Course Info

Our course will celebrate the peaks and foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The course is hilly, both up and down.  The race will begin in Greenville and travel through Travelers Rest, SC, and Hendersonville, NC, with stops at local breweries. Over the course of the day, there are 11 transitions, where one of your teammates will end their run and another will begin. Teams will finish at Highland Brewing Company with a celebration featuring local brews, music, and food trucks. Get course routes and use our trusty guidebook to help you navigate the day.  Please remember that this is an open roads course, so additional safety precautions for each team will be required.

Required Safety Equipment for Each Team - Must be worn by any team member running prior to 7:30 am and after 7:00 pm.
Two Reflective Vests
Two Headlamps
Two Blinking LED Lights

2021 Course Legs & Maps (course legs are currently tentative and will be finalized early Summer 2021)

Leg #1 - Hampton Station to Swamp Rabbit Brewery - 8.1 miles - Difficulty = Moderate
Leg #2 - Swamp Rabbit Brewery to Poseidon Advanced Materials - 6.7 miles - Difficulty = Moderate
Leg #3 - Poseidon Advanced Materials to Living Springs Conference Center - 4.6 miles - Difficulty = Moderate
Leg #4 - Living Springs Conference Center to Dover Farm - 7.3 miles - Difficulty = Hard
Leg #5 - Dover Farm to Talisman Camp - 6.3 miles  **Extreme Leg** - Difficulty = Extreme
Leg #6 - Talisman Camp to Tuxedo Park - 3.5 miles - Difficulty = Easy
Leg #7 - Tuxedo Park to Hillandale Elementary - 4.6 miles - Difficulty = Hard
Leg #8 - Hillandale Elementary to Southern Appalachian Brewery - 5.7 miles - Difficulty = Moderate
Leg #9 - Southern Appalachian Brewery to Fletcher Elementary - 7.6 miles - Difficulty = Very Hard
Leg #10 - Fletcher Elementary to Skyland Fire Department - 7.2 miles - Difficulty = Hard
Leg #11 - Skyland Fire Department to AC Reynolds Middle School - 6.0 miles - Difficulty = Very Hard
Pep Rally!  After Leg #11, all team members will jump in their van for a 10-minute Pep Rally to get your final runner ready to tackle the last few miles!  Go ahead and get your van tunes ready as you drive to the final transition area.  Don't worry, your drive time won't count towards your team's overall running no reason to speed or rush!  We will have timing mats where runner 11 stops and where runner 12 starts. How are you going to get your final runner ready to crush the final leg?
Leg #12 - First Citizens Bank to Highland Brewing Company - 3.6 miles - Difficulty = Easy

Full Course Route - Includes Pep Rally 

Course Legs Ratings and Rankings

Driving Directions - With Google Maps 

Directional Tips
If you have a smartphone with GPS capabilities, you can track where you are on a route mapped on using your mobile device. The mobile map viewer doesn’t have full navigation capabilities, but it can certainly help to ensure you don’t get lost!

To track your position on a route map, follow these instructions:
1. Select and view the route on your mobile device.
2. Touch the tracker icon in the corner of the map. This will activate GPS tracking and display a blue dot on the map to indicate your current position, surrounded by a shaded blue circle to show the location accuracy. The tracker icon will spin to indicate that tracking is turned on. 
3. After your device has obtained a GPS signal, the blue circle should become smaller, indicating improved accuracy.
4. As you move around the route, the blue dot will move to show your current position.
5. To turn tracking off, touch the tracker icon again.


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