Our Shenandoah is a scenic road race near Shenandoah National Park. We’ll start at Hawksbill Recreation Park* (205 Pool Dr, Stanley, VA 22851) and end at Lake Arrowhead Recreation Park* (725 Lake Arrowhead Rd, Luray, VA 22835).
This is a challenging uphill course with great scenery, quiet farm roads, hilly roads in the foothills, and a gorgeous finish at the lake. You can see course and elevation maps below.
*Course is subject to change, permit pending.
The elevation is a little tough, but it will be worth it! Besides, downhill courses are for wimps. :)
Start elevation: 1,045 ft.
Max elevation: 1,377 ft.
Gain: 985 ft.
Runners will have 4 hours to finish the race, plenty of time for walkers.