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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 […]

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, […]

29 Nov 2018

You and your crazy ideas!

The 2019 Participant Guide is now available – worldsendultra.com/participant-guide/ There are two main reasons that we decided to do a participates guide for Worlds End. The first reason, and probably the most important reason we do the guide, is to have all the race information available to everyone on race day. What a lot of people don’t realize is once you get up into the Worlds End area, you will have extremely limited internet and cell service and that race […]

02 Nov 2018

Western States Qualifier

We are pleased to announce that the Worlds End 100k is now a 2020 Western States 100 qualifying race. Due to this new status, along with being part of the PA Triple Crown series, our already fast sell out will now be even faster. We encourage everyone who would like to take part in the PA Triple Crown series, use WE100k as a WS100 qualifier, or just want to have the Worlds End experience to sign up when registration opens […]

21 Aug 2018

2019 Registration

All of us here at WEU are looking forward to the 5th running of this race next year! Boy have we come a long way in 5 short years! The 2019 Worlds End Ultramarathon will open registration on December 1st, 2018 at 4pm. You can either click on the homepage button to use the embedded RunSignUp registration or visit the RunSignUp race page to register – they are both the same registration engine by RunSignUp so it doesn’t matter! The […]