C’mon and Get Your Race On – Trail Town Challenge
April 29 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Trail Town Challenge is sanctioned by the USATF with five races in one! A 5K, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon, and Ultra. All races will begin and end at the Damascus Town Park Gazebo and travel on the world famous Virginia Creeper Trail going toward Whitetop Mountain. Each race will turn around at the designated check point with the 35 mile Ultra turning around at Whitetop Station. Enjoy beautiful mountain views and creek side scenery while running through the National Forest!
5K–fast and flat, out and back
10K–gradual couple hundred feet of climbing from 2.5km to the 5km turnaround
1/2 Marathon–gradual 500 feet of climbing from 2.5km to 10.54km turnaround
Marathon–gradual 1093 feet of climbing from 2.5km to 21.08 km turnaround
35 mile Ultra- 2100-2200′ of climbing from Damascus to Whitetop