Gateway Trail 5K/10 Miler

Starr Dove, Finish Well Timing, Inc
5K, 10M
3/9/2019 9:00 am
Gateway Trail Kings Mountain, NC Location Map

RFID Chip Timing for both the 5K and 10 Mile!

The race will begin on Quarry Road, as the runners spread out, the course turns onto a 10 foot wide gravel trail.

The 5K course: Start at the first gate on Quarry Road, run through parking lot and enter the trail, take the first right, then take the next right onto the Foote Trail, go to the turn around (clearly marked), exit the Foote Trail by turning right to go to the Plateau trail, do the circle on top, go back down, take the immediate right down the rail trail back to the finish line to complete the 3.1 miles.

The 10 mile course, which is out and back entirely on the Foote Trail, a gravel surface road skirting the perimeter of an inactive mine with views of scenic lakes and a private bridge over Interstate 85.

Trail Head Location: 807 Battleground Av, Kings Mountain, NC Lat: 35-13-49 / Long: 81-21-02

Registration: $25 On-line or Mail-In available and no shirt option for only $10.

Awards: Trophies will be awarded to the top three Male and Female runners in both with 5K and 10M.

    • Overall
    • Masters Division (40+)
    • Age Groups 5K: U-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
    • Overall and Masters winners are not eligible for age group awards

Packet Pick-Up: Friday, March 08th from 4-7pm and race day starting at 7:30am at the Trail Head located at 807 Battleground Avenue


    • I-85 (Charlotte) Exit 10 onto US-74 West, exit US-74 Business (King Street) then left on Battleground Av. (0.8m).
    • I-85 (Spartanburg) Exit 8 onto US-161 North, left on Gold, left on Battleground Av. (0.6m)
    • US-74 (Asheville) exit NC-216 South onto Piedmont Av., bear right on Battleground Av. (1.6m)
    • Please park in the grass along Quarry Road or across from the Trail Head in a gravel lot, volunteers will direct you.