7th Annual Assault on Blackrock

Mar. 18, 2017 8:00 am
Mar. 18, 2017 5:00 pm

7th Annual Assault on Blackrock


7th Annual Assault on Blackrock

2110 Fisher Creek Road

Sylva, NC 28779


Contact:Brian Barwatt

Latitude: 35° 25' 20.766"

Longitude: -83° 11' 28.4496"



Business: (828) 506-2802

Admission Information



rail 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.