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100 Miles
50 Miles
downtown
Brevard, North Carolina
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Starting and ending in beautiful downtown Brevard, North Carolina, the Looking Glass Tour will lead riders on a fully guided and supported tour of some Transylvania County's finest roads! Chip timing with King of the Mountain segments, fully supported rest stops with medical and mechanical, and SAG wagons.

The 100 mile route will warm racers up on picturesque valley roads before starting the famed climb up Highway 215. After crossing the Blue Ridge Parkway, they'll descend Highway 215 into the back side of Waynesville, turn right onto Highway 276 and begin their climb back up to the Blue Ridge Parkway. A nice descent past Looking Glass & the Falls on HIghway 276 leads to a short cool down on valley roads before finishing in Downtown Brevard.

The 50 mile tour warms riders up on easy valley roads before heading up the eastern part of Highway 276 towards Cedar Mountain. Riders will cut through the roads of Dupont State Forest before making their way down Crab Creek Road to Jeter Mountain Road and then back into down Brevard via Old Highway 64.


Event Start Location
downtown Brevard

Course Description
Starting and ending in beautiful downtown Brevard, North Carolina, the Looking Glass Tour will lead riders on a fully guided and supported tour of some Transylvania County's finest roads! Chip timing with King of the Mountain segments, fully supported rest stops with medical and mechanical, and SAG wagons.

The 100 mile route will warm racers up on picturesque valley roads before starting the famed climb up Highway 215. After crossing the Blue Ridge Parkway, they'll descend Highway 215 into the back side of Waynesville, turn right onto Highway 276 and begin their climb back up to the Blue Ridge Parkway. A nice descent past Looking Glass & the Falls on HIghway 276 leads to a short cool down on valley roads before finishing in Downtown Brevard.

The 50 mile tour warms riders up on easy valley roads before heading up the eastern part of Highway 276 towards Cedar Mountain. Riders will cut through the roads of Dupont State Forest before making their way down Crab Creek Road to Jeter Mountain Road and then back into down Brevard via Old Highway 64.


Awards
Medals will be awarded 3 deep in all age categories for both male and female. One King of the Mountain will be awarded for the entire race.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Registration packet pickup begins race morning at 7am. Early packet pickup will be available on Friday from 6-8pm.

Timing / Results
Chip Timing! King of the Mountain segments. Time clock, Awesome Rest Stops with medical and mechanical assistance, SAG Wagons, Post Race Meal, Well Marked Route, Restrooms, and so much more.

Post Race Activities
Each rider will receive tickets for food. Additional will be available for purchase and for spectators. Massage will also be available for $1/minute.
 
 

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 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
 Carolina Triathlon  Greenville SC 34.1 Miles store info
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