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Jump Off Rock Half Marathon & 10K
May 13, 2023
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About The Jump Off Rock Half Marathon & 10K
The Jump Off Rock Half Marathon & 10K in Hendersonville, North Carolina is an upcoming event scheduled for 13 May, 2023. This race is a great opportunity to explore the beautiful Western North Carolina landscape and take in some amazing views of the surrounding mountains. The route starts at Jackson Park and runs along Flat Creek Road before looping around Lake Summit and heading back towards downtown Hendersonville. Along this route runners will be treated to undulating terrain with plenty of hills as well as stunning panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The scenery during this race is truly spectacular; you’ll pass through dense forests, pastures full of grazing cows, rolling meadows, and vibrant wildflowers that are sure to lift your spirits during your run. On a clear day you can even see Mount Mitchell in all its glory from certain points along the course!
Typically speaking spring weather conditions in Western North Carolina can range from cool and cloudy days with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees Fahrenheit up to warmer days with highs in the 70s or higher (depending on when you go). Whatever conditions show up on race day runners should always come prepared for all types of weather with layers that they can add or remove depending on their comfort level throughout the race!
Crowd support tends to be really strong for this event – local running clubs always turn out for races like these so expect lots of friendly faces cheering you on as you make your way towards downtown Hendersonville! There’s usually plenty of snacks available too if anyone needs a sugar rush mid-race – which I highly recommend taking advantage off if it’s offered!
One thing that makes this half marathon especially special is its location – while other cities may offer similar races none come close to offering such breathtaking mountain scenery combined with small town charm like Jump Off Rock does. So whether you’re looking for a challenging yet rewarding course or just want a chance experience some new sights then sign up now because spots fill up fast!