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The Country Mile

Starts Friday April 8th, 2022

Slater-Marietta, SC

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The Country Mile

Slater-Marietta, SC - April 8th - 10th 2022

The Race That Brings You Back Home


The Beechwood Family Farm has invited us to host one of the biggest Ultra Running Festivals in the state of South Carolina. We are proud to be introducing this first year event at Beachwood Farms. We have five races lined up: 48 Hours, 50k, 5k, & the Last Outlaw! All of these events will take place "down on the farm".  The course is 95% packed dirt with a small section of rock/grass by the Sunflower patch. Finishers of 100 miles in the 48 Hour and Last Outlaw Riding will receive a Country Sized belt buckle!

Welcome to the Upstate Ultra Trail Series brought to you by the South Carolina Ultra Marathon Club. We are proud to bring in a series of events that range in distance, terrain, and season! But each race will always posses the same energy and positive atmosphere from our staff, volunteers, and S.C.U.M. Runners. Our club and its races are open to all runners, walkers, and hikers and each member will receive 20% OFF any Upstate Ultra event along with discounted club gear and local sponsors! Join the club for 20% OFF all races - HERE - Check out all of our other events - HERE


Volunteers - If you volunteer for 4 hours at one of our events you get a FREE race entry into one of these future race! Resolution Run - Conquer the Rock - Altamont Challenge - The Country Mile - Knock on Woodstock - Cottonmouth Beerlay - The Longest Day - Carolina Reaper Challenge - The Back 9 - Jones Gap Trail Run - Paris Mountain Half Marathon - Sadlers Creek Stumble - Trotting for Tatas - Dark Horse Ultra - Prisoner of War - Longest Night) To volunteer please select the volunteer tab on the race page for one of the various opportunities on race weekend. 


Event Details

  • Where: Beechwood Farms - 204 Bates Bridge Rd, Marietta, SC 29661

  • When: April 8th - 10th 2022

  • Packet Pickup: Will begin 1 hour prior to your race start time near starting line

  • What: Last Outlaw, 48 Hour, 50k, 5k, Relay)

  • Race Day Registration: will be open until the race starts via phone or computer.

  • Overall Awards for overall will be given out at the conclusion of the top 3 finishers.

  • Age group winners will be recognized in the online results tab and our Age Group Series



THE LAST OUTLAW - Starts @ High Noon Friday April 8th

  • This is a 45 minute 5k timed cutoff race starting on Friday at HIGH NOON

  • "Outlaws" will have 45 minutes to complete the 5k loop

  • Every 45 minutes and thereafter Outlaws must report to the starting line no later than 1 minute after the cowbell.

  • If the Outlaw fails to report to the starting line they are disqualified

  • If the Outlaw fails to complete the lap in under 45 minutes they are disqualified

  • The cowbell will ring and runners will complete 5k loops until only one outlaw remains. 

  • If no Outlaw manages one more lap than the others, then all athletes receive a DNF and there is no winner


48 Hours Starts @ Friday April 8th at 6pm

  • Complete as many full 5k laps in 48 hours

  • Start and finish anytime you want in that time frame

    • All Tied Distances will be decided by the final hour short loop. In the event no runner completes a short loop runners will remain tied in the final results report. 


50k Starts @ Saturday April 9th at 8am

  • Complete 10 full 5k laps


Family Farm 100k Relay

  • Teams up to 5 members must complete 20 laps around the farm to finish a 100k

  • Each member must complete 4 laps. They can be done consecutively 


5k Starts @ Sunday April 9th at 9am

  • Complete a single lap


Camping: During registration you will be offered the option to select your parking or camping needs for the weekend. 100% of the Camping/Parking funds go directly to the host family of Beechwood Farms. No Power/Water at campsites. Primitive Only.

  • Day Use Parking Lot will be located adjacent to the Beechwood Park Entrance (not located on the course so if you are running a longer distance it is advised to choose the car camping option) This option is advisable for the 5k race and 50k runners that do not need to go by their car. There will be a drop bag location near the starting line to have personal food/items but no pop ups. That is designated for the Car Camping area. 

  • Car Camping Lot will be located right on the course and you will have room for one car and a 10 x 10 canopy spot.

  • RV Camping Lot will be located right at the entrance of Beechwood Farm and the course will begin and finish its loop right at your location. There are only 40 RV spots available. 


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Discounts and Membership

  • All S.C.U.M (South Carolina Ultra Marathon) receive 20% OFF


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Race Swag

All Participants Receive Optional Items:

  • Finisher Medal

  • Custom Race Logo Sticker

  • Upstate Ultra Sticker

  • Pancake Breakfast or Quesadilla Lunch

  • Camping is offered (Optional during Registration)

  • Upstate Ultra Apparel (Optional during Registration)

  • Race Specific Shirt, Hat, or Socks (Optional during Registration)


Race Awards

  • Top 3 Male and Female will receive a custom hand made award!

  • Each finisher will receive a finisher medal that will be branded with the race logo and custom lanyard.

  • We will also publish our age group results that will coincide with our Race Series.

  • To learn more about our race series and awards please visit our results page here: HERE


Country Mile Course Description

The Country Mile Course is a 5k loop with 50 feet of gain per loop on 95% packed clean and WIDE dirt paths that runners will be able to select a camping spot right on the course. There is a small section of grass and larger gravel. The course will have a series of directional arrows that will be placed  at various 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. 


Aid Stations

Basic aid station supplies. We gladly accept aid station donations of food items that you like to see at races. Our staff is very busy with course marking, timing, packet pickup, and communication with runners, that it does make it hard to prepare some amazing tasty treats in-between laps so feel free to contribute a little slice of heaven if you can! Thank you Basic supplies will be provided: Tailwind - Water - Soda - Crackers - Cookies - Broth - Junk Food



In an effort to be good stewards to mother nature we will not have any of the following items at ANY of our events. This is in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint being placed by endurance events throughout the world. Please have a cup or hydration bottle if you will need to consume water/nutrition during the event. Please bring your own fork/spoon for any post race meals. Please bring your own bags for items collected at the race.


Defer Registration: We do not offer race deferrals

Refunds: We do not offer race refunds

Race Director Info: Matthew Hammersmith: [email protected]

Race Distances

Price Register
Family Farm 100k Relay (Teams Up To 5) $40.00 until Register »
5k Race $30.00 until Register »
50k Race $60.00 until Register »
48 Hour Run $75.00 until Register »
The Last Outlaw... $80.00 until Register »
5k Race Click to Find Out Register »
50k Race Click to Find Out Register »
24 Hour Run Click to Find Out Register »
48 Hour Run Click to Find Out Register »
The Last Outlaw... Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

204 Bates Bridge Rd, Slater-Marietta, SC

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