Trail Running Calendar North Carolina 2024-2025

We have found 76 Trailruns in North Carolina. Check below where and when you can find the races.

The 3rd Annual Common Rush Trail Run at Harris Lake offers 5 and 10-mile course options with beautiful lake views, single-track trails, and open field running. The event includes limited race entries, well-marked courses, chip timing, post-race food, and beverages. Participants can enjoy an exciting..

The Trail Camp for Big Kids is a long weekend event focused on team building, navigation, community service, friendship, and running. It welcomes adults of all running levels and even non-runners for a relaxed and fun experience in the mountains. The camp includes group runs, campfire stories, and a..

Participants can join the Mountain 5k Run/Hike and Float event in Lansing, NC, featuring a challenging 3-mile trail with 1000 feet of elevation change. The race includes a unique twist where participants will float down a creek for half a mile on tubes, encountering small rapids along the way. The e..

August 2024

The Big 4 Trail Races offer a 20% discount on all 4 races in the series. Participants can choose from various distances such as 5K, 7 Mile, 30K, 12.5K, 25K, 50K, and relays. The races take place in Winston Salem, NC, with the first event scheduled for September 28, 2024. The trail runs promise a fun..

The Lightning Bug Boogie 5K Night Trail Run is set to take place on Friday, August 16th at 9:00 pm on the Lake Hickory Trails in Hickory, NC. The course will feature off-road trails with various terrains such as hills, descents, tight turns, roots, and rocks. Participants must have a headlamp or fla..

The Grand-Further Mountain Run is a challenging 25K race held on Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina, featuring extremely technical terrain, fixed ropes, and ladders to aid in climbing. The course covers approximately 14 miles with an elevation gain of around 4,200 feet, and participants must hav..

The Dark Horse Trail Race Series offers a unique trail running experience at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina. Participants can choose from a full marathon, half marathon, or 10k race, all set against the backdrop of rolling hills and lush forests. After the race, runners ..

The Copperhead Beer Relay 20k will take place in Hampstead on Saturday 24 August 2024.

The Weymouth Woods will take place in Southern Pines on Saturday 31 August 2024. You can run between 25 and 50 kilometers.

September 2024

The Not-A-Sprint Weekend trail run event will take place from August 31st to September 1st, 2024, offering various race options including a 12-hour, 6-hour, or 3-hour endurance race. The course is a 4.17 mile out and back trail with minimal elevation gain, mostly shaded, and paved. Aid stations will..

The Psychoactive: A Last Runner Standing Event is a unique trail run organized by Human Powered Movement. The race takes place on a 1.25-1.5 mile route that includes gravel roads, trails, rolling fields, and grow rows of Blackberry Ridge Farm near Charlotte, NC. Participants will have the opportunit..

The Shining Hope Farms Salute Trail Run will take place in Conover on Saturday 14 September 2024. You can run between 5 and 10 kilometers.

The Rocky Branch Trail Race is back for its 6th year at Rocky Branch Park in Belmont, NC. The race offers a variety of distances including 50K, 50K Relay, 25K, 10K, and 5K. The course takes runners through beautiful trails like the Catawba Thread Trail, Beaver Run Trail, and Legacy Trail. The event ..

The Sugg Farm Ultra trail run will take place on September 14, 2024, in Holly Springs, NC. Participants can choose from 20-mile, 40-mile, and 50-mile options on a scenic 5-mile out-and-back course with varied terrain. Aid stations will be available along the route, and pacers are allowed for the fin..

The Buzzard Rock Ultra will take place in Robbins on Saturday 21 September 2024. You can run between 10 and 50 kilometers.

Table Rock Ultras is a challenging trail run event offering both a 50K and a 30K race. The 50K race includes a summit to Table Rock Mountain with creek crossings, technical stretches, and stunning views. The 30K follows the same course but turns around after the second aid station. Aid stations alon..

The Big 4 Trail Race Series includes four trail races hosted by Twin City Track Club: Hobby Trail to You!, Salem Lake Trail Races, Black Friday Relays, and Frosty Fifty. Participants can choose from various distances in each race, such as 30K, 7 Mile, 5K, 12.5K, 25K, 50K, and relays. The races take ..

October 2024

The Black Mountain Ultra Traverse (BMUT) is a challenging trail run event designed for true adventurers seeking a profound experience without excess aid station support. Participants will face a grueling climb to the summit of Mt. Mitchell, the tallest peak East of the Mississippi, and traverse mult..

The Naturalist Trail Race is back on October 5, 2024, as part of the Outdoor 76 FALL CELEBRATION in Franklin, NC. The event offers both 25K and 50K options, with challenging terrains and breathtaking views. Runners will follow the trails explored by William Bartram, "The Naturalist," in the late 170..

The Llama - The Byrd Escape trail run offers 12-hour, 6-hour, and 3-hour options on a beautiful private land course at Earthshine Lodge in Lake Toxaway, NC. Runners can enjoy interacting with llamas along the route and will be fully supported with aid stations stocked with various food and hydration..