August 10th, 2019
We are proud to announce the date for the 2nd annual Crowders Ridgeline Ruckus! We are working hard to make this a great race experience for everyone. So mark your calendars and keep August 10 open! Registration opens on March 8, 2019 on ultrasignup.com. If you have any questions or comments, please let us know. We look forward to seeing you there!
Are you ready for great views and challenging trails? If so, Crowders Ridgeline Ruckus is for you. Our 10k is a perfect first trail race for those looking to see what the buzz is all about. Our 25k will be a great middle distance race with increased elevation for those wishing to push themselves a little further. Both distances offer varied terrain and climbs that are sure to challenge. The race is permitted by the State of North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Division of Parks and Recreation.
Both courses are modified out and backs.
Approximately 1100 feet of vertical gain
Approximately 2200 feet of elevation change
Course consists of 4.6 miles of single-track trail and 1.6 miles of old gravel road bed
25K: Approximately 3000 feet of vertical gain
Approximately 6000 feet of elevation change
Course consists of 13.6 miles of single-track trail and 1.6 miles of old gravel road bed
10K: There will be one (1) aid station for the 10K located at the 3 mile distance. This aid station will have a minimum of water, Gatorade.
25K: There will be Three (3) aid stations for the 25K located at the following distances.
3.0 miles – minimum of water and Gatorade
7.5 miles – water, Gatorade, assorted soft drinks, pretzels, trail mix, PB&J sandwiches, etc…
12.0 miles – minimum of water and Gatorade
All entrants will receive a custom t-shirt and a variety of cool gear.
All finishers will receive a custom finishers medal. 1st and 2nd place male and female in both distances will receive a custom award.