Cradle to Grave 30k & 10k Race
May 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm$40 – $85
30k begins at 8am, 10k begins at 8:40am, both in front of the Cradle of Forestry’s Forest Discovery Center.
The Cradle to Grave 10k course utilizes part of the existing 30k course, as well as the Pink Beds Loop Trail, past fields of wildflowers and beaver ponds, while crossing creeks on bridges and rocks.
The Cradle to Grave 30k Trail Race course utilizes the Pink Beds Loop Trail, and then moves on to use forest service roads in the heart of Pisgah National Forest, finally climbing up to one of the most unvisited and spectacular views of pristine forest land available. The return trip utilizes several different trails, each with their own unique topography, beauty, and characteristics