Packet pickup will be held at Catawba Vally Brewing Company at 212 South Green Street in Morganton on Friday before the race from 5-8pm.
The start / finish area is Steele Creek Park, approximately 17 miles (a thirty minute drive) from Morganton-area hotels. Camping reservations can be made at https://www.steelecreekpark.com/. RV and tent sites are available. Be sure to select sections G or H to be as close to the start as possible. Use code "GOODSAM" at checkout to receive 10% off your reservation if staying more both Friday and Saturday nights.
Here is a PDF map from the hotels and Interestate 40 to packet pickup and the start.