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2014 Little Su 50K Course
See the Little Su 50K Map page for the course map.
The Little Su 50K starts at 11:00AM Saturday.
All Little Su 50K racers are required to check in at least 15 minutes before the start and declare a division.
The race starts (and finishes) at Happy Trails Kennels mile 4.5 West Lakes Blvd, Big Lake Alaska. Allow two hours driving time from Anchorage.
Driving directions from Anchorage –
North on Hwy 1 (Glenn Highway), Hwy 1 turns into Hwy 3 (Parks Highway), go through Wasilla, turn left on Big Lake road at mile 52. Drive 3 ¼ miles on Big Lake Road, turn right on Beaver Lake Road, go 1 mile, turn left onto West Lakes Boulevard (long name, short sign "W.Lks.Blvd"). Approximately 4 ½ miles turn right at sign for Happy Trails Kennels.
2. HAPPY TRAILS KENNELS (HTK) TO NOME SIGN TURNAROUND:
After leaving the start at HTK the trail follows a series of swamps eventually connecting to (Big Lake Trails) ‘Trail #1’, continuing west, the trail turns into 'Trail #5' and then 'Trail #6'. Approximately 5 miles in, the course cross the Little Su, then go up and over 'Dead Dog Hill'. Take the first left onto the ‘Bud Smith’ trail heading south. This section crosses the Little Su again undulating over the next 5-6 miles to the four corners intersection, take a right and go to the Nome sign.
3. TURN AROUND AT THE NOME SIGN AND HEAD BACK TO FINISH AT HTK!