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Smoky Mountain Relay

General Volunteer Information

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Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older and physically capable to perform all of their assigned duties. 

Shifts are 6 hours or less. You can sign up for multiple shifts. 

A donation of $120 will be made for each 6 hour shift for a regular relay volunteer.

A donation of $150 will be make for a 6 hour shift of a medic volunteer.

We ask that all volunteers complete a six hour shift, be prompt, and allow additional time for driving to their assignment.

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Exchange Details

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Possible Time Range Leg Map Link Address
(206 mile start)
Fri. 6:00am - 1:00pm See Leg Map Pink Beds Park, Brevard NC
2 Fri.  7:15am - 2:00pm See Leg Map Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education
3 Fri. 8:30am - 3:00pm See Leg Map Shoal Creek Baptist Church, Balsam Grove NC
4 Fri. 9:00am - 3:15am See Leg Map Woods Memorial Church, Balsam Grove NC
5 Fri. 10:15am - 4:00pm See Leg Map Jackson Owens Cemetery, Canada NC
6 Fri. 11:15am - 4:45pm See Leg Map Pinhook Campground, Tuskasegee, NC
7 Fri. 12:00pm - 5:15pm See Leg Map Mt. To Sea Trailhead at Lake Logan Rd
8 Fri. 12:30pm  - 5:45pm See Leg Map Mt. to Seat Trail at Bearpen Gap. Canton, NC
9 Fri. 2:15pm - 6:50pm See Leg Map Balsam Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Caney Fork
10 Fri. 3:00pm - 7:30pm See Leg Map West Cullowhee Fire Depart., Cullowhee, NC
11 Fri. 3:45pm - 8:00pm See Leg Map NC 107 at Blackwood Rd., Cullowhee, NC
12 (140 mile start) Fri. 3:00pm - 9:00pm See Leg Map Jackson Country Rec. Complex Cullowhee, NC
13  Fri. 3:30pm - 9:00pm See Leg Map Tilley Creek Baptist Church, Cullowhee, NC
14 Fri. 4:15pm - 10:15pm See Leg Map Higdonville Baptist Church, Franklin, NC
15 Fri. 4:30pm - 11:00pm See Leg Map Wells Grove Baptist Church, Franklin, NC
16 Fri. 5:00pm - 12:00am See Leg Map
Hickory Knolls United Methodist Church, Franklin
17 Fri/Sat 6:00pm - 12:30am See Leg Map Otto Fire Dept. Otto, NC
18 Fri/Sat 6:30pm - 1:30am See Leg Map Coweeta Hydrolic Lab, Otto, NC
19 Fri/Sat 7:00pm - 2:30am See Leg Map Allison Watts Rd and Jones Creek Rd.
20 Fri/Sat 8:00pm - 3:00am
See Leg Map 3 way intersection @ W Old Murphy Rd & W Dills Ck Rd & Harrison Gap Rd, Franklin, NC 
21 Fri/Sat 9:30pm - 3:30am
See Leg Map Cartoogechaye Baptist Church, Franklin, NC 
22 Fri/Sat 10:00pm - 4:30am
See Leg Map
LBJ Job Corps, Franklin, NC
23 Fri/Sat 11:30pm- 5:30am
See Leg Map
Wayah Rd, Appalachian Trail crossing, Franklin, NC
24 Sat 12:00am - 6:00am See Leg Map
FS 711 Road near Bartam Trail, Topton, NC
25 Sat 12:30am - 7:00am See Leg Map
FS Rd 711 @ Nantahala Overlook, Topton, NC 
26 Sat 1:30am - 8:00am See Leg Map
White Oak Baptist Church, Topton, NC 
27 Sat 2:30am - 9:00am See Leg Map
Briartown Baptist Church, Topton, NC
28 Sat 3:30am - 10:00am See Leg Map
Intersection of Tellico Rd and Sugar Cove Rd, Franklin, NC 
29 Sat 4:15am - 11:00am See Leg Map
Burningtown Church of God, Franklin, NC
30 Sat 5:00am - 12:00pm See Leg Map
Cowee School, Franklin, NC
31 Sat 6:00am - 1:30pm See Leg Map
Burningtown Baptist Church, Franklin, NC
32 Sat 6:15am - 2:00pm See Leg Map
Tellico Christian Camp, Franklin, NC 
33 Sat 7:30am - 2:30pm See Leg Map
Highway Baptist Church, Bryson City, NC 
34 Sat 8:15am - 4:00pm See Leg Map
Maple Springs Baptist Church, Bryson City, NC
35 Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm See Leg Map
Watia Rd, Bryson City, NC 
36 Sat 9:30am - 5:30pm See Leg Map
Nantahala Outdoor Center, Bryson City, NC 

Event Location

U.S. 276, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, USA

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