2015 Reach the Peaks Trail Running Challenge
Reach the Peaks is the premier trail running peak challenge in North Carolina. The event offers a strenuous 11 mile world class trail route that will test participants to summit the five major peaks of Hanging Rock State Park, including Moore's Knob, Cook's Wall, House Rock, Wolf Rock, and Hanging Rock. THIS EVENT IS NOT A RACE. A Timer will be located at the START/FINISH line, but all trail running participants are responsible to record their own time. All participants should report to the Event START/FINISH location at the Hanging Rock State Park Visitor's Center Parking Lot on Saturday, September 26, 2015. CHECK IN for the Trail Running Challenge portion is scheduled from 7am until 8:15am. ALL Trail Running participants are required to begin promptly at 8:30am. Advance Registration is $25 per person and ends on Friday, August 28 at 5 pm. Day of Registration is $35 per person. Advance Registration will receive an event t-shirt, stainless steel water bottle, water/fruit, trail map, post-hike meal/beverage, and trail safety team sweeps. Day of Registration will receive water/fruit, trail map, post-hike meal/beverage, and trail safety team sweeps. Day of Registrants are not guaranteed a water bottle, but we will make every effort to provide one. NO WATER will be available on the route, but will be available for participants at CHECK IN. Participants who complete the challenge will receive a specially created embroidered patch, and join a select group of trail runners who have completed this challenge. NO DOGS will be allowed on the Trail Running portion of the Reach the Peaks Challenge.
THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE (Unless Directed by Stokes Emergency Services to cancel due to natural disaster)
NO REFUNDS! (Unless cancelled under direction of Stokes Emergency Services)
Triad Outdoor Painters will be capturing the day through paintings that will be exhibited the month of October in the Visitors Center, with a reception scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 11 from 4pm to 6pm.
Hanging Rock State Park is located at 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury, NC and is the 2012 North Carolina State Park of the Year with over 7,000 acres of hiking trails, waterfalls, lake/beach/bathhouse, campground/cabins, visitors center, and Dan River access.
Hanging Rock State Park (View)
1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC 27016
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|