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Fontandango 10 miler, 50k, 50 Miler, and 50k Relay

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Length

9.6 Miles 15.5 Kilometers

88%

Runnable

80%

Singletrack

Elevation

1,574' 480 m

Ascent

-1,568' -478 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

2,410' 735 m

High

1,657' 505 m

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A multi-distance event on a loop course: 10 mile race (1 loop), 50k race & relay (3 loops), and 50 mile (5 loops).

Victor Mariano

Overview

This race has scenic views of Fontana Dam and the surrounding mountains of Smoky Mountains National Park.
Features: Lake — River/Creek

Need to Know

Runners in the 50k and 50 mile races may set up a “drop bag” at the start finish area. Runners will return to this area every 10 miles, before beginning the route again and can access their drop bags and support team.

Runner Notes

There are three well stocked aid stations located along the course route.

Description

This 10-mile loop is made up of primarily well-maintained singletrack trail, with a mixture of rolling hills, and short steep climbs on the property of Fontana Village Resort in Fontana Dam, NC.

History & Background

Fontana Village Resort maintains over twenty miles of hiking and mountain biking trails in the mountains surrounding the Village. The trail system at Fontana Village Resort also connects to USFS trails in the Nantahala National Forest, the Appalachian Trail and the Benton MacKaye Trail which traverses some of the most rugged terrain of the southern Appalachian mountains.

Contacts

Local Club: Run 828 Foundation

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