Trail Running in Asheville, NC

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  1. The Spencer Gap/Big Creek run is a challenging 19-20-mile loop in an infrequently visited area of Pisgah National Forest.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.1 miles
    Duration
    Average long distance trail runners will take about five hours to complete this tough loop, although elite runners may run it much faster.
  2. The Shut-In Trail is an historic trail located along the Blue Ridge Parkway that takes visitors through lush tunnels of mountain laurel and rhododendron.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.3 miles
    Duration
    18 miles, 4-7 hours
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