Saturday November 25, 2017 (Rain or Shine, Hot or Cold)
Derby Community Building, Derby, NC (In the middle of
nowhere) on 1647 Jones
Springs Church Rd. Ellerbe, NC
$40.00 by Nov. 20 2017
Track Club members.
Entry Form Here
Current Entry List
We will be taking only 100 entries, first come first serve.
We do not maintain a wait list.
In addition, we ask that you also
bring some dog and/or cat food so that we may help
Richmond County Animal
Advocates. They will have a van onsite for the
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION AND NO
The race starts at 8:00 AM
Your race number is your packet and ticket for lunch and can
be picked at the
Derby Community Building at 7:00 am Saturday morning.
There will be spaghetti plates at the Derby Community
Building. It will come with a salad, drink, cake,
banana pudding, and pies. The "church ladies" from
Jones Springs Church provide the meal. There will also
be a non-meat sauce for vegetarians/vegans. It has
been quoted that the homemade cakes and banana pudding, are
worth running 31 miles. The money goes to the Derby
community needs, church, fire dept. etc. The pasta
lunch is also open to the general public for $7.00 a plate.
The meal is free to runners. Your race number is your
ticket for food.
Please, no alcohol on the premises.
Course Elevation Profile
The course will start and finish in front of the Derby
Community Building and it will be run in a counter-clockwise
direction facing traffic. The turns and some straights
will be marked with yellow arrows painted on the highway.
It's your responsibility to look for them. It's 31.5
miles on 3 loops of rolling hills in a beautiful country
setting on asphalt and dirt. It's a great event for
those wanting to do their first ultra run. There is no
cut off. This is a 31.5-mile fun run with no bells &
whistles. The course is not closed to traffic. Derby
Road is in the middle of nowhere but travelers use it to get
somewhere. SO, IN ADDITION TO EXERCISING YOUR BODY
PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION! This is a very low key, no
frills race. If you are expecting port-a-potties,
expos or to be waited on, I suggest you stay home.
There will be 3 aid stations
with energy drink & water, chips, cookies, etc......
You will pass each aid station 3 times. However, in an
effort to minimize trash, please bring a water bottle belt
or hand held bottle with you.
There will not be any cups at the aid stations.
The people at the aid
stations give up their day and time just for you, please be
nice to them.
Also, any clothing left behind and not collected will not be
mailed back you. It will all be donated to local
Authentic Derby hats to the 1st
male and 1st female overall. Finishers will
receive a custom finishers medal.
Awards presented as you finish. Also, there will be other
special awards such as the, "Do or Die Award" for the last
Camping is allowed on the grounds at the Derby Community
Building. The closest motels are in Aberdeen, NC and
Southern Pines, NC
Free but limited rooms are available at runners
homes first come first serve.
You will receive a 5-year veterans fleece vest, embroidered
with the race logo.
There will be special 10-year veteran awards as well.
Email us at
Veterans List -