2110 Fisher Creek Road
Sylva, NC 28779
The cost is $25 to pre-register and $30 on race day.
If you have any questions contact the organizer Brian Barwatt at email@example.com Send Email
The tenth annual Assault on Blackrock trail race has been set for Saturday, March 21, 2020.
Trail running is extreme, and trail running in Sylva, North Carolina is no exception. How does running a seven-mile mountain trail race with 2,770 feet of elevation gain sound? Trail runners who compete in the Assault on Blackrock trail race will summit Blackrock at 5,810 feet- and that’s just the halfway point of the race. The trail race weaves through the spruce forests along the spine of the Plott Balsam Mountains on challenging gravel and dirt roads. The final summit comprises of 650 feet gain in 1/3 mile on steep single track.
T-shirts are included with registration for the first 100 runners, and awards will be given for top 3 male and female finishers. For those looking for an additional challenge, runners who successfully complete the Blackrock 101 Challenge will receive a belt buckle.
The proceeds from this year’s race will go benefit the Humane Society of Jackson County.
** Cupless Race: Water will be available on the course, but to limit the impact on the park and to reduce waste we ask that you provide a handheld water bottle or collapsible cup. Cups will not be available at water stations.