Mystery Mountain Marathon and 12 Miler

Mystery Mountain Marathon

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

8:00 a.m. - both events


Marathon and 12-mile trail races traversing difficult, sometimes technical but stunningly beautiful trails, featuring panoramic views of fall foliage displayed on the surrounding mountains. Climbing and descending for more than 15,000 feet of elevation change, runners will enjoy single track, rugged mountain bike, and smooth horse trails while running over and around Fort Mountain, passing the mysterious rock wall built at the top of the mountain over 1,000 years ago. 

Fort Mountain State Park, located in Chatsworth, GA, just 90 miles north of Atlanta and 50 miles southeast of Chattanooga. The Start and Finish lines are located at the Main Group Shelter, located by the beach.

Marathon: $55 before September 1; $70 thereafter 
12 Miler: $40 before September 1; $55 thereafter 

GUTS members receive a $5 discount (*honor system, so be honorable)

Combined races limited to 250 participants 
Only entries received by September 25 will have guaranteed shirt size. 
** No refunds. No transfers. No exceptions. ** 
A portion of our proceeds will go towards support of Fort Mountain State Park.

Main Group Shelter, located at the lake and beach. Parking and restrooms located at start/finish.

Women/Men: Top 5 overall
1st place masters & grandmasters 
Marathon finishers will receive a special finisher’s award
No duplication or mailing of awards

Time Limits
Marathon: 8 hours

Race Contact:
Email Kim Pike, Race Director: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

100% Non-Profit Race.  Portion of our proceeds will go to support Fort Mountain State Park.


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