Date - May 6, 2022

Location - Camp Grier, 985 Camp Grier Rd

 Old Fort, NC 28762

Start Time - 4:30 AM

Time Limit - 40 hours

Elevation Gain ~ 21,540 ft.+

Elevation Change ~ 43,000 ft.+

Miles of Trail - ~71.0

Miles of Gravel -~29.7

Miles of Pavement - ~1.0 


The Hellbender 100 is limited to 150 participants due to permitting constraints. In an effort to promote female participation, registration will open on November 1st, 2021 @ 6:00 AM ET with two registration pages: one for men and one for women. Initially, half of all available spots (75) will be allocated to women, and half (75) will be allocated to men. 
Transgender and non-binary runners are encouraged to participate! We will accept every transgender and non-binary runner’s self-declared gender category at registration and no one may challenge a runner’s self-declaration. 

If your category has filled and it’s before January 15, 2022 please join the waitlist. For additional information regarding registration and the waitlist process please go to the Ultrasignup registration page.

Pacers must register. Registration opens on November 1, 2021 @ 6:00 AM ET UltraSignup

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 2019.

  • 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 race or trail maintenance between the dates of 11/1/21 - 04/23/22. 

  • Click Here to enter hours

Price Schedule:

$275 - November 1, 2021 - May 2, 2022

Refunds - 50% refunds will be issued until February 6, 2022. 

In the event of an unforeseen situation, such as military deployment, pregnancy, death in the family, a 100% credit towards the next year's race will be availablePlease kindly email to discuss this option. There will be no transfers or deferments. 

The Hellbender 100 is a UTMB® Qualifier for 6 Points and Trail Sisters Approved event. 


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Swag & Awards

  • Pre-Race meal will be included as part of your registration. (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 will receive a custom ENO hammock with Stuff Sack, embroidered with the Hellbender logo.



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. 


  1. We recommend runners carry the following gear Headlamp and red flashing back light (these must be worn during all nighttime sections), jacket, emergency blanket, and hydration carrier (40oz+)

  2. Poles are permissible 

  3. Leave No Trace 

  4. No cutting the course or switchbacks

  5. Check into and out of all aid stations

  6. Obey any race officials request

  7. No muling from pacers

  8. Only one pacer at a time

  9. Crews only allowed access at designated areas

  10. Be courteous to other trail users