River Falls Lodge Rd, Marietta, Greenville County, South Carolina, United States

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Activities: Trail race, Half Marathon

Jones Gap Half Marathon

September 17th 2022

Jones Gap State Park & River Fall Lodge


Upstate Ultra welcomes you to Jones Gap State Park and the Annual Jones Gap Half Marathon. We are excited to bring back the same great state park with a awesome 13.1 Mile route that views Rainbow Falls and section of the rim of the gap trail and Little Pinnacle Mountain!
Visitors can find the unforgettable peace and repose of a deep mountain cove at Jones Gap State Park. Trails and 13,000 acres of pristine mountain woodlands join the park with Caesar's Head in what is known as the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. The Jones Gap State Park trails allow hikers to traverse between the two parks, as well as connect to a portion of the Foothills Trail and Palmetto Trail South Carolina hikers know and love. This course will showcase two scenic waterfalls, 18 back country campsites, over 60 miles of hiking trails, the scenic Middle Saluda River that runs through the park and over 13,000 acres of wilderness when combined with Caesar's Head to form the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. 



  • Packet Pickup: Sept 17th at River Falls Lodge @ 7:00am
  • Jones Gap Half Marathon Sept. 17th @ 8:00am


Race Swag

All Participants Will Receive:
  • Finisher Medal
  • Custom Race Logo Sticker
  • Upstate Ultra Sticker
  • Upstate Ultra Wristband
  • Pancake Breakfast or Quesadilla Lunch
  • Camping is offered (Optional during registration)
  • Upstate Ultra Apparel (Optional during Registration)
  • Race Specific Shirt, Hat, or Socks (Optional during Registration)


Race Awards

  • Top 3 Male and Female will receive a custom hand made award!
  • Each finisher will receive a finisher medal that will be branded with the race logo and custom lanyard.
  • We will also publish our age group results that will coincide with our Race Series.
  • To learn more about our race series and awards please visit our results page here: HERE


Jones Gap Course Description

We are excited to bring back the same great state park with a awesome 13.1 Mile route that views Rainbow Falls and section of the rim of the gap trail and Little Pinnacle Mountain!


Address and Parking

Runners can park at the following address: River Falls Lodge Rd, Marietta, SC 29661. We advise all runners to carpool if possible. Packet pickup that morning will also be located there. 


Pancake Breakfast

Post race we will be making pancakes for our runners and volunteers! Please bring your own fork and plate. 


Aid Stations

We will have an aid station at mile 2, 6, and 11 with basic water, tailwind, and assorted snacks. 



In an effort to be good stewards to mother nature we will not have any of the following items at ANY of our events. This is in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint being placed by endurance events throughout the world. Please have a cup or hydration bottle if you will need to consume water/nutrition during the event. Please bring your own fork/spoon for any post race meals. Please bring your own bags for items collected at the race.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

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    Registration opens :
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    Giveaway(s): Tri-Blend Event Race Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 4/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 4/2/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 4/3/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 9/10/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $60.00
      Processing fee : $4.48
    • Registration opens : 9/11/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 9/17/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $70.00
      Processing fee : $5.06

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