no shirt no awards... ALL fun! You get an official time!!!
Directions to the start...
Make sure you are not coming off of Warwoman Rd to Hale Ridge... this is all backwoods gravel roads. Youll prob get lost.
There is no street address... Junction of Hale Ridge Rd (USFS 7) and USFS 696 or try this... 9717 Hale Ridge Rd, Dillard, GA 30537. IF it wont work try the Hale Ridge Rd, Dillard, GA 30537. When you are on hale ridge road coming from NC or sky valley you will have the road turn from pavement to gravel. Continue 2.5 miles (passing the Bartram trail) and you will see the first gravel road on the left (after the pavement stops) that doesnt have a gate on it and appears to be of use! THERE WILL BE SIGNS
Here are the gps coordinates Google map them. 34.9819924373857, -83.2734714920044
From Atlanta Head 85 north to 985 north.
985 will turn into 441 north.
Go through Tallulah Falls, Clayton, and Mountain City on 441 N
Past Mountain City about 3-5 miles you will hit Dillard Ga
Turn Right onto GA 246 towards Highlands/ Sky Valley.
This will take you up the mountain and you will enter into North Carolina.
Stay on this road for aprox 6 miles. It will change into 106 but stay on it.
Turn Right onto Hale Ridge Rd
Head aprox 2 miles and then turn left to stay on Hale Ridge Road.
turn will be a gradual left turn and will be marked by a couple of
Forest Service signs that point you towards Rabun Bald, 3 forks trail,
FS 7, Hale Ridge Road etc.
The race start is about 2 miles down this road after it turns to gravel
Local time: 9:54 AM