The 2018 White Squirrel Festival Race/Walk and Fun Run coincides with the 2018 White Squirrel Festival in downtown Brevard, North Carolina. This year, the City of Brevard is celebrating its 150th Anniversary!
For several years the the White Squirrel Race has kicked been the kick off event for the White Squirrel Festival. Later in the day music, food, dancing, kid fun games, tours, crafts, art and much more fill the cool mountain air in one of the picturesque little towns in western NC. In past years, the race course has started on Johnson Street between the American Legion and Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry, and meandors through the popular Maple Street residential neighborhood to Gallimore Road, and down Sugar Loaf Road, giving runners views of historic downtown Brevard, neighborhoods, river banks, pastures, corn fields and and the beautiful mountains here in the Sylvan Valley. It is a family friendly event, one that takes at least a weekend to accomplish. For extra excursions to hiking, mountain biking, swimming, tubing, picnicing, cookouts and more, just stop by our local Chamber on Main St. for more info.
The 2018 White Squirrel Festival Race begins at 8am. Same day registration begins at 6am. There is no packet pickup the day before. To insure a t-shirt, online registration must be completed by May 18th. Mail in registrations can be done by downloading a form from our website, www.brevardrotary.org. The race begins on Jordan Street adjacent to the Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry parking lot. The race course is an out and back, with the starting line also serving as the finish line. The Fun Run for children is located safely after the other runners have left allowing children to run under the finish line.
Men's 10K Third Place: $25
Come Early to avoid long lines. After the race, join in the fun of the all day White Squirrel Festival for food, music and culture.
The Brevard Rotary thanks everyone who supports our races.