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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

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 […]

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 […]

11 Apr 2019

Loyalsock Forest Camping

Loyalsock Forest Camping As a reminder, camp sites are available in the surrounding Loyalsock State Forest. These are primitive sites but if you enjoy being away from the crowds, this free option is fantastic. Find all the information and site map in the link below.

05 Apr 2019

The Janice Sample Rule

Janice Sample Rule This year we have the honor to be a Western States 100 qualifier, selling out the 50k in 5 minutes and the 100k in 10 minutes, and a wait list that is longer than the registered entrants in the race. With that said, we will be instituting the “Janice Sample” rule this year. You MUST show up in person, with ID in hand, to receive your bib to race. All 100k runners will also need to get […]

22 Mar 2019

Refund Notice 1

Hey fantastic Worlds Enders! We are about 2.5 months out from race day. We’d like to remind all of our registered runners that should your plans change or your fitness hinders you to compete in this year’s event, you have until May 18th to obtain a 50% refund of your entry fee. If this is unfortunately what you must do, please be considerate of your fellow trail runners who are anxiously awaiting their chance to register on our wait list, […]