Dec 02, 2023 at 8:00 AM

Lake Norman State Park 30K and 50K Trail Race

759 State Park Rd

Troutman NC, 28166


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Entry Fee $80
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $90
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: yes


  • 30K
  • 50K

Type: Ultra

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

First Year of the Event: 2017


Come out and join us for the sixth annual Lake Norman State Park Trail Race! This race offers two options, a 30K and 50K length event. Both events will offer a 10 hour cut off time, the 30K will pass 2 aid stations and the 50K will pass 4 aid stations. This race consists of smooth rolling single track trails with no repeat loops so you will never see the same thing twice! Whether this is your first trail race, or your looking to set a PR, you will love this course! All participants that register by November 13th will receive a free long sleeve shirt. Space will be limited so register soon!

Packet Pick Up will begin at 7:00 am on race day.

30K Runners: You will start in the field behind the Visitors Center, then proceed and enter Laurel Loop, cross over Wildlife Road to enter Wildlife Loop, Fallstown Loop, and Fox Loop. Once these loops are complete you will cross back over Wildlife Road to complete the remaining section of Laurel Loop before returning back to the start/finish line behind the Visitors Center. All loops will be completed in clockwise direction, opposite way of bike traffic. The 30K course has approximately 1,500 feet of elevation gain.

50K Runners: You will start and race with the 30K runners along the same route, then you will continue on to Hawk Loop, Monbo Loop, Norwood Creek Loop, and Hicks Creek Loop before returning back to finish Hawk Loop and Laurel Loop before reaching the finish line in the field behind the Visitors Center. All loops will be completed in clockwise direction, opposite way of bike traffic. The 50K course has approximately 1,800 feet of elevation gain.

The aid stations will be fully stocked serving water, Mountain Dew, Coke, Ginger Ale, and Tailwind. Food will also be available at all aid stations. Food will consist of sandwiches, cookies, oranges, bananas, Hammer Gels, chips, and other snacks.

Aid station # 1 will be located at the entrance and exit of Wildlife Loop (all distances will pass this aid station twice) at approx Mile 2.5 and Mile 10.5. Aid station #2 will be located on the 50K course before entering Monbo Loop at approx Mile 18.4 and after exiting Monbo Loop at approx Mile 24.5. Plenty of food will be waiting for you at the finish line!



Past Event Dates

Held on Dec 02, 2023

Held on Dec 03, 2022

Held on Dec 04, 2021

Held on Nov 09, 2019

Held on Nov 10, 2018

Held on Nov 11, 2017

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