forest, starting and finishing at the Day Use Parking Area near Brickhouse Campground. Runners will find much diversity and great scenery on the course. As you travel the shaded trail, you will pass by lakes, beaver ponds, swamps, cross over dams and rivers, including the Enoree River. There are bridges and wooden walkways over the rivers and swamps. You will find hills, some rocks and roots, some road crossings, some short stretches on paved and gravel roads, but the course is about 98% trail, overall, very runnable.
From the start, the course goes north on the Palmetto Trail for 20 miles to a turn-around/aid station at John's Creek Lake, then returning to the finish. Additional aid stations will be located at approximately miles 5/35, 10/30, and 15/25. All aid stations will be well-stocked with a wide variety of food and drinks, plus food at the finish. Mandatory to carry at least one water bottle. There are no cut-off times and each finisher will receive a unique award.
The course is marked with yellow blazes painted on trees, plus orange ribbons, orange flags and paper plates.
Directions to start: Take Exit 60, SC Hwy 66 (Joanna) off of I-26, drive northeast 3.7 miles on SC Hwy 66 towards Whitmire, watch for sign for Brickhouse Campground, turn right on FS Road 358, follow it approximately 1/2 mile to Day Use Area. A short distance on down the road is Brickhouse Campground, with 23 camp sites, vault toilets, no water, no showers, $5 fee per night. For those not camping, there is a $3 daily parking fee at the Day Use Area. Nearest motel accommodations are in Clinton, about 14 miles away, or Newberry, about 18 miles.
Race Director: Terri Hayes
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