The OCHO Adventure Race


Mar 12, 2022 at 8:30 AM

The OCHO Adventure Race

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road

Danbury NC, 27016


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Entry Fee $120
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Prize Money: yes


  • 8H

Type: Adventure/Stage Race

Participant Limit: 100

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 90%

First Year of the Event: 2022


THE OCHO – Adventure Race

Disciplines: Hiking(6-8 miles), MTB biking(12-16miles) and a second hike(3-6miles)

Teams of 1-4 will trek by foot through the state park and MTB on the trails. The objective of the race is to gather a punch from as many Check Points (unmanned flags in the woods) within the allotted 8 hours. The team with the most points in the least amount of time wins. We expect the winning team to possibly finish the full course within 6 hours.

Race pace for an adventure racer is around 4-5 miles an hour.
Again we have found a great gem in the NC State Park system to explore and invigorate our outdoor adventure. Hanging Rock is part of the Sauratown Mountains – the mountains away from the mountains. The park boasts the highest point in that system with Moore’s Knob at 2,579 feet elevation. The park has more than 20 miles of hiking trails that climb onto spectacular views and some lead to picturesque waterfalls. The single track bike trails are challenging and enjoyable. This race has No intended water section on the course, so stay dry and come get your race season off to a great start!

The 8 hour race is designed for the beginner racer who wants a taste of the longer races but over a more manageable distance. You get all experience of using a map and the physical and strategic demands that come from the off road
disciplines of ADVENTURE RACING.

Waivers: All participants must sign a Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement
Minors must race with an adult.

Check Points will be placed on natural features hill tops, stream intersections, coves or at obvious trail intersections.

The bike section will be on all different surfaces from pavement, mud hard packed trails, and gravel roads.
All bikes need to have a flashing red light visible from behind for safety.
A head lamp is required for all racers. We do not expect you to be doing any of this race in the dark however it is best in case you need them.

You will need a compass!

Race Dates: Saturday, March 12th and Sunday, March 13th
We hope to have two days, however I would like to fill Saturday first so if the Sunday date works better for you please email the race director Matthew Getz and possibly we will open that race sooner.
Bike drop opens: 6:00AM
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 A.M.
Race Briefing: 8:00 – 8;15 A.M.
Race Starts: 8:30 A.M
Race End (8 hour): 4:30 P.M.
$120 per racer


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Held on Mar 12, 2022

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