FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
A scenic, wild, team adventure in the mountains of Western North Carolina, the Smoky Mountain Relay is an adventure that is not to be missed. This 206 or 140 mile course will challenge you and your friends with tough legs and reward you with stories to last a lifetime.
The Smoky Mountain Relay consists of 12 person or 6 person (ultra) teams that rotate through 36 or 24 transition areas respecively. Each relay team member runs 3 legs of varying lengths and difficulty and will cover an average total distance of 18-20 miles.
We will begin the 206 mile relay race at the Pink Beds State Park, just outside of Brevard, North Carolina. After you and your friends run all night, you will find the finish at the beautiful Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City, North Carolina. Bring your 12- or 6- person team to western North Carolina for this overnight relay race.