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Can I register on race day?
You can register race day if we don't sell out! Visit registration/ packet pickup table prior to race start.
Can I walk the course?
All participants must meet the requirements of completing all distances before course closure (see COURSE page for time limits). If you can not finish within time limits, we can't guarantee course support—which is paramount for your safety. Aid stations and medical support, will start to become unavailable to participants. The race organizers will may ask you to reroute to a shorter version of the course or DNF.
How can I check to see if I am registered?
Select "More" tab in Runsignup. Select "Participant Tracking" tab and enter your name.
What are the weather conditions?
Oct in North Carolina is usually perfect for running. Average October Temperatures: Low 47° / High 68°. But be warned heat can be an issue. Temps could be in the 80s. Sunrise 7:19 AM / Sunset 6:55 PM
Can I run with a friend?
No pacing or companion runners allowed. Unregistered runners are not allowed. Anyone running as a bandit will be disqualified from this and future races.
Do I have to wear my bib?
Numbers must be worn on the front and be clearly visible at all times.
Will the trail be well marked and visible with directional arrows?
The trails will be heavily marked by the race director.
Can I switch distances?
You can switch distances at any time prior to race day. 40 Mile Runners have the option to switch down to the marathon during the event (at approximately the 12 mile mark is the 40 turnoff).
Where are the Special Needs bag locations for the 40 mile participants?
We will deliver a Special Needs bags of yours (you provide bag and supplies) on the course at 2 locations. Special Needs Bag Locations:
Where can I throw away any trash?
Trash receptacles, Porta Johns, medical and hydration/nutrition will be available at specific locations. No littering on the trail. Anyone littering on the trail will risk disqualification from this and future races.
Can I pick up my friend/team packet?
You may pick up a packet for your friend, relay teammate, or the entire team.