Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K/Super Villain 10K

ARX SuperHero 5k
September 19, 2020
8:30 AM

The Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K and its evil cousin, the Super Villain 10K, are returning 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.  For those wanting a smaller challenge but still join in the fun, the Super Walk is just for you.

The Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K/Super Villain 5K will once again start and finish at the Salvage Station and will use the same courses we debuted in 2019, which allow people of all abilities to dress up and participate. 

Race Date: Saturday, September 19 

Registration

Online registration will open on Wednesday, January 15 and will close on September 16 at 9:00 PM EDT.

Entry Fees

Super Hero 5K

January 15-April 30 – $25

May 1-August 31 – $30

September 1-Race Day – $35

Youth (17 & Under) and Seniors (65 & Over) receive a $5 discount

Super Villain 10K

January 15-April 30 – $30

May 1-August 31 – $35

September 1-Race Day – $40

Youth (17 & Under) and Seniors (65 & Over) receive a $5 discount

1 Mile Super Walk

Now through race day – $10

Prices do not include race shirt.  See Stuff section below for details.

Courses

Super Walk (1 Mile) – 8:15 AM Start

The Super Walk will include those wanting a shorter trip but the same Super experience.  It will go down Riverside Drive to the train trestle and back.

Super Villain 10K – 8:30 AM Start

This race will start at 8:30 AM and head up Riverside Drive to Broadway and the Reedy Creek Greenway before heading up into Montford then returning to the Salvage Station.

10K course map HERE.

Turn by Turn Directions for 10K

Super Hero 5K – 8:30 AM Start

This race will also start at 8:30 AM and go the opposite direction as the 10K and will include flat sections on Riverside Drive and Craven Street and a few ups and downs in West Asheville.   

5K course map HERE.

Turn by Turn Directions for 5K and Walk

Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, September 18 – 4:00-6:00 PM – The Salvage Station (468 Riverside Drive)

Saturday, September 19 – 7:00-8:45 AM – The Salvage Station

Stuff

The Asheville Running Experience is offering shirts for all events on an al a carte basis.  These are short-sleeve, cotton blend shirts with the 2020 race art.

Post-Race

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 9:45 AM with the 10K to follow at approximately 10:30 AM.

Awards

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 in the following categories:

Super Hero 5K
12 & Under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

Super Villain 10K

15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

No ‘double-dipping’ in award categories

If you can’t stay for the awards ceremonies, please make arrangements for someone to pick it up for you.  Awards will not be mailed.

Timing

Both races 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.

Parking

There is plenty of free parking at The Salvage Station.

Refunds/Transfers

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 the 2021 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 info@ashevillerunningexperience.com 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 13, 2020.

Results

Live, unofficial results will be available during each race at rightontimeproductions.blogspot.com.

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

2019 Super Hero 5K Overall Results
2019 Super Hero 5K Age Group Results

2019 Super Villain 10K Overall Results
2019 Super Villain 10K Age Group Results

2018 Super Hero 5K Overall Results
2018 Super Hero 5K Age Group Results

2018 Super Villain 10K Overall Results
2018 Super Villain 10K Age Group Results

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

Volunteers

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 greg@ashevillerunningexperience.com and we will either assign you a position or put you in contact with one of the organizations involved with the event.

Questions

Please email general race questions to info@ashevillerunningexperience.com