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The Derby 50k

Sat November 30, 2024 Ellerbe, NC 28338 US Directions



8:00AM EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


1647 Jones Spring Church Rd
Ellerbe, NC US 28338


Derby 50k
Registration ends Nov 23rd or when we reach full capacity, Entries are 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
the Richmond County Animal Advocates. They will have a van onsite for the food donations.

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.

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. 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.

First male and female will receive special awards.
First local male and female will receive awards and all finishers receive custom medals.

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