8th Annual Assault on Blackrock

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Sat., Mar. 17

Starting at 8:00 am - Ending at 1:00 pm

8th Annual Assault on Blackrock



  • Brian Barwatt


  • 2110 Fisher Creek Road
    Sylva NC 28779


Trail running is extreme, and trail running in Sylva is no exception. How does running a seven-mile mountain trail race with 2,770 feet of elevation gain sound? Trail runners who compete in the Assault on BlackRock trail race will summit BlackRock at 5,810 feet - and that’s just the halfway point of the race. The trail race weaves through the spruce forests along the spine of the Plott Balsam Mountains on challenging gravel and dirt roads. The final summit comprises of 650 feet gain in 1/3 of a mile on steep single track.

Admission: $25

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35° 25' 20.766" / Longitude: -83° 11' 28.4496"


2110 Fisher Creek Road Sylva NC 28779

Special Directions:

Follow Fisher Creek Road in Sylva until it dead ends at gravel parking lot for Pinnacle Park. The race starts here.

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