Advanced Registration Has Ended

Advanced registration has ended. Day of registration will begin for the trail running portion at 7am on Sept 26 with the run starting at 8:30 am. Unlimited spaces remain for day of trail running registration.

Day of registration for the hiking portion begins at 8:30 am on Sept 26 with a staggered start from 9am to 10:30 am. 200 spaces remain for day of registration of hiking.

2015 Registration

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Registration for our 2015 event on September 26th is through Brown Paper Tickets. This year we have two challenges: a hiking challenge and a trail running challenge.

Hiking Challenge

Reach the Peaks is the premier single day hiking challenge in North Carolina.  The event offers a strenuous 11 mile world class trail route that will test participants to summit the five major peaks of Hanging Rock State Park, including Moore’s Knob, Cook’s Wall, House Rock, Wolf Rock, and Hanging Rock.  Advance Registration is $25 per person and ends on Friday, August 28th at 5 pm. Day of Registration is $35 per person.  The Hiking Portion of the 2015 Reach the Peaks Challenge will be limited to the first 500 participants to sign up, whether Advance or Day of.  Advance Registration will receive an event t-shirt, stainless steel water bottle, water, trail map, post-hike meal/beverage, and trail safety team sweeps.  Day of Registration will receive water/fruit, trail map, post-hike meal/beverage, and trail safety team sweeps.  Participants who complete the challenge will receive a specially created embroidered patch, and join a select group of hikers who have completed this single day hiking challenge. Dog registration is $15 per dog, with each receiving a Reach the Peaks bandana (and patch should they complete the hike).  Only well-behaved dogs welcomed, with ALL dogs required to be on a leash throughout the entire event. Dog participants must bring documentation of most recent rabies vaccine and bordetella vaccine.

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Trail Running Challenge

Reach the Peaks is the premier trail running peak challenge in North Carolina.  The event offers a strenuous 11 mile world class trail route that will test participants to summit the five major peaks of Hanging Rock State Park, including Moore’s Knob, Cook’s Wall, House Rock, Wolf Rock, and Hanging Rock.  THIS EVENT IS NOT A RACE. A Timer will be located at the START/FINISH line, but all trail running participants are responsible to record their own time. Advance Registration is $25 per person and ends on Friday, August 28 at 5 pm. Day of Registration on September 26th is $35 per person.  Advance Registration will receive an event t-shirt, stainless steel water bottle, water/fruit, trail map, post-hike meal/beverage, and trail safety team sweeps.  Participants who complete the challenge will receive a specially created embroidered patch, and join a select group of trail runners who have completed this challenge. NO DOGS will be allowed on the Trail Running portion of the Reach the Peaks Challenge.

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For more information visit our REGISTRATION page

 

Art Reception on 10/17

Reach the Peaks Art Reception at Hanging Rock Visitor’s Center Fri. 10/17

You are invited to attend the opening reception at the Hanging Rock Visitor’s Center on Friday, October 17th from 5:30-8pm. Original Paintings of Famous Hanging Rock Landmarks by Triad Outdoor Painters.
Featuring: Carole Bryant, Anne Kiefaber, Dolly Manion, Andrea Morrison, Amy Queen, Craig Richards and George Walker
RTP Art Reception

Top 40 runners times

2014_runner_timesReach The Peaks is a Hike at your own pace Challenge to Conquer 11 Miles of Trails and 5 Peaks. Some like to keep up with their personal bests and know how they do from year to year. Listed here are the Top 40 fastest to complete the challenge before Noon. (Times recorded at Check In and Finish of Challenge, start times may vary) Join us again September 26, 2015 to better your personal best and challenge your friend & family to join you at#reachthepeaks

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