35 East Main Street, Franklin, NC
The Naturalist - Epic 50K, 25K is a Running race in Franklin, North Carolina consisting of a 25K and 50K Trail Run.
Come explore the same trails that William Bartram, The Naturalist, ventured on in the late 1700's. This ultimate 25 / 50k will cover some of the most challenging ground in the Southeast. Runners will leave from downtown Franklin, NC at 8am and run to the Wallace Branch trailhead on the Bartram Trail. Here runners will start the brutal climb that ultimately leads to Wayah Bald. From the Wallace Branch trail head to the top of Wayah Bald is approximately 11 miles where the 25k will end. The 25k willl have over 7000' of climbing during this grueling mountain race!
Outdoor 76 will host the post race meal, music all day,
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