Race Report: Assault on Mount Currahee – by K-Dogg

According to Wikipedia, Currahee is a Cherokee word for Mount “Stand Alone” and possibly meant someone who is very brave. There was also a vicious civil war battle (The Battle of Currahee) fought in 1864 between Union and Confederate soldiers. The Confederates won. The name Currahee was later adopted by the very brave 506th Parachute […]

Race Report: Assault on Mount Currahee by Craig Bailey

A bright and brisk morning greeted me as I loaded the truck for the short trip to the foothills town of Cornelia, Georgia, which is the home base for the 2nd Annual Assault on Mount Currahee. Cornelia is a quaint little hamlet with some interesting history, which includes the retirement home of baseball legend Ty Cobb, […]

Preview: Assault on Mt. Currahee Ultra X Gravel Grinder

Just because Southern Cross has been temporarily postponed, it doesn’t mean you need to be all sad, and remiss about a lack of racing.  February 28, 2015, The Assault on Mt. Currahee Ultra X Gravel Grinder is happening, which kicks off in Cornelia, Georgia.  Cornelia is roughly 50 miles by car east of Dahlonega, so […]