What is the schedule of events?
Saturday, May 9th, 2020

6:30am – Parking lot opens. Please Carpool!

6:30am – Race Day Check-In / Registration (If spots are available)

8:00am –  30k Race start

8:30am – 10k Race Start

10:00am – 4:00pm Race Awards and post-race celebration at the Cradle’s Amphitheater

Can I get a refund or transfer my registration?

All registrations are final and no refunds will be issued.  Through 5/5/20, on ultrasignup.com you may transfer your registration from between the 10k and 30k. You may also transfer your registration to another runner.  You are responsible for the transfer of events or bib number. Transfers can be done on ultrasignup.com You are responsible for receiving payment from the person you are transferring a bib to.

If the Race sells out will there be a wait list? 

Yes. ultrasignup.com will automatically start a waitlist for each event as it fills. If someone cancels, we will pull people from the waitlist and notify you immediately. You will have 3 days to sign up or you will lose your spot.

Will there be early bag pick up?

Yes, at Hunter Subaru, 2520 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791, on Thursday 5/7/20from 10am-5pm, and then again at Oksar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Dr, Brevard, NC 28712 from 4-8pm on Friday  5/9/20.

Will there be day-of bag pick up?

Yes, at the check-in table. The gates will open at 6:30am.

Will there be registration the day of the race?

If any spots remain…yes indeed!


Can I push my child in a stroller or baby jogger?

The 10k and 30k course are not suitable for baby joggers as most of the course contains roots and rocks.

Can I run with my dog?

As much as we love our four legged friends, sadly, no you cannot.

How many Aid Stations are available on the 30k?

There will be 6 Aid Stations on the 30k.  Each Aid station will be stocked with GU gels, carbohydrate snacks, water and electrolyte replacement drinks.  The race highly suggests you carry your own hydration system or bottle and refill at the Aid Stations.  Aid stations are in communication with the Race Administration team and the start/finish line.

How many Water Stations are available on the 10k?

There will be 1  water and electrolyte station on the 10k course

If I can not finish the race what do I do?

Please continue to the closest aid station and inform them of your issue.  You may rest there and continue or wait with the aid station volunteers to be driven out at the conclusion of the race.  Appropriate emergency personnel will be available along the course in case of emergency.

How long is the 10k race?

~6.2 miles

Is there a time limit on the 30k

Yes. The time limit for the race is 7 hours and all racers must be across the finish line by 3:00 pm.

How long is the 30k race?

~18.6 miles

What is the terrain on the 30k like?

The 30k is a mix of single track trail, double track trail and forest service road.  There are outstanding views and scenery throughout the entire run.

What does the elevation profile of the 30k look like?

You are going to be pleasantly surprised –

How do I get there?

Race Location:  Cradle of Forestry in America
11250 Pisgah Hwy.
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

Please note that many GPS units and popular “driving directions” websites will have you exploring the depths of the beautiful Pisgah National Forest, but often will not get you to the Cradle of Forestry in America Historic Site. Click Here for Directions. 

Now that I am here – what can I do?

Check out the Cradle of Forestry in America’s website HERE.

Highly recommend stopping by Food Matters Market & Cafe’ to grab some food and drink!

Click Here to see why Brevard is such a great town!

Where can I stay?

Click Here to learn about accommodations in the area.