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Welcome to Tussey Mountainback



Tussey Mountainback is an ultramarathon race that hosts a 100 mile race, a 50 mile and a 50k option, as well as our 50 mile relays. For those who want to partake in the fun but want something a little shorter, we have our half-marathon and our kids 1 mile fun run. Our races are set in the scenic beauty of central Pennsylvania and attract runners from all over the world. With challenging terrain and a supportive community, we offer an experience like no other. Join us and become part of the Tussey Mountainback family.

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In an effort to promote #cleansport, athletes who participate in National Championships and Team USA competitions are subject to drug testing performed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in accordance with the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing. 


Oct 26 - Oct 27

100M Race

6:30 PM SAT

Start at Tussey Mountain

50M Race

7:00 AM SUN

Start at Tussey Mountain

50K Race

7:30 AM SUN

Start at Tussey Mountain

Relay Race

8:00 AM SUN

Start at Tussey Mountain

Half Marathon 

10:00 AM SUN

Start at Tussey Mountain

10:00 AM SUN

Start at Tussey Mountain




Volunteers are the backbone of our race. Join our team and help us create an unforgettable experience for our runners. We need help with aid stations, course marshals, and much more. Sign up today and be a part of the action.

Tussey Mountainback

2023 Sponsors


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Host of the
USA 50 Mile Championships in

20042005200720082009,   20102011201220132016,  201720182019, 2024

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