Aid Stations

Aid Station Descriptions

Number Aid Station Name Cutoff Time Type Drop Bags Crew Restroom Headlamp Required Pacer Pickup Leg Miles Total Miles Ascent Descent
1 Cutler None Quick Stop No No No Yes No 6.00 6.00 888 -1,481
2 Naples Creek 7:40am Full Yes Yes Yes No 6.50 12.50 769 -1,556
3 The Sneaker 9:00am Full Yes No No No 5.70 18.20 1,478 -591
4 Italy Valley 10:15am Full Yes No Yes No 4.40 22.60 339 -971
5 The Lab 12:15pm Full Yes Yes Yes No 6.70 29.30 1,262 -549
6 Patch 2:00pm Full No No Privy No 6.30 35.60 719 -875
7 Finger Lakes Campground 3:30pm Full Yes Yes Yes Yes 4.20 39.80 800 -1,014
8 Glenbrook 6:00pm Full Yes Yes Yes No 6.40 46.20 1,207 -783
9 Lake David 7:15pm Full Yes No No After 6:30pm No 4.40 50.60 795 -819
10 Mitchellsville 9:00pm Full No No No Yes No 5.10 55.70 688 -989
11 Urbana 10:00pm Full Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 2.5 58.20 42 -586
12 Finish 12:00am N/A Yes Yes 6 64.20 1,180 1,264

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Headlamps are mandatory at the begining of the race.

Please note while there is no cut off at LAKE DAVID, you must have a headlamp with you after 6:30pm. The section after LAKE DAVID is very remote and you can easily become lost after dark. Your race will be over if you do not have a headlamp with you after 6:30pm.

What can be found at our Aid Stations?

Supplies: Tent, chairs, tables, coolers, basic first aid, cooking devices, music

Drink: Water, soda, Skratch Labs hydration mixes, energy bars and gels.

Food: For 2021 expect most of the food to be single serve, pre-packaged foods. We want to be careful to keep food seperate and reduce the amount of handling required.

As time goes on, we continue to lean towards providing more and more real food. We will be focused on high quality, home made foods that focus on high water content.

Basic Aid: Bandaids, sunscreen, menstrual products (tampons and pads), blister-relief, emergency blankets. Note that the race does not provide, suggest or prescribe medications or medical support of any kind.

Drop Bags

Drop bags can be dropped off during packet pick on Friday evening. No drop bags will be accepted the morning of the race.

As aid stations close we will bring drop bags back to the finish line. Please use the "used drop bag" area to help get your drop bags to the finish line sooner

Drop bags must be:

Respect the Landowners

We took our time in selecting where each of the aid stations would be located along the course. We took into account what type of aid station could be placed where, and what effects it would have on the community. Each carefully located aid station takes into consideration:

Spectators & crew access, parking availability as well as noise levels in relation to estimated time of day

Desired involvement of community or private landowners

Whether aid Station is a full supply or quick water/fuel stop. Due to the locations of some of our aid stations, it is just not possible to have drop bags, and crew access.

Trail Maps &

We have provided trail maps, and a course elevation profile with aid station locations. While you won’t get lost, we are pretty sure you will get worn out. With 10,000 feet of elevation gained/loss in the day, and no mountain to speak of, you’ll be climbing, and descending all day long.

Since we are following the FLT, we encourage you to stay tuned to current trail conditions, seasonal reroutes, and changes to the trail through the FLTC website.

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Aid Stations
& Drop Bags

There will be 11 fully stocked aid stations and a handful of quick-fueling stations along the course. We have worked carefully with the community, landowners, authorities, and the FLTC to locate these aid stations in the best possible locations.

We have provided you with a breakdown chart of all of the aid stations, and their locations and proximity to the starting line. Crew access and drop bags are not allowed at all of the aid stations. Also, don’t forget only one car per crew will be allowed!

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& Lodging

There is really no better time to visit the Finger Lakes region than in the late summer. There are hundreds of options available for you to find places to stay and enjoy the area. Bed & Breakfasts, Cottage Rentals, Hotels, Motels, and Camping.

Take your time to look around, and plan a trip to the area. There is so many things to do in the Finger Lakes. You'll be in the heart of the Wine trail, Keuka Pottery trail, and so much more. Check out our travel page for links and information.

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With a race this long we are always looking for anyone interested in volunteering to help make this event fun and safe for the participants. If you are interested in helping out, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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@ Ultrasignup

Don't miss your chance to be part of the inaugural Twisted Branch Trail Run.

Entry to the race will be limited, so it is a good idea to sign up now.

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This race couldn't be possible without the support from our sponsors and partners.

Check out who they are, and what they are all about. You'll find cool stuff, and ways to give back to the trail.

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