Sassafras Struggle 8k

February 01, 2020

Come run the hardest 8k race of your life!  From the Rocky Bottom Retreat and Conference Center we will climb 5 miles to the HIGHEST PEAK in South Carolina! Sassafras Mountain stands at 3,554 feet above sea level and edges the North/South Carolina state line border! This will serve as the toughest road race in the state and you will get a front row view of the most beautiful overlooks in the entire state as you reach the lookout tower! 


We started at the bottom, now we here! 


Course Map Here

This is a Road Race

Date: February 1st 2020 @ 10:00am

Place: Rocky Bottom, SC

Directions:  123 Hancock Rd, Sunset, SC 29685

Cost: $20 early Bird Pricing for 24 Hours Only


Shuttles will be available and will depart every 10 minutes from the Sassafras mountain top back down the Rocky Bottom Retreat and Conference Center.


AWARD DIVISIONS: Overall Top 3 males and females
Top 3 Age Group M&F divisions:









The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]



Sassafras Struggle

February 01, 2020 (Saturday) - 10:00
Vertical Race
8 kilometers
3,554 feet
Road Mountain Solo