Cradle to Grave 30k

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May 11, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Cradle to Grave 30k

11250 Pisgah Hwy

Pisgah National Forest NC, 28768

USA

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Entry Fee $45
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $80
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

  • 10K
  • 30K

Type: Trail

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2018

Description:

30k – Come enjoy 18.6 miles of trail running in the birthplace of modern forestry! The fourth annual Cradle to Grave 30k starts and finishes at the Cradle of Forestry, located just south of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Sliding Rock. You will run out the lush Pink Beds trail past fields of wildflowers and beaver ponds, cross creeks on bridges and rocks, move along forest service roads in the heart of Pisgah National Forest, and climb up to one of the most unvisited and spectacular views of pristine forest land available. The return trip will utilize several different trails, each with their own unique topography, beauty, and characteristics. After race lunch and entertainment will be provided. 10k – The Cradle to Grave 10k starts and finishes at the Cradle of Forestry, located just south of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Sliding Rock. The Cradle to Grave 10k course utilizes part of the existing 30k course and will have you running the Pink Beds Loop Trail past fields of wildflowers and beaver ponds, while crossing creeks on bridges and rocks. After race lunch and entertainment will be provided.

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Event Dates

Held on May 11, 2019

Held on May 12, 2018

Held on May 13, 2017

Held on May 14, 2016

Held on May 16, 2015

Held on May 17, 2014

Held on May 18, 2013

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