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Dark Horse Trail Series

August 24, 2024

Mill Spring, NC

Saddle up, trailblazers! Get ready to gallop through the wilderness at the Dark Horse Trail Series half marathon, stampeding into Mill Spring, NC on August 24th, 2024. This hoof-pounding race will have you prancing through picturesque landscapes, leaving your hoofprints on the dusty trails. Don't stall, register now and let's giddy up!
Saddle up, trailblazers! Get ready to gallop through the wilderness at the Dark Horse Trail Series half marathon, stampeding into Mill Spring, NC on August 24th, 2024. This hoof-pounding race will have you prancing through picturesque landscapes, leaving your hoofprints on the dusty trails. Don't stall, register now and let's giddy up!
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About The Dark Horse Trail Series

The Dark Horse Trail Series, held on August 24th, 2024 in Mill Spring, NC, is a must-attend event for avid half marathon runners. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Tryon Equestrian Center serves as the stunning backdrop for this race.

The 200-acre facility offers a diverse and picturesque landscape, featuring rolling hills, forests, and scenic views. The race course itself is a 6.5-mile loop that winds through the equestrian center, encompassing wide packed dirt paths, single track trails, and grassy meadows. As you traverse the course, you’ll be treated to constantly changing scenery and breathtaking beauty.

Participants will enjoy the amenities provided by the Tryon Equestrian Center, including breakfast diners, coffee shops, convenient stores, and bars/restaurants. In addition, indoor bathrooms will be available for participants’ comfort and convenience.

The race will also feature an aid station at the start and finish line, offering a variety of refreshments ranging from pickles and cookies to chicken/veggie broth and assorted candy. Be sure to bring your own hydration vessel, as the event is cup-less.

Camping options are available for participants and crew members, allowing them to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and be in close proximity to the course. Additionally, drop bags can be placed at the start/finish line for easy access after the race.

Mill Spring, NC, is a city known for its well-developed trail system and outdoor recreation opportunities. The area boasts scenic vistas, waterfalls, and natural wonders, providing a perfect setting for a half marathon. With mild temperatures in August, participants can expect ideal running conditions.

Join us at the Dark Horse Trail Series and experience the beauty and excitement of this half marathon race. Get ready to tackle challenging terrains, indulge your senses in natural beauty, and create lasting memories. Don’t miss this opportunity to become a part of the vibrant running community and discover the hidden gem that is Mill Spring, NC. Lace up your running shoes, embrace the adventure, and let the Dark Horse Trail Series take you on an unforgettable journey.

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