The High Mountain Half marathon is the perfect fall race to escape the high temps of the lower elevations and plan a cool, relaxing destination race vacation. It is also a great training race for a fall marathon. The half marathon course is a point to point race where runners will be bussed from Blue Ridge High School starting at 5am for a cool, crisp 6:30am start time. Runners will be surrounded by beautiful cedar and pine trees as they wind down the porter mountain road and into the town of Pinetop/Lakeside finishing up at Blue Ridge High School track. There will be plenty of Pre race activities on Friday night as well as fun family activities at the finish line an evening festivities around town.
Athletes will transported by bus to the start line, which is located on forest road 3144