Events

UROC includes the 100k, 50k and 25k trail races.

  • 100k
  • REGISTER
  • Point-to-point course
  • 8,696 feet of gain. 7,940 feet of loss
  • Start time- 6:00am
  • Starts at Camp Blue Ridge. Finishes at Skylark
  • Course
  • 50k
  • REGISTER
  • Point-to-point course
  • 5,429 feet of gain. 4,671 feet of loss
  • Start time- 6:00am
  • Starts at Camp Blue Ridge. Finishes at Skylark
  • Course
  • 25k
  • REGISTER
  • Loop course
  • 3,153 feet of gain. 3,153 feet of loss
  • Start time- 9:00am
  • Starts and Finishes at Skylark Nature Preserve
  • Course
  • Kids UROC
  • FREE!
  • Kids Uphill Dash
  • 100 feet of gain
  • Start time- 10:00am
  • Starts and Finishes at Skylark Nature Preserve
  • Course
 

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About The Race

What is the Ultra Race of Champions?

The Ultra Race of Champions, also known as UROC, is an unique and must-do event. UROC's mission is to promote the sport by offering a $21,000 cash purse and by bringing together professional athletes with the weekend warriors, promoting the inclusive nature of ultra running. At UROC, everyone can find their inner Champion.

Best of the Best, One Course, One Day.

Events

UROC includes three events: the UROC 100k, the UROC 50k and the UROC 25k trail races. The 100k and 50k are a point-to-point race from Camp Blue Ridge to Skylark Nature Preserve and Lodge. The 25k starts and finishes at Skylark Nature Preserve and Lodge

Date

Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Location

Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia, USA. Skylark Nature Preserve and Lodge is the UROC host

Learn more about Skylark

Lodging

Lodging is available at Skylark (finish line, limited lodging available) and at Camp Blue Ridge (start)

Lodging Information

Directions

The start and finish are located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. Click below for Directions.

Directions

Course

A gorgeous point-to-point course on the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The elevation ranges between 3,700 feet and 1,500 feet. The start is at Skylark Nature Preserve and Lodge. The course is mostly single track trail with short sections on the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway.

Click HERE for Course Information

Entry

Click HERE to Register

Registration will open on Monday, November 21, 2016

Elite athletes seeking entry should contact Gill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Francesca at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inquire about military and service discount

Rules and Regulations

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Pricing
Date  100k  50k  25k
to 12/31   $180  $70  $60
1/1 to 2/1  $190  $80  $70
2/2 to 3/1  $200  $90  $80
3/2 to 4/1  $220  $100  $90
4/1 to 5/12  $230  $110  $100

 

Start Time

The 100k and 50k will start at Camp Blue Ridge at 6:00am. The 25k will start at Skylark Nature Preserve and Lodge at 9:00am

Shuttle

There will be a shuttle on race morning from the FINISH to the START.

Click HERE for shuttle information

Breakfast

Breakfast will be available at Camp Blue Ridge (START) on race morning.

Click HERE for breakfast information

Awards

UROC is OPEN to ALL runners

$21,400 Cash Purse for the Ultra Race of Champions 100K Champions Male/Female:

  • $5,000 Champion Male/Female
  • $2,000 Second Place Male/Female
  • $1,500 Third Place Male/Female
  • $1,000 Fourth Place Male/Female
  • $500 Fifth Place Male/Female
  • $500 Masters Male/Female
  • $100 Prime for King/Queen of the Mountain (two locations)

No pacers will be allowed if competing for the prize purse. All other runners NOT competing for the prize purse are welcome to have pacers.

UROC 100k Finishers will receive the UROC Belt Buckle. 50k and 25k finisher will receive finishers medals.

Age group awards winners in each race will receive special awards in these categories: 19<, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80>

More about Awards

Elite Athletes

UROC will provide additional incentives to encourage the best Ultra Runners in the World to compete at the event.

For Elite Entry, contact Gill, Race Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. P: (434) 218-0402

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