MSgt Timothy Otis completes the Cruel Jewel 100 Ultra-Marathon.
MSgt Timothy Otis, TAC Officer for RMA, completed the Cruel Jewel 100 Ultra-Marathon in Dahlonega on May 17-19. The grueling 106-mile race consisted of 94 miles of trails, 12 miles of mountain roads, and 20 aid stations. MSG Otis completed this challenge in 39 hours and 40 minutes.
Along his journey from Vogel State Park to Blue Ridge, GA and back, MSG Otis experienced single track trails, ferns and old growth poplar trees, steep ascents and even steeper descents, a historic steel bridge spanning the Toccoa River, the Dragon's Spine, lush green hardwood forests, rocks, roots and ridgelines.