This looks like a fun and challenging half marathon with some beautiful views of mountains and waterfalls. There’ll be a live band, bonfire, BBQ, and beer the night after the race. Runners get a 15% discount on activities at the Nantahala Outdoor Center.
FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
The Nantahala Hilly Half Marathon presented by The Nantahala Outdoor Center is an entire weekend of fun that includes adrenaline pumping white water rafting, trail running, hiking, zip lining, amzing food and beer. Come join for one or all of those. Sean Run Bum Blanton has come up with another breathtaking and fun course.
Nantahala is the “Land of many uses”. The Nantahala River Gorge is rich with history and mountains. Don’t just come for the race or come for the route. COME FOR THE AREA, THE PEOPLE AND THE HISTORY!
The race itself starts at 9 am Saturday April 2nd from the Nantahala Outdoor Center. The route will consist of approx. 60% trail/single track and 40% jeep road. You will run by some water falls, the Nantahala River, see some really amazing mountain views and run some pretty epic single track. If you like scenic beauty when you run then this race is for you!
Nantahala Outdoor Center
13077 Highway 19 W
Bryson City, NC 28713
Race starts at 9 AM.
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