Dark Horse Ultra

Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 8:00am

Tryon International Equestrian Center
25 International Blvd
Mill Spring, NC 28756

$40 - $95

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Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort is the ultimate international destination for all who love horses, outdoor living and an active lifestyle. As host of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, Tryon International Equestrian Center offers first-class facilities for all FEI disciplines in addition to showcasing hunter/jumper, equitation, steeplechase, polo,  and multi discipline events in Mill Spring, NC. From carousel to competition, the mission of Tryon Resort is to celebrate the magic of the horse, grow equestrian sport, and increase access to this majestic animal. A haven for equestrian competitors and enthusiasts alike, Tryon Resort is an iconic, year-round destination for connoisseurs of diverse cuisine and shopping, lodging getaways, and family entertainment. Introducing our 2nd annual Dark Horse Ultra we are excited to bring runners to the amazing facilities that spread out over hundreds of acres of roaming land, trails, and equestrian activities.

Schedule:

Dark Horse 30 Hour - Saturday October 30th at 8:00am
50k - Saturday October 30th at 8:30am
5 Mile Night Run at Midnight on Oct. 30th
25k - Sunday Oct. 31st at 8:30am

Course Info:

The course consists of a 5 mile loop that has 300 feet of elevation per loop. Generally packed dirt, a small section of gravel and walking paths but mostly grass! The course will have a series of directional arrows that will be placed at all intersections. Please follow all directional arrows to stay on course. In the event that you make a wrong turn please backtrack to your original spot of confusion. Cutting the course (even if unintentionally will lead to a disqualification).

300+ Feet of Elevation Gain Per Loop
60% Grass
30% Trail
10% Pavement

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Race Awards:

Top 3 Male and Female will receive a custom hand made award by our partner of Next Up Opportunity! Each finisher will receive a finisher medal that will be branded with the race logo and come with a custom race patch on the backside! We will also publish our age group results that will coincide with our Race Series. To learn more about our race series and awards please visit our results page here: HERE Overall Top 3 M/F & Top 3 Age Group M&F to be added to our Point Series

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