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 course will challenge you and your friends with tough legs and reward you with stories to last a lifetime. Choose from the original 200-mile course or the shorter 135-mile course with your team of 8 or 12 participants.
The 200-mile course begins at the Pink Beds Trail Loop picnic area just outside of Brevard, NC In the Pisgah National Forest. Teams of 12 or “ultra” teams of 6 make their way through 36 legs and finish at Nantahala Outdoor Center.
The 135-mile course begins at the Jackson County Recreation Complex in Cullowhee, NC. Teams of 8 or “ultra” teams of 4 make their way through 24 legs and also finish at Nantahala Outdoor Center.
Each relay team member will run between 3 and 6 legs of varying lengths and difficulty and will cover an average total distance of 18-20 miles of the race.
Race Information & Registration: Please visit Smoky Mountain Relay’s webpage for more information on registration and pricing. Registration is now open for 2020!
April 24 - 25