Registration

Participant Registration

Advanced Registration for our 2018 event is through Brown Paper Tickets. Participants can also register in person on September 29th at the Hanging Rock Visitor’s Center. However, people that register the day of, aren’t guaranteed a t-shirt or other challenge swag.

Please pick which opportunity to register for either the hiking challenge or the trail running challenge.

Hiking Challenge

Registration Deadline to receive a T-Shirt is August 31 at 5pm.

River to Rock is the premier single day hiking challenge in North Carolina. The event offers a strenuous 10 mile world class trail route that will test participants to summit the five major peaks of Hanging Rock State Park, including Peak 1 Moore’s Knob, Peak 2 House Rock, Peak 3 Cook’s Wall, Peak 4 Wolf Rock and Peak 5 Hanging Rock. All participants should report to the Event START/FINISH location at the Hanging Rock State Park Visitor’s Center Parking Lot on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

CHECK IN for the HIKING CHALLENGE portion is scheduled from 8:30am until 10:15am. ALL Hiking participants are required to begin no earlier than 9:30am (after the Runners) and no later than 10:30am, NO EXCEPTIONS. ADVANCED REGISTRATION is $25 per person and ends on Friday, September 21 at 5 pm. Day of Registration is $35 per person. The HIKING CHALLENGE for the 2018 River to Rock Challenge will be limited to the first 500 participants to sign up, whether Advanced or Day of.
ALL PARTICIPANTS will be required to sign a waiver the day of the event before participating.

Participants Registering before August 31st at 5pm will receive an event t-shirt. All participants will receive a pre/post-hike beverages, fruit and swag bag. Participants who complete the challenge will join a select group of hikers who have completed this single day hiking challenge.

Dog registration is $15 per dog, and can be completed by calling 336-593-8159. 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.

**WE STONGLY ENCOURAGE CARPOOLING, AS PARKING SPACE IS LIMITED**

THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE (Unless Directed by Stokes Emergency Services to cancel due to natural disaster)

NO REFUNDS! (Unless cancelled under direction of Stokes Emergency Services)

Hanging Rock State Park is located at 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury, NC and is the 2012 North Carolina State Park of the Year with over 7,000 acres of hiking trails, waterfalls, lake/beach/bathhouse, campground/cabins, Visitors center, and Dan River access.

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Trail Running Challenge

 Registration Deadline to receive a T-Shirt is August 31 at 5pm.

River to Rock is the premier trail running peak challenge in North Carolina. The event offers a strenuous 10 mile world class trail route that will test participants to summit the five major peaks of Hanging Rock State Park, including Peak 1 Moore’s Knob, Peak 2 House Rock, Peak 3 Cook’s Wall, Peak 4 Wolf Rock, and Peak 5 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. All participants should report to the Event START/FINISH location at the Hanging Rock State Park Visitor’s Center Parking Lot on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

CHECK IN for the Trail Running Challenge portion is scheduled from 8am until 8:45am. ALL Trail Running participants are required to begin promptly at 9am. Advance Registration is $25 per person and ends on Friday, September 21 at 5 pm. Day of Registration is $35 per person.

Participants Registering before August 31st at 5pm will receive an event t-shirt. All participants will receive a pre/post-hike beverages, fruit and swag bag. Participants who complete the challenge will join a select group of hikers who have completed this single day hiking challenge.

NO DOGS will be allowed on the Trail Running portion of the River to Rock Challenge.

**WE STONGLY ENCOURAGE CARPOOLING, AS PARKING SPACE IS LIMITED**

THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE (Unless Directed by Stokes Emergency Services to cancel due to natural disaster)

NO REFUNDS! (Unless cancelled under direction of Stokes Emergency Services)

Hanging Rock State Park is located at 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury, NC and is the 2012 North Carolina State Park of the Year with over 7,000 acres of hiking trails, waterfalls, lake/beach/bathhouse, campground/cabins, visitors center, and Dan River access.
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Click Here to visit the Brown Paper Tickets event page.

Information for both events

PARKING is at the Stokes County Government Center 
(Parking Permits are for runners and dog participants ONLY)

YVEDDI Shuttle will run from 8 am to 10 am from Stokes Government Center to Dan River Co. and from 12 pm to 5 pm from Dan River Co. to Stokes Gov. Center.

WATER STATION / COMFORT STOP Located at Hanging Rock Parking lot between Indian Creek and Hanging Rock trailheads

FOOD TRUCKS will be available for participants to purchase meals after the challenge

THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE (Unless Directed by Stokes Emergency Services to cancel due to natural disaster)

NO REFUNDS!  (Unless cancelled under direction of Stokes Emergency Services)

Hanging Rock State Park is located at 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury, NC and is the 2012 North Carolina State Park of the Year with over 7,000 acres of hiking trails, waterfalls, lake/beach/bathhouse, campground/cabins, visitors center, and Dan River access.

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