This is a "point-to-point" trail race along the rugged New River section of the Cumberland Trail (CT). The race will start at the CT's Cave Branch trailhead and follow 90%+ single-track trail to finish at Cove Lake state park. It is a challenging course with over 7000 feet of elevation gain! This course crosses the high point of the Cumberland Trail, Cross Mountain, at over 3000?. Be prepared - the climb up Cross Mountain is steep and will be slow! A shuttle ride will be provided from Cove Lake park to the start and will take at least 45 minutes. A tentative time to leave Cove lake state park is 6:00 a.m. for an approximate 7:00 a.m. start from the Cumberland trail Cave Branch trail head.
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