Welcome to the 2020 Southeast Ultimate Hike on the Foothills Trail

Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 28.3 Miles

Train in Asheville, NC, Charleston, SC, Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN,Nashville, TN, Savannah, GA or on your own


About the Ultimate Hike

Hiking since 2011, Ultimate Hike is the original 28.3 mile endurance event on the Foothills Trail, and the only hiking event to take on children's cancer. You will hike 28.3 miles, primarily in South Carolina, while you help raise money towards finding a cure for children's cancer, the leading cause of death by disease in children.


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Top Fundraisers

  1 -  $5,000 - Summit Club Frank Gioscia ($12,845.00)
  2 -  $2,000 Club Cory Newton ($2,240.00)
  3 -  $1,500 Club Rebecca Harvard Barnes ($1,875.00)
  4 -  Sherie Green ($1,678.00)
  5 -  Kirsten Ingebretsen ($1,095.00)
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Top Teams

  1 -  Bear Food ($4,415.00)
  2 -  Clayton Strong ($1,850.00)
  3 -  Huckleberry Sunshine ($1,465.00)
  4 -  Graham's Magic ($250.00)
  5 -  Team Nooga ($122.00)
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How to Get Started

If this is your first time hiking with us, please follow the steps below. If you are an Ultimate Hike alumni, you can skip to Step 2.

Step 1:
Attend a Virtual Information Session

You are highly encouraged to join us for an information session over phone or Zoom to learn more about the program before you register for Ultimate Hike.

Step 2:

At registration, each hiker is provided their own online fundraising and training portal with everything you need for hiking and fundraising success.

Step 3:

Every Ultimate Hiker makes a commitment to raise funds to help fund children's cancer research. A fully equipped support team will be with you every step of the way to help you reach your goal.

Step 4:

Ultimate Hike is more than a hike - it's a weekend adventure, an achievement of a lifetime, and a chance to find cures for cancer's youngest fighters.

Our Sponsors


Interested in becoming a sponsor? View our sponsorship opportunities for more information.

News and Upcoming Events

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This institution is operated under special use permit with the Sumter National Forest.