Cloudland Canyon 50 Mile, 50k, Half Marathon, & 5 Mile

Saturday, December 8, 2024 · Rising Fawn, GA · Course Map

The Cloudland Canyon State Park as part of the Cloudland Canyon Half Marathon course.

Welcome to the Cloudland Canyon 50k and Half Marathon full weekend event located in Rising Fawn.

Scenic Views, PR Chasers, Trail Runners. While the race takes place during the beginning of December, the course itself remains a scenic one, journeying runners through what’s often called “the land of waterfalls” within Cloudland Canyon State Park.

Withstanding its beauty, the course also happens to be quite flat and fast, making it an ideal course for those looking to PR to finish off the year strong. Paired with jaw-dropping views of waterfalls and emphatic valleys, what more could you ask for?

As mentioned, this half marathon race takes place in Cloudland Canyon State Park, designed in a lollipop-like fashion along Sutton Gulch Creek and Daniel Creek. The race will start and end in the same location. While runners will see about 2300 feet of elevation, the trail itself is largely flat and fast.

With registration, all participants will receive a commemorative pint glass as well as a winter beanie. Regarding the race itself, all runners will have a total of 4.5 hours to complete the race, starting at 9:30 and ending at 2:00 pm.

Race Weather & Climate

On December 8 in Rising Fawn, you’ll find yourself in the midst of early Georgia winter.

The days usually begin with a chilly morning as temperatures around 36°F. As the day progresses, you can expect daytime temperatures to reach an average high of approximately 56°F.

Rising Fawn is in the northwest part of Georgia right near the Alabama state line.

Cloudland Canyon Half Marathon Results

Cloudland Canyon Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map on RunBumRaces’ website.

Starting Time

  • 50 Miler Starts on Sat at 6:00 AM
  • 1/2 Marathon Starts on Sat at 9:30 AM
  • 50K Starts on Sun at 6:30 AM
  • 5 Miler Starts on Sun at 8:30 AM


You will find the current race fees on the race director’s website.

Registration Link

You can find the registration page on UltraSignup

Official Race Website

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