Jun 04, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Black Fly in My Eye Trail Run and Relay

1 Mt. Washington Auto Road

Gorham NH, 03581

United States

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Entry Fee $35
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $65
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 15K
  • 5K

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 200

Starting Elevation: 1600

High Point: 2050

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2007


Immerse yourself in the extraordinary views of the Great Gulf Wilderness while you tackle single track, muddy bogs, carriage roads, and a river crossing in this trail running race that’s 100%, New Hampshire. The 15K course at the base of Mount Washington is made up of three loops; run in sequential order. Each loop has its own unique character. Fun for experienced trail runners and the novice, teams or individuals, the Black Fly run and relay is New Hampshire’s premiere trail running race. Registration includes a post-event barbecue, awards ceremony, and prizes!

REGISTRATION: Race as an individual or team of 3. Option to do just the first loop 5k. Entry fee includes post-race BBQ for race participants. All are encouraged to bring their own seating for the awards/BBQ.

There’s a Black Fly in My Eye meets American Trail Running Association’s event standards! For more information click here.

COURSE INFO: The 10-mile course at the base of Mount Washington is made up of three loops; run in sequential order. Each loop has its own unique character:

Loop 1; the North Loop is mostly winding and rolling carriage roads with spectacular scenery.
Loop 2; the Aqueduct Loop is the most rugged and has a rocky trail surface with stream crossings and boggy sections.
Loop 3; the West Loop features an amazing mixture of carriage roads and single-track with an exciting river crossing.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Jun 04, 2022

Held on Jun 12, 2021

Held on Jun 13, 2020

Held on Jun 08, 2019

Held on Jun 09, 2018

Held on Jun 10, 2017

Held on Jun 04, 2016

Held on Jun 06, 2015

Held on Jun 07, 2014

Held on Jun 08, 2013

Held on Jun 09, 2012

Held on Jun 11, 2011

Held on Jun 26, 2010

Held on Jun 27, 2009

Held on Jun 28, 2008

Held on Jun 30, 2007

Held on Jun 25, 2006

Event Results

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