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Great Cranberry Island 50K Ultra Marathon - RRCA National Championship

Date

Jul 27 2013

Location

Cranberry Isles ME

Contact Information

information@crowathletics.com

Event Website

http://www.gciultra.crowathletics.com/

Event Host

Crow Athletics

Distances

  • Ultra

Region

East

Event Information

The Great Cranberry Island 50K Ultra Marathon was named "Best Race Ever" by Runner's World Magazine. It is hosted by the legendary Crow Athletics running club, on a small offshore island off the coast of Maine, accessible only by boat. The start/finish line is located half a mile up from the town dock. The racecourse consists of the island’s only paved road, which is about two miles long. Each complete island circuit is four miles through a terrain of rolling hills, wildflower meadows, woods and ocean vistas. Runners complete the circuit seven times to finish the 50 kilometers. Following the race there is a "real Maine" lobster feed and big bonfire. Runners have the option to camp out overnight on the island’s community field.

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