The Great Balsam Adventure Race

Do you have what it takes? Test your endurance and abilities by traversing the beautiful terrain of NC’s Jackson County by foot, bike and canoe while competing against some of the greatest athletes in the country. Start training now and experience the adventurous and challenging Great Balsam Adventure Race. The race will be held on August 11-12, 2018 and teams of racers from the region and around the country will come to compete. Participants will challenge themselves by trekking, mountain biking, and canoeing through the inspiring rivers and ridgetops of Jackson County, NC. in 12 and 24 hour long endurance races. Additionally, a 24 hour relay race will be offered for teams of runners and cyclists new to the sport of adventure racing. Race registration will range from $100-$200 per racer depending on the length of race and early-registration incentives (less for relay teams). Discounts will also be offered for active duty military members and active first-responders. The post-race celebration will include craft beer from the county’s most popular local breweries. Details and registration information will be available at www.darkridgeracing.com in early 2018.

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