Date - April 3, 2020
Location - Camp Grier, 985 Camp Grier Rd
Old Fort, NC 28762
Start Time - 4:30 AM
Time Limit - 40 hours
Elevation Gain ~ 24,507 ft.+
Elevation Change ~ 48,916 ft.+
Miles of Trail - ~71.9
Miles of Gravel -~20.0
Miles of Pavement - ~6.2
Registration for the Hellbender Hundred will be hosted on UltraSignup. Registration will open up on November 23, 2018 at 9:00am. Race is limited to 125 total participants.
The Hellbender Hundred is a graduate level 100 mile endurance event. Runners must abide by all requirements below to participate in the event.
Qualifiers - All runners must have completed a 100 miler with 14,000 ft.+ of gain or a 100k with 10,000 ft.+ since January 2017.
Medical History - All runners must review the medical history form and list any health conditions or allergies. Click Here for medical form
Service - All runners must fulfill 8 hours of volunteer service at an ultra or in trail maintenance between the dates of 5/1/19-4/1/20. Click Here to enter hours
$250 - September 1, 2019 - February 15, 2020
$275 - February 16, 2020 - April 2, 2020
Refunds - 100% refunds will be issued until February 15, 2020. Please kindly email us requesting a refund. Refunds will be mailed out as quickly as possible.
After that date, you may defer until 2021 (permit pending approval). It will be your responsibility to remind us of your deferment when registration opens in 2021.
The Hellbender 100 is an ITRA approved race with 6 qualifying points for UTMB races.
Swag & Awards
Full details are still be worked through**
A Pre-Race meal on Thursday will be included this year (extra tickets for crews, pacers and family can be purchased through UltraSignup).
All finishers will receive a custom Hellbender One Hundred belt buckle.
Sub-24 Hour Finishers will receive a custom painted wood cut, from our local artist, and 2018 2nd place finisher, Jonathan Ibach.
All runners, as well as their pacers and crews, must abide by the rules below at all times during the event. Failure to abide by the rules will result in disqualification.
Runners must carry suggested gear at all times. This includes: headlamp and red flashing back light (these must be worn during all nighttime sections), jacket, emergency blanket, and hydration carrier (40oz+)
Poles are permissible
Leave No Trace
No cutting the course or switchbacks
Check into and out of all aid stations
Obey any race officials request
No muling from pacers
Only one pacer at a time
Crews only allowed access at designated areas
Be courteous to other trail users