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November 8-10, 2024

Lengths: 50 Miles or 100 Miles


The 4th Annual Endurance Hunter 100-mile Trail Run will start and finish at the Global Youth Ministry. World Record Holder Hunter Leininger (The Endurance Hunter) has designed a challenging course through the Cohutta Mountains of North Georgia. Running on the challenging Pinhoti Trail and the Fort Mountain Trail system through some of the most beautiful views of North Georgia. Brought to you by WARRIOR, Fort Mountain State Park, Global Youth Ministry, and Hunter Leininger. This is not just a race; it is an unforgettable event! Fully supported race with 12 stocked aid stations. 20,000 feet of gain/loss.

Cash Prizes
100 Mile Male & Female Winner receive $500 each!

Beat the Course Record

Anyone who breaks the course record for the 100 Mile gets a $250 prize!

Male Record: 23:34:32  Female Record: 24:10:05

2024 Race Pricing


Early Registration: $300
Regular Registration: $340

Early Registration: $185
Regular Registration: $210

Important Registration Dates

Registration Opens: 4/17/24

Early Registration Ends: 8/1/24

Registration Ends: 11/4/24


100-Mile Start: 12:00pm Friday
Cut-off: 45 hours or 9:00am, Sunday.

50-Mile Start: 9:00am Saturday
Cut-off: 24 hours or 9:00am, Sunday.

100 Package Pick-up

Friday, November 8th
9:00am to 11:45am

50 Package Pick Pick-up
Saturday, November 9th
7am to 8:45am

Package Pick Location

Global Youth Ministry 

40 Blackhawk Trail

Chatsworth, GA 30705


Start Location

Global Youth Ministry 

40 Blackhawk Trail, Chatsworth, GA 30705



NEW IMPROVEMENTS FOR 2024: This year's event will move from April to November with a new start location at the Global Youth Ministry. We will have a new course that still takes runners on the best parts of the past year's events. The course is one 50-mile course, which will be completed twice for the full 100 miles.

There are no mandatory volunteer hours required for any of our races; however, they are welcomed and greatly appreciated.

Race Highlights

• Breathtaking Georgia Views: Explore spectacular waterfalls, overlooks, and mountain vistas.
• Trail Composition: 83% singletrack and 17% gravel
• Generous Time Cutoffs: 45-hour limit so everyone has a better chance to finish (27 min pace)
• Elevation Challenge: 20,000 feet gain for 100 milers, 10,000 for 50 milers.
• Exceptional Aid Stations: 12 fully stocked stations with food, drinks, and medical support.
• Live GPS Tracking: Family and friends can follow the race live from anywhere
• Diverse Trail Composition: Tackle flowy and technical trails through Pinhoti and Fort Mountain.
• Well-Marked Route: Clearly flagged and signed routes for easy navigation.
• Professional Media Coverage: Free race videos and photos documenting your journey.
• Entertainment Stations: Each aid station will be themed uniquely such as Disco, Western, Space
• Attractive Prizes: $500 and free entry for first male & female, plus $250 for record breakers.
• Custom Awards: Distinct awards for Overall, Masters, and Grand Masters categories.
• Quality Race Swag: Receive a high-quality athletic shirt or stylish race hat.
• The most BADASS Belt Buckle: Claim the ultimate ultra running trophy.

What's new for 2025?

Refined Course Design: A 50-mile loop (done twice) keeping popular highlights and removing less favored parts.
• Optimal Timing: Moved from April to November to capitalize on cooler weather and enhanced views.
• Extended Time Limits: Up to 45 hours for the 100-miler and 24 hours for the 50-miler.
• Scenic Start/Finish: Located at the picturesque Global Youth Ministry on Fort Mountain.
• Accommodation Deals: Discounted rates at a host hotel for convenience before, during, and after the race.
• Crew-Friendly: Access is allowed at all 12 aid stations.
• Enhanced Comfort: Hot food and warming tents available at every aid station.
• Crew Access: Simplified course layout for easier crew access to aid stations.
• Improved Signage: Increased route signage for better navigation.
• Supportive Maps: Detailed maps provided for crew to easily navigate to aid stations.
• No Shuttle Wait: finish at the host hotel and your car to get you home faster.

