High Knob Hellbender 10K

Running Route

6.35 mi
2,150 ft
Climb to the highest point in the Cumberland Mountains. This challenging 6.2-mile road race boasts more than a 2,000-foot elevation gain as it climbs from downtown Norton in far Southwest Virginia to the 4,200-foot High Knob summit in the Jefferson National Forest. The seventh annual climb will be held October 3, 2020. Registration is now open. Visit http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=71686 to register online.
Created By
Katie D

Route and Elevation


NameDistanceElev. Diff.Avg. Grade
th Street Southwest Climb0.65 mi253 ft7.3%
Flag Rock Sign Climb1.77 mi965 ft10.3%
Park to Tower Turn Off3.04 mi1,555 ft9.7%
From Reservoir up1.04 mi417 ft7.6%
Final hill of the Hellbender to finish0.15 mi66 ft8.3%