Apr 28, 2023 at 5:00 AM

Smoky Mountain Relay

1600 Pisgah Hwy

Pisgah Forest NC, 28768


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Entry Fee $1680
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 208M

Type: Relay

Participant Limit: 720

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 2171

High Point: 5546

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 25%

First Year of the Event: 2009


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.

The 208-mile course begins at the Pisgah Forest Visitor Center just outside of Brevard, NC in the Pisgah National Forest. Teams of 12, 9 or “ultra” teams of 6 make their way through 36 legs and finish at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City, NC.

Are you ready to #getoffyourasphalt?


Smoky Mountain Relay runner
Smoky Mountain Relay team
Smoky Mountain Relay runner with mountain view


Past Event Dates

Held on Apr 28, 2023

Held on Apr 29, 2022

Held on Apr 24, 2020

Held on Apr 26, 2019

Held on Apr 28, 2018

Held on Apr 29, 2017

Held on Apr 23, 2016

Held on Apr 17, 2015

Held on Apr 25, 2014

Held on Apr 19, 2013

Held on Apr 20, 2012

Held on May 13, 2011