The Cades Cove Loop Lope is the only organized footrace held inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, to benefit Friends of the Smokies. All funds raised benefit park projects and programs such as historic preservation, wildlife conservation, native plant and grassland restoration, and much more. There are two course options, a 5K or a USATF Certified 10-Mile Loop. Participation is limited to 750 total runners. For those who can’t make it to the Cove on November 12, there is a virtual option to participate as well! Registration opens on June 1st, 2023. More info at www.looplope.org.
Cades Cove Loop Lope
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