New Shut-In website is in the works!
Due to the uncertainty of hosting events this fall because of COVID-19, the 2020 Shut-In Ridge Trail Race is tentatively set for Saturday, November 7. Once we know if the race will occur, we will put up information on our new webpage.
20th Annual DuPont Forest 12km Trail Race
**Registration is FULL at 225 runners! See waitlist info below**
We are excited to announce the date for this year’s DuPont 12K! This will be our 20th annual DuPont Forest Trail Race. We would love to have all of you back for one of Asheville’s longest standing trail races.
The race takes place Saturday, March 21st, 2020.
Start time: 10:00 AM.
Packet Pickup / Race Start / Race End location: Guion Farm Parking Area, 3045 Sky Valley Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739
Packet Pickup will begin at 8:30AM the morning of the race. There will be local coffee and food post-race.
The course takes place on a series of forest roads and single track and should be described as moderately challenging. There are a few challenging climbs. This is a great race for someone who is looking to run their first trail race or your seasoned mountain runner looking to do a fast trail race.
If you would like to be added to the waitlist, use the registration link to sign up. You won’t be charged until you get into the race. People will be selected off of the waitlist on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Address: Guion Farm Parking Area, 3045 Sky Valley Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739
From Crab Creek Road (Brevard/Hendersonville)
Turn south 0.7 miles on DuPont Road to a left on Sky Valley Road. Follow Sky Valley Road past the junction of Old CCC Road to the Guion Farm Access Area 1.6 miles on the right.
From Cedar Mountain (US-276)
Turn north 2.5 miles on Cascade Lake Road past the Corn Mill Shoals Access Area. Turn right at the DuPont State Recreational Forest sign 4.6 miles on Staton Road past the Buck Forest, Hooker Falls and Lake Imaging Access Areas. Turn right 1.6 miles on Sky Valley Road past the junction of Old CCC Road to the Guion Farm Access Area on the right.