Holy Cowans Gap


May 26, 2024 at 7:30 AM

Holy Cowans Gap

6235 Aughwick Rd

Fort Loudon PA, 17224


Entry Fee $0
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 32M

Type: Ultra

Starting Elevation: 1200

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2011

Men's Record: Brad Hinton 5:17 (2015)

Women's Record: Martha Nelson 6:11 (2011)


Entry for the 10th running of the Holy Cowans Gap 50 km will open on Monday April 25, 2022. The link to sign up online will be posted near the bottom of the event’s description below. So read the details to ensure this event is for you, and then use the link near the bottom of this page.

Those applying should know that alternate race names suggested were: “Screw the Switchbacks”, “Tuscarora Trail Terror”, and “FIT (F***ing Insane Trails).”

Because of the difficult and challenging nature of much of the course, all interested runners must have completed at least one ultramarathon prior to registering. This requirement is in race directors’ permitting agreement with the state of Pennsylvania.


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Past Event Dates

Held on May 26, 2024

Held on May 28, 2023

Held on May 29, 2022

Event Results

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View 2015 Results

View 2014 Results