Tough As Trails Race Series

Tough As Trails

Bull City Running Co. proudly presents the Tough as Trails off-road series that features some of the most challenging, beautiful single track trail runs in North Carolina.


The 2019-20 race series will be comprised of 4 races:

Eno River Run (10/26/19) [6 or 11 miles]
Uwharrie Mountain Run (2/1/20) [8, 20, or 40 miles]
Mountains-to-Sea Trail Challenge (4/5/20) [12 miles or 50km]
Medoc Spring Race (5/2/20) [7.5 miles]

NOTE: You must register for all 4 races at once in order to be included in the Tough as Trails series.

Most races have distance options, so cost of the series depends on distance selected. Scoring will be based on total mileage completed.

Series Rules: 

Please ensure you read and understand all series rules before registration.
1. Participants must register for all 4 races during Tough as Trails series registration on July 1, 2019.
2. Participants must complete all races within series to be eligible for awards.
3. Series scoring and awards are based on total mileage completed, calculated by the ranges provided below. Final distance is calculated after participant finishes last race in series (Medoc Spring Race).
4. Any requested adjustment to a distance that you originally registered for as part of the series must be made 1 month prior to start of that event.
5. A change in distance request must be made to the series director at The Race Director has the discretion to approve or deny a distance transfer request.
6. No refunds will be made to an adjustment at a reduced rate. Additional race fees will apply to an adjustment made at an increased rate.
7. No refunds or participant transfers are permitted after registering for the series.

Scoring/Mileage Categories:

Category A: low distance option in each race, or combination of high and low
Category B: some combination of high and low distance options in each race
Category C: 89.5 miles (highest distance option in each race)

Note: Scoring is based on total cumulative mileage completed in each race.
For example: Eno River Run 11 + Uwharrie 8 + MST 12 + Medoc 7.5 = 38.5 miles (Category A)
For example: Eno River Run 6 + Uwharrie 20 + MST 50K/31-Mile + Medoc 7.5 = 64.5 miles (Category B)
For example: Eno River Run 11 + Uwharrie 40 + MST 50K/31-Mile + Medoc 7.5= 89.5 miles (Category C)


All series finishers will receive a custom Tough as Trails series finishers award, in addition to receiving all benefits (i.e race t-shirts) and finisher prizes from each individual race in the series.