• UROC 100k 50k 25k

    Ultra Race of ChampionsBest of the Best. One Course. One Day.Open to all.May 12, 2018
  • Skylark

    A beautiful point-to-point course in the Blue Ridge Mountains finishing at Skylark Nature Preserve & Lodge located at 3,400 ftMay 12, 2018
  • Experience UROC

    UROC brings together runners of all experiences and backgrounds.Become a UROC finisher!
  • 2017 Race Video

    2017 Race VideoClick Here!
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  • Watch the NEW 2017 Race Video!

  • UROC is a must-do event!

  • About Gill and Francesca

    A passion-driven life best describes the race directors of UROC. UROC is a race born out of Gill and Francesca's passion and love for the sport of ultra distance running. Their desire to give back and promote the sport is reflected in the beauty of the course, quality and welcoming atmosphere of the event. Read More
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About UROC

The Ultra Race of Champions will take place at Skylark on May 12, 2018. Skylark Nature Preserve and Lodge is located at the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.

Registration will open on September 15, 2017 at 8:00 EST. Register

UROC is an unique and must-do event. UROC's mission is to promote the sport by offering a $21,400 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.

UROC includes three distances: 100k, 50k and 25k trail races. The 100k and 50k courses are point-to-point from Camp Blue Ridge to Skylark. The 25k starts and finishes at Skylark. All three courses are mostly single track with short sections on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Click here to compare the three events.

Reserve your room at Skylark. Learn more about Skylark.

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Ultra Race of Champions- UROC


Sponsors & Expo Vendors please contact
Dr. Francesca Conte, President
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Official Footwear

HOKA ONE ONE® is the fastest growing, premium running shoe brand in the world. Two life-long runners launched HOKA in 2009, after years spent handcrafting and shaping lightweight shoes with extra-thick midsoles. Initially embraced by ultrarunners because of their enhanced cushioning and inherent stability, HOKA now offers shoes for all types of athletes who enjoy the unique ride the shoes provide. For more information visit www.hokaoneone.com or follow @hokaoneone #hokaoneone.

Official Compression Technology

OS1st Brace Layer System is new technology for manufacturing joint and muscle braces. This technology goes beyond anything offered on the market today, with its ultra-thin, moisture wicking fibers and the Patented Compression Zone Technology. OS1st bracing products include the foot, ankle, calf, knee and quad and even the arms and wrists. CZT functions like a super-powered second layer muscle and ligaments that move with you and stay perfectly in place, even in the toughest race challenges. www.os1st.com

Official Nutrition

SFuels is an ultra-low carb training bar designed specifically for ultra endurance athletes. Using high-fat, low carbohydrate formulations, the products are designed to enable optimized fat oxidation to fuel the athlete, while minimizing gastric distress. www.spike-free.com/sfuels

Official Hydration Pack

Since 1989, CamelBak is the World's leading maker of hydration solutions. www.camelbak.com

Official Hydration

The Right Stuff is a NASA-developed electrolyte, liquid concentrate, drink additive for those who work and compete hard and sweat a lot. www.therightstuff-usa.com


By directing premiere road and trail events all over the United States, Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports strives to motivate runners of all backgrounds to challenge themselves. For over 13 years, Bad to the Bone Endurance Sports events have reflected owners James Russell Gill III and Dr. Francesca Conte decades-long knowledge and passion for running. www.badtothebone.biz


Skylark Nature Preserve and Lodge, the Finish location, is a stunning property on the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Only 28 beds are available! Skylark


Camp Blue Ridge, the starting location, offers several rooms and cabins. Camp Blue Ridge


Walkabout Outfitter, your local Harrisonburg Outfitter!  http://walkaboutoutfitter.com

Empowering you to run a Marathon and change your life!  http://marathontrainingacademy.com/


Partner Event- Sky Race in the heart of Italy which takes place at the beginning of August.  Stunning and a one-of-a-kind experience.  http://www.gransassoskyrace.it/



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