Trail Running

Half Marathon Trail Race

Lace up and hit the trails during the Tuck Fest Half Marathon trail race, held on a variety of routes within the USNWC’s trail system. This two-lap course, running 13.1 miles along the Catawba River, will get your blood flowing and start your Tuck Fest Saturday off on the right foot. This event is a part of the Whitewater Race Series Half Marathon Series presented by La Sportiva.

Race starts at the Ridge Pavilion.

2017 Course Map

*The half marathon is open to all registered racers with purchase of adult or youth registration at no additional charge. An optional timing chip for purposes of recording your half marathon time is available for $5. Runners that are participating in the 2017 Half Marathon Series  presented by La Sportiva should select the additional timing chip option at Registration.

2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Results

Friday Saturday Sunday
Day
Time 8:00 am

Twilight 5K Trail Race

Chase the setting sun as your race through the USNWC trail system in this 5 kilometer race. Taking place on the northern section of the USNWC trail system, this event is perfect for avid and beginner trail runners alike, offering a challenging course in a fun environment. This race will conclude prior to sunset.

Race starts at the Ridge Pavilion.

2017 Course Map

Friday Saturday Sunday
Day
Time 7:30 pm

Quarter Marathon Trail Race

Looking to participate in a distance race a little shorter than the Half Marathon? Give the Tuck Fest Quarter Marathon a shot. This one-lap race will put you on the same trails as the Half Marathon, but covers roughly 6.5 miles. This trail race is perfect for training or for those simply looking to enjoy a morning run through the beautiful USNWC trail system.

Race starts at the Ridge Pavilion.

2017 Course Map

Friday Saturday Sunday
Day
Time 8:30 am

Youth Trail Race

Taking place around the world’s largest man-made whitewater river and through a portion of the USNWC’s single track trail system, this race is the perfect introduction to trail racing for any child. Active parental support is encouraged throughout the course. Reserved for kids ages 9 and under.

Race starts at the Ridge Pavilion.

2017 Course Map

Friday Saturday Sunday
Day
Time 2:30 pm 10:00 am

5K Trail Race

Similar to the Friday night 5K, this trail race will take place on the northern part of the USNWC’s trail system. Whether you are an avid trail runner looking to break a personal record, a new runner looking to gain experience, or just want to enjoy a trail run with family or friends, this 5K is a great way to get outside and kick off your Sunday at Tuck Fest.

Race starts at the Ridge Pavilion.

2017 Course Map

Friday Saturday Sunday
Day
Time 8:30 am

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway | Charlotte, NC 28214 | 704.391.3900 | info@usnwc.org

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