FATS Forty 40/50Sunday, October 4, 2009 - 7:30 AM
Check-in between 6:45 and 7:15 AM
Trail briefing at 7:15 AM
A forty mile or fifty KM trail run on the FATS (Forks Area Trail System, located in Sumter National Forest near North Augusta, SC. The course is a series of 6 loops of well-groomed, rolling terrain, forested trails with 2.4 miles on road, some hills, some roots, some rocks, but overall, very runnable. Runners doing the 50Km will complete 5 loops and are free to decide which distance to run while on the course. At the last aid station, you can choose to head for the finish line or head out on Loop 6.
The course will be marked with orange ribbons:
No set entry fee is being charged, however, please send a donation to defray expenses for food, drinks, awards, etc. In the event there are any monies left after expenses, they will be donated to SORBA (Southern Off-Road Biking Association), who worked with the Forest Service to create these trails and continue to maintain the trails.
Directions to start:
There are numerous motels nearby in North Augusta and Augusta. Camping is available for a $7 per night fee at Lick Fork Lake Campground, about 12 miles from the start.
Race Director: Terri Hayes
To register fill in the Registration Form and mail it to: