Trail running: Charlotte

Anne Close Springs Greenway
Big network, lots of options
Difficulty: Varies depending upon route
Length: 36 miles
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Crowders Mountain State Park: Ridgeline Trail
Singletrack trail from one state to the next
Difficulty: strenuous
Length: 12 miles
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McAlpine Park Greenway
Top cross-country 5K course in the Southeast
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 3.1 miles
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National Whitewater Center
Well-groomed singletrack trail
Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous
Length: 17 miles (consumable in smaller loops)
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Uwharrie National Forest: Uwharrie National Recreation Trail
Challenging, remote trail with rocky tread and good climbs
Difficulty: moderate to strenuous (depending upon length)
Length: 20 miles
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