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November 10, 2024

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Sample some of Pisgah's best trails in this great season closer - including the best trails at the front of the Forest!  The Swank 65 is MTB racing at its best.  The race begins at 2,150 feet, and consists of some of the best trail networks in Pisgah National Forest.  Rolling over rugged mining roads, fun singletrack, tough climbs and hell-raising descents, the exhilarating course will test your skills and desire as you explore the devilish terrain of the Pisgah National Forest.  

THIS RACE IS LIMITED BY THE US FOREST SERVICE TO 200 PARTICIPANTS.

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Race Location

Black Mountain Trailhead

Pisgah National Forest - Pisgah Ranger District

Click HERE for directions

Parking Location

Black Mountain Trailhead - Paved Lot

Ranger Station Parking Lot

*Staff/Signs Will Direct You To Parking

Registration Info

Registration link www.bikereg.com/swank65

Early pricing ends on Sunday, October 6, 2024

Registration closes Thursday, November 7, 2024, 11:59 PM

Course Information
28.1 Miles ~ 4,872 Feet of Elevation

Aid Stations @ Mile 7, Mile 16 & Mile 22

CLICK HERE For PDF Map

CLICK HERE For Cue Sheet

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Categories

  • Open Men

  • Open Women

  • Men 30-39

  • Women 30-39

  • Men 40-49

  • Women 40-49

  • Men 50-59

  • Women 50+

  • Men 60+

  • Clydesdale

  • Single Speed

*Race age is your age on December 31, 2024. 

Pricing

$100    Early Pricing

$110    After 10/6/24

$120    Day Of Registration

Refunds, Transfers, Deferrals

  • No transfers or deferrals under ANY circumstances.

  • If race sells out, we will consider a transfer to another race if we have someone on a waitlist to take your spot.

  • Refunds available until July 31, 2024, of 75% of entry fee.

  • Refunds available until September 30, 2024, of 50% of entry fee.

  • No refunds after September 30, 2024, NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO PURCHASE THE RACE INSURANCE THAT IS OFFERED FROM THE REGISTRATION SITE.

Highlight Video

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Schedule

Friday, November 8, 2024

4-6:00 PM     Early Registration (Earth Mountain Bicycle, Downtown Brevard)

Saturday, November 9, 2024

3-5:00 PM     Early Registration (Site TBD)

Sunday, November 10, 2024

  7:00 AM     Registration Opens

  8:30 AM     Registration Closes

  8:45 AM     Racer Meeting At Start

  9:00 AM     RACE START

12:00 PM     Post-Race Meal Begins

12:00 PM     Cutoff For Aid Station 2 (Mile 16)

12:30 PM     Awards Ceremony #1

   1:30 PM     Awards Ceremony #2

   2:00 PM     Cutoff For Aid Station 3 (Mile 22)

*Times are subject to change

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Past Results

More results coming soon.

Photos

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