covid-19 update:

Due to the nationwide and global impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hellbender 100 race will not be held in 2020. The race committee is working on our steps for safely moving forward in the future and will keep you updated on what that looks like. Please tune into our social media channels to stay up to date with Hellbender news. Stay safe and run strong!

The Hellbender One Hundred is one of the most scenic hundred milers on the East Coast. This course will take you through a grueling tour of the massive Black Mountains, deep into the valleys below and to the summit of Mt. Mitchell, the highest mountain East of the Mississippi. With an elevation change of ~48,000+ ft, runners will experience some of the most challenging and beautiful trails in all of Western North Carolina. You'll not want to miss this premiere, graduate level hundred through the heart of Southern Appalachia! 

Information detailing registration, entry requirements, awards, rules, and more.

Information detailing course specifics, course maps, profiles, cutoffs, aid stations, and more. 

Information detailing rules for crews including: pacers, crew restrictions, access points, and more. 

Information detailing volunteer duties, positions, requirements, and how to sign up.

This event is held in accordance under permit from the USFS