The Empire State Triad

The 3 most scenic ultra races in New York State

1 series to bring them together




Cayuga Trails 50 miler

Date: June 1st -2019






Many On the Genny 40 miler

Date: June 22nd 2109




Twisted Branch 100k Ultra

Date: August – 2019


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New York State is home to some of the most beautiful trails in North America and we have partnered 3 races together in a series to be known as the Empire State Triad.

From quad crushing climbs, to awe inspiring views, the 3 most scenic ultra races in New York will include the USATF 50 Mile Trail Championship, a circumnavigation of the Grand Canyon of the East, and now UTMB qualifier points as well as a Western States Endurance Run lottery ticket.

Finish all 3 in one year and get your name on the list of true East Coast ultra elites while competing to be the Empire State Ultra Champ!

Scoring will be set up in a simple cross country format. Your place in the event is your score.

1st place 1 point – 2nd place 2 points and so on.

We will score the men and women independently as well.

Lowest overall total wins.

You must finish all 3 ultras events to be eligible for the series.