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New ultramarathon comes to DuPont State Forest

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8/11/2011 - New ultramarathon comes to DuPont State Forest
by Karen Chavez - Asheville Citizen Times

SO MANY ENJOY THE MOUNTAINS of Western North Carolina in a variety of ways!  Here's one way that our area can bring health and well being (and a little competition) to groups that are looking for venues that get the attention they need...

 

Lydia Odell, race director for the inaugural Dupont State Forest 50K trail race, runs on a part of the race course in DuPont State Forest Tuesday. The 31-mile race is one of only a handful of ultra-marathons in Western North Carolina. 

Lydia Odell, race director for the inaugural Dupont State Forest 50K trail race, runs on a part of the race course in DuPont State Forest Tuesday. The 31-mile race is one of only a handful of ultra-marathons in Western North Carolina. / John Coutlakis/jcoutlakis@citizen-times.com

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