Promise Land 50K++

Saturday, April 24, 2021, Bedford, VA
The advent of spring brings Promise Land 50K, the second race in the Lynchburg Ultra Series and the Beast Series. This classic East coast sufferfest race begins at the Promise Land Youth Camp between Bedford and Big Island, VA and offers a variety of surfaces from grassy soft roads to downhill single track over 7,400 ft of gain/loss. Awards are presented to all sub-10 hour finishers.


Information for Promise Land Racers

Promise Land 50K++ Course Map
Promise Land course elevation
aerial view of Promise Land Youth Camp from Google Maps

Course Map

The course will be marked with orange streamers, orange arrows, and flour. If you go more than 200-300 yards without seeing a streamer, STOP and go back to the last place you KNEW you were on course.

Elevation Profile

There is 7,400 feet of elevation gain and an equal amount of loss on the course, which has a wide variety of surfaces from grassy soft roads to downhill single track.


Promise Land 50K++ begins and ends at the Promise Land Youth Camp, located at 1945 Wheats Valley Rd, Bedford, VA 24523.

COVID-19 Questionnaire

You MUST complete and sign the COVID-19 Questionnaire Form (PDF). Please bring it to the race filled out. You cannot start the race without this form.

“Find the level of intolerance you can tolerate and stay there.”
– David Horton

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Thank You to Our Sponsors & Partners

Dr. Frank Villa, Optometrist
DryMax Socks
Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, Appomattox, VA
Promise Land Youth Camp
Camp Bethel, Fincastle, VA
K4CQ Lynchburg Amateur Radio Club