The Blue Ridge Relay is grateful for the support of our Sponsors:

Host Sponsor

Since 2000, Gum Ridge Mill & Flying Pig Furniture has been crafting custom farm tables, furniture, flooring and paneling from reclaimed and unique woods.  We build to customer specifications from our extensive inventory,  the customer’s lumber or we’ll source the perfect wood for your special project.

Official Van Sponsor


Enterprise is in it’s 10th year as our Van Rental Sponsor, extending a very generous discount to BRR teams/runners for their BRR van rental needs.

Start Line Sponsor

Based in West Jefferson (near EZ6), Schuster Physical Therapy was voted BEST PHYSICAL THERAPIST in the 2016 BLUE RIDGE OUTDOORS MAGAZINE. Our good friends at Schuster PT are well connected to and have long been a part of the BRR family, frequently serving as one of your BRR Start line hosts, announcer and Relay starter…and we can’t forget as a past BRR runner. It is always a pleasure.

Start Line Host

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One of the most scenic State Parks in the Southeast and the USA, Grayson Highlands State Park and the very gracious staff of Park Rangers has served as host of the Blue Ridge Relay Start Line since 2005 (year 1). If this is your first or twelfth visit to the park, you are in for a treat. Mountain balds, cool temperatures, wild ponies, and big views are the norm. Previous sightings included buck in velvet, black bear cubs, and so much more.  Grayson Highlands State Park continues to be the epic Start to an epic run.

Finish Line Host

Highland Brewing Company, Asheville’s Original Craft Brewery, is Blue Ridge Relay’s 2021 Finish Line Host. After running 208 miles in challenging and scenic Blue Ridge and Black Mountains, we’ll be finishing at The Meadow on Highland Brewery’s spectacular campus.

Official Pizza Sponsor


Mellow Mushroom, Asheville is at again…offering a 15% discount to all runners who present their BRR race bib during their post-BRR celebration dinner.  After 200+ mile of granola bars, bananas, peanut butter and sports drinks…you need to treat yourself and enjoy the hospitality of Mellow Mushroom, Asheville.

Awards Sponsors


A 15 year supporter and advocate for the Blue Ridge Relay, and the center hub of Asheville’s running community.

Blue Ridge Relay Friends


RiverGirl Fishing Co. is situated in the historic hamlet of Todd (BRR Leg 10) on the banks of Elk Creek near it’s mouth as it empties into the New River’s South Fork. RiverGirl is a full service fly-fishing and river outfitter with tube, kayak and bike rentals and shuttles.


Blue Ridge Hiking Company by Jennifer Pharr Davis is a custom guiding and outfitting company based in Asheville. Offering custom private and group trips, as well as supported hikes and shuttles. Jennifer and her experienced guides are thrilled to share their expertise and love of the outdoors.

USATF Sanctioned


USATF focus goes well beyond elite world and Olympic class athletes.  Their support on the local running scene can’t be touched and BRR is grateful for the continual partnership and sanctioning by USATF.