This program is offered in conjunction with the Ten Days of Uwharrie, North Carolina’s Official Outdoor Festival! Join us for a unique opportunity to spend the entire night under the stars at a prehistoric village site. Participants will camp on the grounds of Town Creek Indian Mound, NC’s oldest State Historic Site, and view heavenly sights including the Milky Way, Saturn, Mars, and Neptune. Campers must arrive at the site before gates lock for the night at 6:30 p.m. No open flames allowed; there will be a community campfire at the village site between 5:30 and 10:30 p.m. The cost is $25 plus Eventbrite fees per tent (5 people per tent max)
Campers are responsible for their own supplies. Remember to bring chairs or blankets, snacks/foods, etc. Cooking will not be allowed on site except for roasting items over the community campfire on Saturday night.
This bike event will be a 50 (or 25 option) mile tour of Montgomery County and its Towns and sights. The Tour will begin and end in Troy NC at the Roy Maness Nature Preserve. The route will take riders to all five Towns and the Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site. This will be a supported ride with stations at each Town for food and refreshments. Riders are encouraged to enjoy the hospitality of each waypoint.
Riders will receive a “Swag Tour” package and award for this half- century. Enjoy a visit to Star Works, Candor Peach Pop, Town Creek Indian Mound (Bathroom Facilities), Mt. Gilead Historic Downtown, and finishing in Troy where there will be Food and Music in the downtown. Enjoy the back roads of North Carolinas Central Park, Montgomery County.
North Carolina’s Most Challenging 1/2 Marathon
The Run the Valley Half Marathon is back for the fourteenth year for you to tackle. Deemed the most challenging half marathon in the state of North Carolina, the course will take you to the top of Morrow Mountain and back to Badin..
2018 marks the 21st Annual Run the Valley 10K. This out and back course offers rolling hills and beautiful rural scenery. The course begins at the Badin Post Office on the corner of Falls Road and Boyden Street. Runners follow Boyden Street to Valley Drive and run to Morrow Mountain Road where a left turn takes runners toward Morrow Mountain State Park with the turnaround at the Baptist Church and back to Badin.
For the eighteenth year, you may also choose to run or walk this fitness 5K and enjoy the rural landscape. This course follows the same route as the 10K with the turnaround marked on Valley Drive.
Run the Valley is organized by the Uwharrie Running Club.
The Montgomery Community College Foundation invites you to join us for our 1st. Annual Sporting Clay tournament. The tournament will be hel don Friday October 26th 2018 at DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports, LLC. DeWitt’s Sporting Clay Course is one of the most exciting and challenging courses you will find. It is over a mile long and winds around beautiful woodland areas, fields, a farm pond and loops back to the club house.
The course consists of 14 shooting stations with two shooting boxes at each station. Each station has two state-of-the-art, completely automated traps that will release targets at the push of a button.
Proceeds from this year’s tournament will particularly support the Gunsmith Program including their participation at the annual SHOT show.
Come and join us for a great day and support a great cause!