The 2nd Annual Bracken Mountain Race & Festival

 SUNDAY April 26, 2015

  Race Registration is closed at: RACE DAY REGISTRARTION will be available at Brevard Music Center from 9am-10:30 on April 26.

  Group, club, team discounts are available for the Bracken Mountain Race--Contact Ali Lien at for more on the discounts. 

  And Search 2015 Bracken Mountain Race & Festival on Facebook to join in the conversation about one of Brevard's most exciting new events!

  The 2015 Schedule of Events will include:

  • The Bracken Mountain Race--A 2 leg trail duathlon consisting of a 7 mile mountain bike leg and 3 mile trail run on the spectacular and challenging trails of the Bracken Mountain Preserve
  • A full day family friendly festival that will make you really glad you live (or are visiting) western North Carolina in Spring!
  • Local food & craft brews from local event sponsor, Oskar Blues Brewery
  • Fantastic and local live music
  • A kid's bike course with prize for all racers--Strider bikes on up...
  • Other kid's activities including face painting, 4 square, bubble magic, lawn games, art table, Lego's and more!
  • Local vendors and exhibitors


A BIG Thanks to our Bracken Mountain Race & Festival Sponsors:

Leadership & Team Building Programs, Retreats, and Camps

 Does your company, team, or group need a retreat? Would you enjoy

 spending some time to look at goal setting and leadership dynamics?

 One of Mountain Roots' longest standing programs is a week long

 leadership camp for teenagers in western North Carolina. Contact us to

 plan your leadership program or team building retreat today. The possibilities 

 are endless--a hike on a nearby trail with substantial journaling, a retreat at

 Laughing Waters Retreat Center, or a week-long backpacking trip. We'll help

you to assess your group's needs and plan the ultimate program!

Roots Adventures & Outdoor Ed.

 Mountain Roots offers a series of programs for youth, teens, and families to get

 connected to the natural world. Join us for an adventure to focus on Farms,

 Forests, Fun, Friends (serving Friends), and Forever. your own 

outing. Let us take you on the adventure of a lifetime--exploring local trails,

 creeks, and mountains while learning more about yourself, the earth, and

 your community!

"There is absolutely nothing like sitting under a waterfall or on top of a mountain and looking out on all of the other mountains that surround you. Go, dive in head first, I promise you will not regret going!" --Wilderness Orientation participant, August 2013

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A Word From Our Participants

"I will take away Connections! Energy! Inspiration! Readiness to Make a Difference!" --Leadership Retreat Participant, October 2010

"I learned to be confident and put myself in situations I'm not used to. If I don't, I might miss out on some GREAT opportunities!"

--Leadership Camp Participant, June 2012