Saturday, January 21, 2023 | Team 50 mile race entry | 11471 U.S. 17, Wilmington, NC US 28411
The Southern Tour Ultra was founded in 2013. Tom Clifford, owner and founder of Without Limits in collaboration with the Wilmington Health Foundation wanted to put on a running festival for the regional running community. Our goal is to have a competitive environment for teams and individuals and also have a fun environment for families and friends.
You should expect the following at Southern Tour: Trail Running, Classic Rock and String Banjo Music, Camp Fires, Beer and more Beer, Live Music, Camaraderie, Great times with friends and teams, Camping, BBQ!
Our goal is to create a Woodstock feel where you can enjoy yourself, let loose, have fun, run hard, and simply enjoy life and running for 48 hours. Come run the Southern Tour Ultra, you won't regret it!
50 MILE RELAY PARTICIPANT INFORMATION
8:30am Start – all of the 1st runners will line up to start.
All relay team members must run a minimum of 1 x 5 mile loop.
AGE GRADED: All team times will be calculated based on Age and Sex to even the teams out performance wise. The fastest team may not be the winner.
You can run in ANY ORDER you choose, but you must wear your bib and have your baton.
Your relay baton is your timing chip. You must carry your baton the entire race and hand it off to the next person. Your baton must cross the checkpoint and finish line. If you lose your baton, you are disqualified.
There is 1 trophy for the winning relay + $800.00. There is a Gross (Fastest time) award for $200 The winning team will get their name engraved on the trophy which will be passed along each year.
Aid Station – there is 1 around the halfway point with Water, Gatorade, Gels and Bananas. The 2nd Aid Station would be the event camp site.
NEW FOR 2023 TEAMS: Teams that are not competing to win can now run two runners at a time for their relay. This will help teams be able to finish quicker so they can enjoy the Southern Tour experience. Running your legs together will take you out of any team awards but you will still be able to compete for individual 5 mile split awards. If you are a team competing to win the overall grand prize money, you will need to run all of your legs relay style. There will be no teaming up.