Pisgah Forest, NC

The Looking Glass 100k is an extremely scenic tour of Pisgah around the unmistakable Looking Glass Rock hitting multiple highlights in the area, including the high balds of Black Balsam Knob and Tennet Mountain above 6,000 ft! After a few years of absence, we bring you this race back bigger and better than ever, while creating the most scenic 100k race in the Southeast. 

The course has a bit of everything, from smooth singletrack, technical singletrack, grassy double track, gravel, and a short bit of pavement. The course starts and ends at the field across from Davidson River Campground off FS 5069 near the Pisgah Ranger Station. The course passes through multiple ecosystems along its journey, from acid and rich cove hardwood forest, to thick boreal balsam woods found in more northern climates, to high-elevation mountain balds with incredible long-range views. The course also passes by multiple waterfalls and moss-covered streams, some of which will require crossing.  An absolutely stunning course and unrivaled anywhere else on the east coast, from it's beauty to its heights, with multiple summits over 6,000 ft.


Date Finishers Top Result (M) Top Result (F)
11/18/23 85 11:59:19 13:19:29
Date Finishers Top Result (M) Top Result (F)
11/16/19 84 7:46:39 9:31:13
12/01/18 63 9:08:10 10:35:38

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