Creeper Challenge - Ryan Dixon Memorial

Event Date

Sat, Sep 6, 2014


Abingdon, VA

About This Activity

The Creeper Challenge takes place on the beautiful Creeper Trail in Abingdon VA.  We hold the event in honor of our friend Ryan Dixon who passed away in 2012 after a heart breaking battle with cancer.  All proceeds from the event or donated to the Cancer Outreach Foundation in Ryan's honor.  The foundation supports local cancer patients by helping them pay medical bills, provide transportation to and from doctors appointments, and special needs or request that may arise.  This year the event will feature the option to Run in the 5K and ride in one of the organized bike rides.

Event details and schedule

The 5K begins promptly at 8 AM and will start at the small park near the Abingdon trail head of the Creeper Trail.  The bike rides start at 9 AM and there are 4 different courses to choose from.

Abingdon - Watagua

Abingdon - Alvarado

Abingdon - Damascus

Abingdon - Whitetop

All of these are out and back courses but check out for more details.  Please bring your online ticket receipt.  Snacks will be provided and Alvarado station will be providing bagged lunches.

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