Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K/Super Villain 10K, Presented by Black Orthodontics

ARX SuperHero 5k
September 22, 2018
9:00 AM

The Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K is adding its evil cousin, the Super Villain 10K, and moving to the Salvage Station on the river. Dress up and channel your inner super hero or super villain at either race and join us a great party afterward.

The Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K/Super Villain 10K, presented by Black Orthodontics, is moving to the river and our new home at the Salvage Station.  The 10K will start at 9 AM and the 5K at 9:10 AM and include some of the quieter sections of Montford before returning to the finish line and the post-race party. 

ARX SuperHeor 5K and Super Villain 10k

Saturday, September 22 – 9:00 & 9:10 AM


Online registration opens on Monday, January 1, 2018 and closes on Thursday, September 20.

Entry Fees

Super Hero 5K

January 1-February 28, 2018 – $20

March 1-August 31 – $25

September 1-Race Day – $30

Youth: January 2-Race Day – $20

Super Villain 10K

January 2-February 28, 2018 – $25

March 1-August 31 – $30

September 1-Race Day – $35

Youth: January 2-Race Day – $25


Super Hero 5K – 9:10 AM Start

The race will start at the Salvage Station and go up Hill Street for a short distance before heading into Montford.  The race will use portions of Cumberland Avenue, Flint Street and the Reedy Creek Greenway before returning to the Salvage Station via Houston Street.  The 5K course has 347 feet of vertical gain.  See the 5K course map HERE.

Super Villain 10K – 9:00 AM Start

This race will start at the same time as the 5K, splitting off at Houston Street  The course will utilize portions of Pearson Street, Westover, Hibriton, the Reedy Creek Greenway, and Cumberland Avenue before returning to the Salvage Station via Houston Street.  The 5K course has 548 feet of vertical gain.  See the 10K course map HERE.

Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, September 21 
The Happening – 3:00-7:00 PM – The Salvage Station (468 Riverside Drive)

Saturday, September 22 
Packet Pick Up/Late Registration– 7-8:30 AM – The Salvage Station


The Asheville Running Experience is offering shirts for all events on an ala carte basis.  If you would like an Asheville Urban Odyssey shirt, you may purchase one for $10 during the online registration process.


All pre and post-race activities will take place at The Salvage Station. Post race refreshments will be provided along with a selection of beer from Asheville Brewing Company for our of-age runners. Near the finish line on the main stage will be live music and both awards ceremonies.

The 5K awards ceremony at approximately 10:15 AM with the 10K to follow at 10:45 AM.


Special, commemorative awards will be given to the first three male and female overall and top male and female masters of both races.

Age group prizes will also be awarded.  The categories will be announced prior to the event.


The 5K race will utilize chip timing.  A timing chip will be on the back of your race bib, which should be worn on your front and visible at all times during the race.


There is plenty of free parking at The Salvage Station.


The Asheville Running Experience has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discount codes for cancellations during our cancellation periods. If the event is NOT sold out, a discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 30 days prior to the race date. If the event IS sold out, a discount  code for 100% of your race registration fee will be offered until 14 days prior to  the race date. Discount codes can be used to register for another Asheville Running Experience event and will be valid for 12 months after the event date.

You may transfer your registration to another participant up to 14 days prior to the race day with a $2 transfer fee. You may only transfer an entry in the same race.  Email your transfer request to with your original registration information, including confirmation number as well as the email address for the participant who will be taking your place. Emails must be received no later than Monday, September 11, 2018.


Live, unofficial results will be available during each race at

You may stop by the results tent to check your results after the race.
Official results will be posted at after each race.

2017 Overall Results
2017 Age Group Results
2016 Age Group Results
2016 Overall Results
2015 Overall Results
2015 Age Group Results


We love our volunteers, who make the event possible.  A majority of our volunteers will come from non-profit organizations.  If you represent a non-profit looking for a fundraiser, please click HERE to view the opportunities available and register your organization.

If you are an individual, please also contact and we will either assign you a position or put you in contact with one of the organizations involved with the event.


Please email general race questions to