Merrell Adventure Dash

The Merrell Adventure Dash is all about getting outside and challenging yourself to work hard for your good time.

Suitable for families as well as adults, participants will negotiate a series of natural and man-made obstacles along the 5K course, including balance components, climbs and nets, a river-run, and raft crossing.

On Memorial Day weekend, come enjoy a fun, family-friendly adventure run in the beautiful Nantahala Gorge. Merrell Adventure Dash participants can choose between the 5K dash or a 1K fun run. Kids aged 12 and under race free with a participating adult.

Remember to wear anything you don't mind getting dirty. The events are open for all ages.

The course consists of a 5K dash and a 1K fun run. The 5K will be broken up into five categories : Sr. Men, Sr. Women, U18 Men, U18 Women, U15 Men, U15 Women, U12.

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