SOUTHCLIFF BLACK & BLUE CLASSIC
AUGUST 31 - 9 AM
Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the trails and hills of Southcliff, the great food from Laurie's Catering and tasty beer from Wicked Weed. If you didn't make it this year, it's ok, we will be back again in 2014. If you did race, you will find results below.
The Southcliff Black & Blue Classic returns with a new date, Saturday, August 31, 2013 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 and beer, 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.
Online registration has closed but we will be accepting entries on race morning beginning at 7:00 AM at Southcliff.
BLACK (6.5 Miles)
- Early entry (June 13 - July 6) - $30
- Regular entry (July 7 - August 9) - $35
- August 10 - August 31 - $40
BLUE (2.6 Miles)
- Early entry (June 13 - July 6) - $20
- Regular entry (July 7 - August 9) - $25
- August 10 - August 31 - $30
Packet Pickup/Late Registration
Saturday, August 31 – 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.
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
Short sleeve, technical T-shirts are guaranteed to all Black and Blue participants who register by August 14.
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 email@example.com.