RIDE: • The Hardest Bicycle Hill Climb in the South is 9.25-miles, with 3,200 feet of ascending, an average grade of 5.9 percent with a maximum pitch of 17.5 percent. • 10AM start
RUN: • The Hardest Running Hill Climb in the South is 3.7 miles, with 1,300 feet of ascending. • Noon start
DUATHLON: • Bike AND Run • Prizes for best combined times in for both races. • No transition or downhill racing. • Run will not begin until cyclist return to Watson Gap Pavilion.
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• The course is a completely closed, buttery smooth road with incredible scenery around every bend. • Your friends and family can watch from anywhere on the course and meet you at the finish.
• Cyclists are free to ride down from the finish. • This year we will have shuttles available to drive runners back to the start. • Our post-race party has become the biggest attraction, with food beer and this year live music at the gorgeous Watson Gap pavilion. • Plus, everyone gets an awesome race t-shirt!