DATE: Saturday, November 15, 2014
PLACE: Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area
3451 Rocky Face Church Road
Hiddenite, NC 28636
RACE DISTANCE: 50K – Race starts at 8:30 AM
FEE: $25 if postmarked by November 5, 2014. There is an additional $10 fee for late registrations, including race day. The cost of Rocky 50K race shirt is not included in the registration fee. Please add $10 to registration cost if you would like a race shirt.
Make checks payable to Alexander County. No refunds. Mail check and completed entry form to:
621 Liledoun Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681
COURSE: The 50K course is very rocky and hilly. It travels up Grindstone Trail, Hollow Rock Trail, and the new and brutal Stairway to Heaven Trail which has almost 600 feet of climb in one half mile. The 50K course is 5 loops around the trails. This is a very beautiful and challenging course.
AWARDS: Special awards go to the top 3 overall males and females. All finishers will receive a custom finisher medal. Awards will be presented as you finish. There are no age group awards.
PACKET PICK-UP: Race numbers and shirts may be picked up at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area (3451 Rocky Face Church Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636) on Friday, November 14, 2014 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM and on the morning of Saturday, November 15, 2014.
Late registrations will also be accepted at that time. Race day registration will be available at the picnic shelter starting at 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM on Saturday, November 15, 2014.
DIRECTIONS TO ROCKY FACE MOUNTAIN RECREATIONAL AREA: From U.S. 64 East (from Taylorsville) turn left onto Millersville Road or from U.S. 64 West (from Statesville) take a right onto Millersville Road and travel to the stop sign. Take a left onto Highway 90 and then a right onto White Plains Road. Travel to the stop sign and take a right onto Rocky Springs Road. Turn left onto Rocky Face Church Road. The Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area will be located to your right.
FREE ROCK CLIMBING
Rock Dimensions will be the certified guide
9:00-11:00 Rock Climbing, 11:00-1:00 Rappelling
All the climbing equipment is provided. Participants should wear comfortable clothing suitable for the activity, bring water, snacks, sunscreen and camera.
Ages: 8 and older
Liability forms must be signed.
Download Rocky Face Rock Climbing Forms
Rock Dimensions, Inc. Participant Agreement, Release And Assumption Of Risk
Parent/Guardian signatures are required for anyone under the age of 18 years old.
Pre-registration is recommended…there is a limited number of spaces for each session. Park visitors may sign up the day of the event IF space is available.
TO REGISTER FOR ROCK CLIMBING CLASSES, email firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR RACE INFORMATION, email
Rick French, Race Director