Appalachia Region


The ARC Appalachia region contains the states West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

The Appalachia Region can claim they have the most AR companies offering a huge array of adventure racing. While this region is only 4 states, they have at least 12 companies providing adventure type races to the region AR enthusiasts.  The region is so pretty, it is worth driving over to one of these races just to explore it backcountry.

Appalachia Regional Coordinator

Mark Montague got into adventure racing in 2003.  He loved the sport so much that he started Soggy Bottom Boys Racing in 2009 to bring adventure races to new and old pros as well as the young and old. To contact him, please email

Race Directors/Organizations

Appalachia Region Resources

Boat Rental - Downriver Canoe Company

Maps - US Forestry service Maps

Maps- USGS

Free GIS software - QGIS

Live event tracking - Enabled Tracking

If you are interested in helping out in a particular region, or perhaps you'd like to serve as a regional coordinator in the future, please email the ARC board (

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