SOUTHCLIFF BLACK & BLUE CLASSIC
SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 - 9 AM
The Southcliff Black & Blue Classic returns with a new date, Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 9:00am. Runners who have raced at Southcliff before can expect much of the same as past years, with unique courses on private roads and trails, amazing views, post-race lunch from Lauri's Catering and beer from Wicked Weed, and the most generous awards in the area.
The race names are based on ski slope classifications. The Black Course is the hardest at 6.5 miles while the easier Blue Course is 2.6 miles. Both courses feature the first mile on road with the remained on the groomed trails that wind through the Southcliff community.
The Black Race will start at 9:00 AM and the Blue Race at 9:05 AM at the gatehouse.
The event is capped at 100 runners per race.
Registration is now open.
BLACK (6.5 Miles)
- Early entry (March 1 - May 31) - $30
- Regular entry (June 1 - July 31) - $35
- Late entry (August 1 - September 13) - $40
BLUE (2.6 Miles)
- Early entry (March 1 - May 31) - $20
- Regular entry (June 1 - July 31) - $25
- Late entry (August 1 - September 13) - $30
Packet Pickup/Late Registration
Saturday, September 13 – 7:00-8:45 a.m. - Southcliff Sales Office
Entry fees are non-refundable. Runners may request a 50% credit towards the 2014 race through IM Athlete.
Runners may transfer their entry to another runner by completing the Transfer Form. The deadline for this is September 5, 2014.
The race will utilize chip timing. Chips must be worn on your shoe in order for you to receive a time.
Click HERE to download the Black Course map.
Click HERE to download the Black Course Elevation profile
Click HERE to download the Blue Course map.
Click HERE to download the Blue Course Elevation profile
Long sleeve, 50/50 T-shirts are guaranteed to all Black and Blue participants who register by August 29.
Sizes: Men's Small through X-Large; Women's Small through X-Large
Race parking will be in the Southcliff community near the main lodge. Volunteers will be there to direct you upon your arrival.
Southcliff is located approximately 5 miles from Downtown Asheville on Highway 74.
Please email general race questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.