1st Annual 7K Walk/Run in Scenic Seven Devils Takes Place at Hawksnest Resort, Sep. 16

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 11:38 am

“The Hawk” is a new 7K race at Hawksnest Resort located in Seven Devils, NC. The course is a 7K loop with some relatively long gradual downhill stretches, followed by some strenuous uphill and downhill challenges. The start/finish line is at Hawksnest parking lot.

This is a unique opportunity to experience breathtaking views of scenic Grandfather Mountain.

“We want people in the community, not only from Seven Devils but from all over the High Country to come out and get involved,” Debbie Powers, Town Manager of Seven Devils, said. “The weather is supposed to be beautiful, and we want everyone to enjoy the view.”

The race begins at 8am on Saturday, September 16; packet pick up and Race Day registration is 7:00am – 7:45am. T-shirt deadline is September 1, 2017. 

Walkers will be able to participate, as well, on a condensed 3K course, non-timed! Course maps are available at the Seven Devil’s Town Hall. 

“Our town council is very visionary about more recreational opportunities,” Powers said, “and we figured a race would be a good things to have to introduce people to the Town of Seven Devils.”

Registration is $30 up until the day of the race, and according to Powers, anyone can register for the event up until 15 minutes before the race begins. You can register at www.racingtoes.com

Hawksnest Resort hosts the largest snow tubing park on the East Coast, with over 30 lanes of snow tubing that span from 400-1000 feet long. Hawksnest Tubing is your family’s destination for a unique winter experience. Year-round Hawksnest Ziplining hosts 20 zip lines, including 4 mega zips, 2 over 2000 feet and speeds up to 50 mph. Zip lines are over trees, through trees, over lakes and creeks with panoramic views on almost every ride. For more info: 828-963-6561 or info@hawksnesttubing.com

The Town of Seven Devils is a small, quaint residential Town, that includes a vast array of rental opportunities in the midst of outdoor settings such as Otter Falls Town Park & hiking trails, Bear Paw State Natural Area, a family park & playground, two tennis/pickleball courts, covered picnic pavilion, mini-parks, and walkways. Come and experience our “positive altitude” at an elevation of over 4500’. For more info: 828-963-5343 or www.sevendevils.net

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