Online registration will open on Thursday, December 1, 2016.
Race Cap: There is a cap of 500 combined 5K/10K runners.
Fun Run – 8:45 AM
10K – 9:00 AM
5K – 9:15 AM
All races start on Culvern Street in front of the school and end in the school parking lot.
December 1-31, 2016: 10K-$22, 5K-$17, Fun Run-$10
January 1-31, 2017: 10K-$25, 5K-$20, Fun Run-$10
February 1-28, 2017: 10K-$30, 5K-$25, Fun Run-$10
March 1 thru race day: 10K-$35, 5K-$30, Fun Run-$10
Can’t race but still want to contribute? We have a Couch Potato category that allows you to support the event and Asheville Catholic School without leaving the comforts of your home. Click HERE to make your contribution.
All races start and finish at Asheville Catholic School.
The 5K will remain the same as in the past and still offers a fun and challenging run in the neighborhoods of North Asheville.
The Fun Course is a .4 mile course that goes to and around St. Eugene’s Catholic Church before returning to the school.
Packet Pickup/Late Registration
Friday, March 10 – 4:00-6:00 PM – Asheville Catholic School Gymnasium
Saturday, March 11 – 7:00-9:00 AM – Asheville Catholic School Gymnasium
All 5K and 10K runners will receive a long-sleeve cotton shirt. Those in the Fun Run will receive a short-sleeve shirt and a prize at the finish line.
Post-race activities will take place in the gymnasium and playground area. Food and drink, including beer for all of-age participants, will be available to all runners. There will be separate award ceremonies for each race inside the gym with the 5K ceremony starting at approximately 10:15 AM and the 10K ceremony at approximately 10:45 AM.
Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female and top three masters (40 & Over) male and female in each race.
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups for each race:
6 & Under, 7-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75 & Over
Fun Run participants will receive a finisher medal.
Please plan on being present for the awards ceremony or make arrangements for someone else to pick up your award. Awards will not be mailed.
We will have a costume contest for both kids and adults. The best St. Patrick’s Day themed costume (1 child and 1 adult) will receive a prizes during the awards ceremony of the 5K.
Asheville Track Club
The 10K race will be part of the 2017 Blue Ridge Orthodontics Grand Prix Series. Club members will earn points for participating in this race.
The race will utilize chip timing. Chips must be worn on your shoe in order for you to receive a time.
Limited parking is available at the Asheville Catholic School. Parking is also available at Asbury Memorial Church, Ingles and surrounding neighborhood side streets. Please do not park in the North Asheville Animal Hospital parking lot across from the school on Beaverdam as they are open for business that morning.
The Asheville Catholic School has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discounts for those canceling 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 7 days days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 7 days days before the event, if the event is not sold out.
If the event IS sold out, a discount code for 100% of your race registration fee will be offered until 5 days days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 5 days days before the event, if the event is sold out.
Partial discount codes are only available for cancellations of completed registrations. A registration is considered incomplete if payment was mailed in and has not yet been received. Discount codes can be used to register for another Asheville Catholic School event and will be valid for 12 months after the event date.
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Races don’t happen without great volunteers. If you would like to be part of this event, support Asheville Catholic School and be there in various ways for our 500 runners, we would love to have you. Click HERE to sign up for any of our available spots.
Please email general race questions to email@example.com