From the U. S. 220 bypass take any exit that comes to Ellerbe and turn at the stoplight west onto Page St.
Follow Page St. about 2.2 miles and it bears right becoming Grassy Island Rd. Continue another 3 1/2 miles on
Grassy Island Rd. and you will come to race headquarters-Bethel Baptist Church.
If you are coming from the west on US 74 do not come to Rockingham. Instead, turn left/north onto NC Highway
109 in Wadesboro. Proceed several miles until you cross the Pee Dee River and take the next paved right
onto Grassy Island Road. Follow Grassy Island Rd. about 13 miles to race headquarters-Bethel Baptist Church.
Make sure and cross the river before turning. There is a Grassy Island Rd. before the river too and it will not
lead you to the race
The following numbers are the latitude and longitude of Bethel Baptist Church. The church is race headquarters.
Try pasting them into your GPS or map site.
1966 Grassy Island Rd. Ellerbe NC
Don't ask any locals. Most of them have never heard of this race.
Directions from Ellerbe