By guest blogger – Dylan Parker Watters, student at Warren Wilson College.
Calling all runners, hikers, and nature lovers to come on out to the 13th Annual Dupont Forest 12k Trail Race on March 30th. The race is sponsored by local Asheville company Jus’ Running and benefits the Dupont State Forest and its 10,400 acres of forest featuring four major waterfalls on the Little River and Grassy Creek. Start the Spring season off on the right foot with some great outdoor adventuring.
Location: DuPont State Forest, between Brevard and Hendersonville, NC
Date: March 30, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM
Distance: 12K = 7.4 miles
Take I-26 to Asheville Airport Exit 40, and take highway 280 to Pisgah Forest. Turn left on US 64 in Pisgah Forest. Travel east on US 64 for 3.7 miles to Marathon station in Penrose. Turn right on Crab Creek Road and continue 4.3 miles and turn right on Dupont Road. Go approximately .5 mile, then left on Sky Valley Road. Go approximately 2 miles to parking lot on right hand side. Registration, packet pick-up, and race start are all here.
March 29, 2013 Mail or in person – download the DuPont Entry Form 2013 and drop off/mail to:
523 Merrimon Ave.
Asheville, NC 28804
By March 28, 2013 online at: www.imathlete.com/events/2013dupontforest12k
$30 for pre-registered runners
$35 for day of race registration
1st three overall male and female; 1st masters overall male and female; 1st three in each age group: 14 & under, 15-18. 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over