WATCH: Running The Georgia Death Race

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The BeastCoast Trail Film Series highlights the east coast’s scrappy, rugged, “gritty” running culture.

Episode Three of the six-part series follows the Georgia Death Race, “arguably the hardest ultra-race east of the rockies,” and the only Western States golden-ticket race in the east. The 100K race, which boasts approximately 20,000 feet of elevation gain, was founded just five years ago as an attempt to infuse a new, young energy into the world of 100-mile racing. It’s reputation has grown quickly.

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