Race to the Rock - 5K Run

Sun August 15, 2021 Chimney Rock, NC 28720 US Directions


7:30AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT
Best View Motel
504 Main Street
Chimney Rock, NC US 28720


End the race weekend on a high note, literally! Starting at the Best View Motel on the west side of Chimney Rock Village, the course takes you through the entrance of Chimney Rock State Park and climbs up the switchback road ending at the base of the Rock with a stunning 75 Mile panoramic view of the Hickory Nut Gorge and Lake Lure.


Event News

Due to spotty internet service - online registration will be available only until 11:59pm on Thursday (8/12).

Registration will still be available at the race start location on Sunday (8/15) from 6am - 7:15am

Register by July 28, 2021 to guarantee yourself a shirt

At the finish line for Athletes:

*2021 Commemorative t-shirt
*Iced neck towel
Post race food items are provided courtesy of the Chimney Rock VFD Auxiliary & the Mountain Rock immediately following the races.
Recognition Ceremony

NOTE on Race Shirts:

Participants will be able to choose between a heather gray shirt or a red shirt.
Click on the tabs at the left and check out both shirts.


Packet Pick-Up

When: Sunday, August 15th - 6:00 am - 7:15 am

Packet Pick up/Registration:  Old Rock Cafe - 431 Main St.- Chimney Rock

Run Start: 7:30 am from the Best View Motel

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