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Valle Crucis School
Valle Crucis , North Carolina
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26.2 marathon of the edge of extreme. 13.1 mile half-marathon on watauga river rd., rolling hills. Both courses are absolutely beautiful located deep in the NC mountains.

These two events benefit the Watauga Chapter of the American Red Cross. For details, go to our website:

Event Start Location
Valle Crucis School, Valle Crucis, NC 28691

Course Description
A marathon of the edge of Extreme. Profile on the website at:

Top three male/female for both events receive a beautifully crafted clay vase made specifically for Run for the Red by Doe Ridge Pottery. The Run for the Red logo and date is stamped on the vase. These are very unique and coveted awards. Each age group finisher will receive a large cast medallion with the Run for the Red logo.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Each rider must present a photo ID and sign a waiver in order to pick up his/her own packet.

PRIMARY Packet pickup is FRIDAY Sept. 16 at Valle Crucis Elementary School 5:00pm-8:00pm.

ALTERNATIVE Packet pickup on SATURDAY at the Start in Valle Crucis from 6:00am to 6:45am. If picking up your packet on Saturday morning, be aware of traffic delays into Valle Crucis.

Timing / Results
We use a simple clock system with bibs, tear offs and a shoot finish.

Post Race Activities
Food will be available for racers and participants only. We will have a variety of food available such as fruit, bagels, cream cheese, burgers, soft drinks, etc.

Average High 70F
Maximum High 84F
Average Low 51F
Minimum Low 33F

Start Location
Valle Crucis Elementary School
GPS Address
2998 Broadstone Road, Sugar Grove, NC, 28679
N 36 12.556 W 81 46.712

Ample parking is available at the school and attendants will direct you to your parking spot.


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