Training for a 50k takes time and devotion to the sport of running. It is a landmark in many people’s running careers, and merely a stepping stone for others. People ask me all the time whether or not the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k race is a good first 50k. My response is that any 50k is a […]
Rock/Creek today announces that registration opens on January 1 at 1PM Eastern for the 10.2 mile Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race and the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k, both presented by Salomon. These two races are the foundation of Rock/Creek’s highly successful involvement in the Chattanooga trail running scene over the past 15+ years. Instrumental in not only […]
Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k Saturday, October 4, 2014 Tributes: It’s hard to find the words to pay respect to someone who I didn’t even know… However, from runner-to-runner, father-to-father, son-to-son, and brother-to-brother through Christ Jesus I wanted to honor Eric Jacks, the ultimate runner from Saturday’s race. Our prayers and thoughts are with Eric’s family and […]
At long last, our annual short film from the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k is out and available for your viewing pleasure. Whether you ran the race last year or are seeking motivation to sign up for the 2014 race, it’s worth a look.
Wow. When you signed up for the 2013 Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k, being that it takes place the first week of October, were you expecting a high temperature of 87 degrees? What about an average humidity of 73%? What about nests of angry yellow jackets? Neither did we. We finally got the “hot year” we’ve all […]
RiverRocks Chattanooga, which includes several Rock/Creek races including our flagship Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k, has announced some exciting new changes to its format for 2013. Most notably, the focus has shifted to a series of elite competitions in a variety of outdoor/adventure sports. With the addition of the RiverRocks Off-Road Duathlon, Rock/Creek events will play a […]