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One hundred mile trail race through KY/TN Big South Fork area announced for fall of 2017

runSpurred on by the success of its springtime Yamacraw 50K Trail Run hosted annually in McCreary County’s Daniel Boone National Forest and Big South Fork River and Recreation Area (BSFRRA), Knoxville based Ultranaut Running announced its newest event for the McCreary County area.  The Kentucky/Tennessee No Business 100 Mile Trail Ultra is a single 103.6 mile loop winding through the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area with stops at Pickett State Park and Charit Creek Lodge.  Each year, the course will run in opposite direction of the previous year with odd years being run counter clockwise from Blue Heron.

The inaugural No Business 100 (NB100), named for the rugged area of No Business in the BSFRRA, will be held on October 14, 2017 with registration beginning January 1, 2017.  The 2017 trail endurance race will begin at the Blue Heron Coal Mining Community in Stearns, cross the state line into Tennessee, and back to Blue Heron.  Exempting the start/finish area, there are a total of sixteen aid station locations, two of which are accessed twice making a total of eighteen aid station stops along the NB100.

Runners will pass numerous arches, rockhouses, overlooks, waterfalls, and abandoned homesteads including the No Business settlement in Tennessee.

For more information about the NB100, please visit for a course map and information for runners, pacers, and crews.

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