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The Races

King of Pisgah Series

Pisgah Productions and The Hub and Pisgah Tavern present: The King and Queen of Pisgah points series. The King of Pisgah points series is a unique series of bicycle events that span multiple cycling disciplines and an entire racing season. The Bootlegger 100, PMBAR, Old Fort 50, Pisgah Enduro, Pisgah Monster-Cross Challenge, and Pisgah 111. The Pisgah Productions season pass!

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Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventure Race – PMBAR

May 04, 2024

The Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventure Race (PMBAR) is the absolute pinnacle of MTB Adventure racing. A mix of brutal and beautiful, this test of spirit and camaraderie tasks teams of two racers to reach 4 of 5 checkpoints, in any order, and return to the start/finish as fast as possible. The team with the lowest overall time wins. Checkpoint locations remain secret until start-time and there is no suggested route. Routes vary between 50-80 miles, include 9,000-15,000 feet of climbing, and take 7-14 hours to complete.

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Old Fort Fifty

Aug 10, 2024

The Old Fort Fifty will be held on the rugged, legendary trails that have made the area famous in the mountain bike world while also incorporating some newer trails recently built by the G5 Trail Collective.  While the 30 mile distance is on the shorter side for an endurance race, don't fool yourself into thinking this is going to be a walk in the park. The Old Fort Fifty will be open to cyclists AND runners!

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Pisgah Enduro

Aug 11, 2024

High-speed East Coast technical rocky rooty singletrack ENDURO racing in Pisgah National Forest, around Old Fort, along the steep escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With dizzying vertical descents to quad-crushing climbs, you will ride a roller coaster that puts this region on the map for the downhill minded. The venue is an actual Summer Camp. There's a lake, pump track, and more! Choose bunkhouse or car/tent camping and spend the weekend racing and enjoying life!

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Pisgah Monster-Cross Challenge

Sep 07, 2024

The Pisgah Monster-Cross Challenge is the premiere all-road racing event in the region. Participants are challenged to complete a 72.6 mile course with 8,736’of climbing along scenic gravel and paved roads. The riders will be treated to some of the finest gravel roads in the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, which is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in the racing world. Monster-Cross is a dream gravel endurance event where keen race tactics and strategy, along with overall fitness, proper gear selection, and sheer luck are key to success.

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Pisgah 111 MTB Race

Oct 05, 2024

The Pisgah 111 is the quintessential crusher of a cross-country endurance MTB race. Racers follow a 65.1 mile course with 10,200' feet of climbing along the most iconic trails and gravel roads known in Pisgah National Forest. Just peek at the course map and list of trails and you’ll immediately get chills just thinking about the epic scenery and terrain you’ll encounter.

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Pisgah 555 MTB / Running Race

Oct 05, 2024

The Pisgah 555 will test the strength and endurance of racers by challenging them to complete a 39.7 mile course with 7325' of climbing and is nearly 100% Pisgah single-track. The course traverses some of the great Pisgah classics: Black Mountain, Turkey Pen Gap, Laurel Mountain, and Pilot Rock. The Pisgah 55.5 is also open to Runners!

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Bootlegger 100

Apr 19, 2025

The Bootlegger 100 is one of the most challenging and scenic gravel events of the year! There are two route choices (58 and 107 miles) that both start and finish in downtown Lenoir, NC and travel through the beautiful and rugged Wilson Creek Gorge.

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