The Knob open for registration

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Article Published: Sep. 27, 2012 | Modified: Sep. 27, 2012
The Knob open for registration

The Knob, a two-mile race taking place Oct. 5, is part of the High Country Triple Crown, a running series that showcases the High Country’s scenery and communities.

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The BlueCross and BlueShield Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS), within the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University, announces the opening of registration for “The Knob.”

All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, a self-esteem building program for girls in the third through eighth grades.

The Knob, sponsored by Foscoe Rentals, is a two-mile race and will be held Oct. 5 at 5:30 p.m. as an annual event of Appalachian’s Homecoming celebration.

As the third race in the High Country Triple Crown series, The Knob will offer special awards to overall winners and age-group winners. Also following the race, grand prizes of $1,000 in cash will be given to the top six winners of the Triple Crown series.

Registration for The Knob is $30 per person until race day. Participants may register the day of the event until 5 p.m. at the Watauga County Library.

For more information and to register for the The Knob, visit or call (828) 262-7557.

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