Evitts Mt. Challenge
Race Description: April 2018
A 5k Walk/Run, 3.5 Mile or 5.5 Mile Trail Run beginning and ending at the Bedford Elks and taking runners along the Bedford Heritage Trail (5k) and onto the Omni Bedford Springs Trails (3.5M/5.5M.) The 5k is a family-friendly event for runners and walkers of all ages and ability levels, utilizing only the Bedford Heritage Trail.
The Evitts Mountain Challenge are challenging 3.5M and 5.5M races. The first and last .3 miles of the race will take place on the Bedford Heritage Trail, a wide crushed gravel trail. The remainder of the race will take place on the Bedford Springs Resort property, utilizing doubletrack multi-use hiking and biking trails. Both races have rocky sections, but are runnable.
The 3.5 mile race features one climb gaining 550ft over 1.2 miles. The 5.5 mile race features an additional climb gaining 350ft over .75 miles.