Health foundation opens registration for area’s first 50K Ultra Marathon is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

Wilmington Heath LogoThe Wilmington Health Foundation is partnering with Without Limits to bring the first Ultra race to Wilmington area in January.

The Southern Tour Ultra will take place on Jan. 30, 2016, on private land in the Scotts Hill area just outside of Wilmington, according to Wilmington Health Spokeswoman Alysa Bostick. The tour will feature three race options, including a 50K Ultra Marathon, 50-mile relay and a 5-mile race.

The 50K will be a flat trail race consisting of six 5-mile loops. The 50-mile relay will be age graded and offers a $1,000 prize to the winning team. A minimum of two and maximum of 10 people are needed to run the relay. Runners of the 50-mile relay can participate in the 5-mile race if it does not interfere with their relay.

The event will feature activities for the whole family, including live bands, a kids’ play area, and an all-day bonfire.

For more information about the race and to sign up visit the Southern Tour Ultra website.