Jenkins Mountain Scramble
August 13, 2022
Trail 10k and Half Marathon
Jenkins Mountain Scramble 10k
The JMS 10k kicks off at 10 am and immediately cruises on soft duff covered trails along the edge of Heron Marsh. The course passes over the shingle mills falls bridge and follows shaded and grassy forest roads. After kicking you out onto dirt logging roads, you’ll duck back into the woods and head onto technical single-track along the shores Beautiful shores of Black and Long ponds. At the 4.5 mile mark the 10k course returns to the VIC via shaded and rolling forest roads. The half marathon turns up the forest road to the base of Jenkins.
Jenkins Mountain Scramble Half Marathon
The Half marathon starts at 9:30am and follows the same course as the 10k. At the 4.5mi mark, the Half Marathon begins the single track climb to the Summit of Jenkins Mountain (elev. 2,513 ft) The gradually climbs on single-track through shaded hardwoods. Upon reaching the summit, half marathon racers return on the same route and follow a rolling ski trails, finishing off with our 1,600 ft boardwalk through a bog habitat.
Our sincere thanks to NCPR, media sponsor for the Jenkins Mountain Scramble
Huge thanks to the Franklin County Government Office of Economic Development & Tourism for their generous financial support of the Jenkins Mountain Scramble!