Race Course

Signs and flagging mark the entire 100-mile (20,000 feet of elevation gain/loss) and 50 mile (10,000 feet of elevation gain/loss) course. Maps will also be provided and each racer will be assigned a GPS tracker for the entire race so race staff, support crews, and family can track you during your journey. The race starts at the Global Youth Ministry with runners heading down to the Pinhoti Trail to pick up the Pinhoti Connector to Fort Mountain State Park. Once in Fort Mountain runners will pick up the famous Gahuti Trail and then back to the Connector. Once back on the Pinhoti (5) Trail takes runner up to the Pinhoti (4) and (3) Trails. When runners hit Mulberry Gap Rd., they will run the road NW to Old CCC Camp Rd to aid station #4. Pick up the Pinhoti (1) Trail to Bear Creek Trail to pop back out on the Old CCC Camp Rd and head back to aid station #4. From here runners will then head down the Pinhoti (2) to Mulberry Gap Rd to then run the Pinhoti (3) Trail again to the Global Youth Ministry. This is the 50-mile loop done twice to complete the 100 miles. 22,000 feet of elevation gain/loss and one of the most challenging courses in North Georgia.

Drop Bags

100-Mile Runners: (3) We provided one-gallon bags at check-in.                   

50-Mile Runners: (3) We provided one-gallon bags at check-in.

Crew and Pacer Information 

Selecting a crew is one of the most important tasks to consider. Here are some tips.

You may only receive the aid within 100 feet of any aid station or water/crew station that allows crew access. Pacers allowed after aid station #5 and support crews welcome the entire race. More details to come.

What We Provide

• 100-Mile ultra trail run with the best views in Georgia!
• Online tracking for support and family. Live race updates during the race for family and friends at home to stay connected with your progress. Trackers for all runners.
• Full media teams will produce professional race videos and photos for the entire race, which will be available to racers for free after the race. 
• Long-sleeve unisex race shirt.
• 12 fully stocked aid stations with drinks, snacks, and hot food. 
• Crew availability at each aid station.

• Drop bags.
• Finisher buckle.
• Custom-designed awards.
• Post-race meal.

• Also, lodging is available for Friday and Saturday nights at only $60 per night. 

Race Tip

Be prepared for the weather to change.


Once you are registered for the race you will receive updates or changes via the email you provide. Also, video updates and other information are posted on the Warrior Facebook Page.


In order to speed up the check-in process on race day, please download and fill in the Warrior Liability Waiver for each runner and pacer, and bring it to the race with you to check-in. Pacers can download, print, and sign the waiver so then the racer can bring it to check-in.​



No cutting of the designed course. All flags must be punched to receive credit for the entire course. Details in pre-race email. Listen and follow all instructions from race staff/medical personnel during the race. Be courteous to other runners and day hikers. You may only receive the aid within 100 feet of an aid station or water station that allows crew access. No littering. Take in, take out. Trekking poles are allowed. The Race Director has the sole discretion of the administration of any violations of the race rules ranging from a time penalty, up to and including disqualification. Pacers allowed after aid station #5 (Mulberry Gap) and support crews welcome the entire race.


Cancellations and Transfers

We understand that things happen. No refunds will be issued; however, you may transfer your entry to another racer in the same event without a penalty until 5 days before the event. You are responsible for finding someone interested in buying your entry and working out payment with them. Entries do not transfer to other events, nor do they transfer year to year. If you would like to sell your entry to another racer, please contact with the name and email of the person to whom you wish to transfer your entry.


Top 3 awards in each class below.

• Overall Men - 1st in 100-mile receives $500 and next year's entry. $250 prize to anyone who breaks the 100 mile course record: Males 23:34:32
• Overall Women - 1st in 100-mile receives $500 and next year's entry. $250 prize to anyone who breaks the 100 mile course record: Female 24:10:05
• Overall Men - 1st in 50 Mile receives next year's entry.
• Overall Women - 1st in 50 Mile receives next year's entry.
• Masters Men (50-59)
• Masters Women (50-59)
• Grand Masters Men (60 and older)
• Grand Masters Women (60 and older)

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