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Grayson Highlands Half Marathon Trail Race

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Length

11.4 Miles 18.3 Kilometers

89%

Runnable

Elevation

1,817' 554 m

Ascent

-1,754' -535 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

5,072' 1,546 m

High

4,215' 1,285 m

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Grayson Highlands Half Marathon Trail Race in Grayson Highlands State Park.

Victor Mariano

Overview

Grayson Highlands is Virginia's third largest state park and the HIGHEST state park in Virginia. The park is best known for beautiful views and wild ponies that live in the highlands. It is also one of the few remaining places in the south where Fraser Fir trees still grow.
Features: Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers

Need to Know

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/grayson-highlands#general_information

Runner Notes

Bring a camera and take some pictures of the amazing views in the Grayson Highlands.

Description

The course runs over Little Pinnacle or Haw Orchard Mountain, elevation 5,089 feet, making it the HIGHEST race in Virginia!

The trails are beautiful. But don't be fooled, they are anything but smooth and easy, with some very technical sections.
Runners will have a view of Mt. Rogers, the HIGHEST point in Virginia.

Wilburn Ridge - An epic scramble through giant boulders with amazing views.

Flora & Fauna

Amazing rhododendron tree tunnels and wild ponies.

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May 5, 2018
Keli Ann Gajewski
May 7, 2017
Kris Lovingood
May 6, 2017
Mandy Abercrombie
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