MOONBOW 50K 

Saturday September 30th, 2017 7:30 AM

The Moonbow 50k is an out-and-back (Approx. 50K) trail race that begins at the Moonbow Trail head near the Visitor's Center in Cumberland Falls State Park. The course takes runners along the Sheltowee Trace Trail, Kentucky's longest trail. Runners will be treated to miles of winding, single-track trails and natural landmarks that include stunning rock overhangs, bark camp cascades, and magnificent waterfalls. Runners will enjoy scenic views as thy run alongside Class III-IV Cumberland River and adjoining creeks. The races end with an iconic finish at the base of one of the most famous wonders of this region, Cumberland Falls. Standing 68 feet high and 125 feet wide, with an average water flow of 3,600 cubic feet per second, this waterfall has earned it's nickname as the Niagara of the south. 

Runners who stay after the event may be treated to the Moonbow of the Falls on Sunday, September 30 from 8:30pm-10:30pm. The Moonbow 50k is a very challenging but still a great race for those looking to complete their first ultra or those gearing up for their new race calendar.

**There is a 11 hour cutoff time for the Moonbow 50k
 


Course Details

 

  • Aid Station 1 (Moonbow/Dog Slaughter Trail Intersection - Approx. at km 4.5 and 45) - Fully stocked check-in aid-station 
  • CUT OFF TIME 5:00PM must be checked out (on the way back)
  • Aid Station 2 (Bark Camp Creek Cascades - Approx. at km 12.5 and 37) - Fully stocked check-in aid station
  • CUT OFF TIME 4PM must be checked out (on the way back)
  • Aid Station 3 (Bee Creek Road - Approx. at km 19 and 31) - Fully stocked check-in aid station, bathrooms
  • CUT OFF TIME 3PM must be checked out (on the way back)
  • Aid Station 4 (Laurel Lake Dam - Approx at km 25) - Fully stocked check-in aid station, bathrooms
  • CUT OFF TIME 2:00PM must be checked out of aid station
  • Lowest Elevation - 721 ft
  • Highest Elevation - 1128 ft
  • Distance - 31.8 Miles
  • Average Grade - 4% (2°)
  • Max Grade - 25% (14°)
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MOONBOW 25K 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2017 8:00 AM

The Moonbow 25K is an out-and-back (Approx. 25K) trail race that begins at the Moonbow Trail head near the Visitor's Center in Cumberland Falls State Park. The course takes runners along the Sheltowee Trace Trail, Kentucky's longest trail. Runners will be treated to miles of winding, single-track trails and natural landmarks that include stunning rock overhangs, bark camp cascades, and magnificent waterfalls. Runners will enjoy scenic views as they run alongside Class III-IV Cumberland River and adjoining creeks. The races end with an iconic finish at the base of one of the most famous wonders of this region, Cumberland Falls. Standing 68 feet high and 125 feet wide, with an average water flow of 3,600 cubic feet per second, this waterfall has earned it's nickname as the Niagara of the south. 

Runners who stay after the event may be treated to the Moonbow of the Falls on Sunday, September 30 from 8:30pm-10:30pm. 

**There is a 11 hour cutoff time for the Moonbow 25K
 

Course Details

 

  • Aid Station 1 (Moonbow/Dog Slaughter Trail Intersection) - Approx. at km 5 and 20) - Fully stocked check-in aid-station
  • Aid Station 2 (Bark Camp Creek Cascades - Approx. at km 12.5) - Fully stocked check-in aid station

 

Lowest Elevation - 725 feet
Highest Elevation - 1066 feet

 

                                                

 

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Moonbow 10K

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2017 8:30 AM

The Moonbow 10k is an out-and-back (Approx. 10K) trail race that begins at the Moonbow Trail head near the Visitor's Center in Cumberland Falls State Park. The course takes runners along the Sheltowee Trace Trail, Kentucky's longest trail. Runners will be treated to miles of winding, single-track trails and natural landmarks that include stunning rock overhangs and magnificent waterfalls. Runners will enjoy scenic views as they run alongside Class III-IV Cumberland River and adjoining creeks. The races end with an iconic finish at the base of one of the most famous wonders of this region, Cumberland Falls. Standing 68 feet high and 125 feet wide, with an average water flow of 3,600 cubic feet per second, this waterfall has earned it's nickname as the Niagara of the south. 

Runners who stay after the event may be treated to the Moonbow of the Falls weather permitting.

**There is a 11 hour cutoff time for the Moonbow 10k


RACE WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Friday September 29th, 2017

  • 5:00pm - 8:30pm | 50K, 25K, and 10K Runner packet pick-up @ DuPont Lodge.
  • 8:30pm - 9:00pm | Optional pre-race runners meeting @ DuPont Lodge.

Saturday September 30th, 2017

  • 6:00 am – 7:30 am | 50k/25k/10k Runner Packet Pick up and Mandatory check in @ Cumberland Falls Visitor Center.
  • 7:30 am | 50k Start
  • 8:00 am | 25k Start
  • 8:30 am | 10k Start
  • 5:00 pm – Post Race Celebration and Awards Begin @ Sheltowee Trace Outfitters.