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Firebreak Trail Series

Saturday May 21st, 2022

Columbia, SC

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Fire Break 50 Mile & 5 Mile FKT Challenge


Harbison State Forest - Columbia SC



May 21, 2022


 



Harbison State Forest is a unique location in Columbia, South Carolina. Over 2100 acres and more than 20 miles of trails make Harbison State Forest a great place to be in nature in an urban environment. It starts and ends in the same location allowing runners, hikers, and mountain bikers to experience all they would expect of being outdoors. Steep climbs, declines, a creek crossing are just some of the features this trail offers. The history of the Forest dates back thousands of years. Catawba and Cherokee tribes frequently traversed the woodlands to reach an ancient fording location on the Broad River. In 1951 the South Carolina Forestry Commission purchased 2,135 acres of land on the Broad River from the Board of National Missions for the Freedmen of the Presbyterian Church. The Church stipulated that the land be named "Harbison Forest" in honor of a major benefactor In 1981, the Forestry Commission approved a master plan for the long-term development of the tract. The goal was to provide a public greenspace to serve as an educational environment promoting the value of the state's forests and encouraging the stewardship of all of our natural resources.

 


Address


Runners can enter the park at the following address: 5600 Broad River Rd Columbia, SC US 29210. Once you enter the park please follow the signs to the designated parking area and race staging area. 

 


Firebreak Course Description



The course consists of a 5 mile loop with 260 feet of climbing per loop. The trail is single track with minimal roots. We will have a series of directional arrows that will be placed at all intersections. Please follow all directional arrows to stay on course. In the event that you make a wrong turn please backtrack to your original spot of confusion.

Race Distances

Price Register
Firebreak 50 Mile Click to Find Out Register »
Firebreak FKT 5 Mile Race Click to Find Out Register »
Firebreak 50 Mile (Relay) Click to Find Out Register »
Firebreak 50 Mile (Relay) Click to Find Out Register »
Firebreak 50 Mile Click to Find Out Register »
Firebreak FKT 5 Mile Race Click to Find Out Register »
50 Mile Relay Click to Find Out Register »

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Start Location

5600 Broad River Rd, Columbia, SC

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