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22 Sep 2020

2020 Pre-Race

Welcome to the 6th Worlds End Ultramarathon family reunion! Since we are not having our Friday night pre-race meeting, I want to cover whatever I can here in this post. 🙌🏻 Thank You Thank you to our wonderful volunteers who have stepped up to support the race this year! A lot of our normal volunteer base was unable to commit this year with the date change which meant a lot of new names in the book. We’re looking forward to […]

18 Jun 2020

2020 Race Adjustments

At this time, the Worlds End Ultra held in Sullivan County is in ‘green phase’ per Governor Wolf’s orders. The social restrictions in ‘green phase’ means the race must adhere to large gatherings below 250 people and wearing a mask while entering businesses. We will also need to adhere to CDC guidelines and recommendations at the event. As it stands, the race would not be in compliance to Governor Wolf’s orders nor meet the CDC mitigation guidelines. Even though our […]

22 Apr 2020

2020 Race Postponed

🗣 Please remain calm! Due to the ongoing public health threat of coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made the decision to officially postpone the 2020 Worlds End Ultramarathon until September 26, 2020. We have made this decision after careful consideration, knowing that we want to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our participants, our volunteers, and our running community. The ongoing situation with continual moving targets, disruption, and uncertainty have thwarted our hopes that we would be able to weather […]

23 Mar 2020

Required Service Hours Update

🗣 What do we expect?  As a reminder, we do expect that all of our participants fulfill their service hours prior to racing with us at Worlds End. If you have forgotten what we would like to see, please visit https://worldsendultra.com/service-requirement/ to review what we are looking for with our service requirements. We would like to add some additional clarification to these requirements and with the current climate we are experiencing around the world, an alternative for those who may […]

23 Mar 2020

Alternative Race Date & PA Triple Crown Update

🗣 Alternative Race Date As you can tell, no race is immune to the possible effects of the coronavirus and with so much out of our hands, it would be wise and prudent of us to look at the ramifications this could have on the Worlds End Ultramarathon in May. Looking at best case scenario, the event ban imposed by DCNR for any event that is conducted in state parks or state forests would be lifted at the end of […]

29 Jan 2020

Support Our Parks + Forests

Support Our Parks + Forests! Worlds End State Park/Loyalsock State Forest Special Fund We have lots of things going on behind the scenes of the race year round and I want to take some time here to share one of the ways we support our beautiful state park and state forest we race through. Early in the life of the race we decided to give back to our trails by starting a special fund through the Pennsylvania Parks and Forest […]

13 Dec 2019

Lay down your head and do your service hours.

Get your sleep on! Volunteer Camping This year we have reserved Organized Group Camping Site 3 for the exclusive use of our volunteers. OG Site 3 is located at the top of the road above the cabin area. This site will be free to all our volunteers only and a spot can be reserved with our volunteer coordinator. Toilets are located nearby and the bath houses in the cabin area can be utilized as they are just at the bottom […]

01 Sep 2019

2020 Race Improvements

2020 Race Improvements Cupless As many of you know, we get to run on some of the most beautiful trails in the world! To better preserve our forests, unnecessary waste and trash is something we are taking a strong stance against for next year. We are dedicated to maintaining a clean race, preserving the beauty of the area we run in, and increasing our environmental responsibility with our events. That being said, the Worlds End Ultramarathon will be going cupless […]

09 May 2019

7 tips to surviving the WEU Zombie Apocalypse

7 Tips to surviving the WEU Zombie Apocalypse Exercise on a regular basis. You should show up on race day able to run fast and far as this is the best defense against the slower zombies. Cross train to be well rounded so you defend yourself from the zombies as well as humans that may pose a potential threat to your existence. You have one body and 12/19 hours to survive your trip around the Worlds End, come prepared to […]

23 Apr 2019

Tornado Alley Clean Up Canceled

Tornado Alley Clean Up Canceled UPDATE: Thanks to the efforts of the Worlds End State Park Staff and other surrounding state parks, the blow down through the state park caused by the tornado last week has been cleared. All chainsaw work on the trails the race uses within the park boundary has been completed. A few trees on Forestry land that will completed by Forestry Rangers this week. The junction just below the Worlds End Trail/Loyalsock Trail and Pioneer Road […]