Registration is now open for the first App(ugh)lachian Race Series event, Muster Grounds, on September 23-24. Described as a race that is a “representation of life”, with all its twists, turns and challenges; this race will appeal to those that strive to venture into the unknown.
The race includes a 4 mile Saturday bike race, a 10 mile Sunday trail run, a catered post-race meal with cash bar at the Harvest Table Restaurant in Meadowview VA, after party at Wolf Hills Brewing Company in Abingdon VA, event packet, race t-shirt and lots of surprises. Participants will be challenged to race against others and themselves, and will have to improvise, adapt, and overcome throughout the events! Awards will feature locally made goods and will be given for first place overall and for the top five overall finishers. All proceeds benefit Appalachian Sustainable Development. Entry fees are $69 for the full weekend of events, and space is limited, to register, go to: www.appughlachian.com. Active members of the local State of Franklin Track Club receive a registration discount when entering code SFTC.
Schedule of events:
Wolf Hills Brewing Company, Friday, September 22nd, 7pm: MANDATORY pre-race meeting and race packet pickup.
Abingdon, Saturday, September 23rd, 10am: 4 mile road bike race. Lunch featuring locally sourced ingredients at Harvest Table Restaurant immediately afterwards and then after party at Wolf Hills Brewing Company.
Abingdon, Sunday, September 24th, 9am: 10 mile trail run. Awards ceremony and after party immediately afterwards at Wolf Hills Brewing Company.