Blood Rock 100 Mile, 50 Mile, 55k, 25k
Registration is OPEN for the 2021 Blood Rock Races.
The 6th Annual Blood Rock trail races are scheduled for December 3rd, 4th and 5th. The race takes place at Oak Mountain State Park, Alabama’s largest state park, just south of Birmingham. There are hotels and restaurants right outside the south park entrance near Interstate 65. There is also a large campground in the park, about a mile from the start.
The 100 Mile Race will start Friday, December 3rd at Noon and has a 40 hour cutoff. The BR 50 Mile will start Saturday, the 4th, at 7:00 AM with an 18 hour cutoff. The 25K and 55K will both start Saturday at 8:00 AM. The 100 Mile race will have over 23,400ft. of elevation gain, the 50 Mile about 12,200ft. and the 55K, 7,800. The Blood Rock races are UTMB qualifiers with the 100 earning 6 UTMB points, the 50 mile earning 3 points and the 55K, 2 points. (Sorry, none for the 25K)
The course is a 55K loop, 34.2 miles. The 100 is 3 laps of the course, The 50 Mile is 1.5 laps and the 55K is one full lap. The races will sell out, so please don’t wait to register.