ZERO - Prostate Cancer Run/Walk

Zero Prostate Run and Walk
August 25, 2018
9:00 AM EDT

The desire we had to engage in this fight? ZERO. We’d gladly be anywhere else. 

But now that we’re here, there’s zero chance of us giving up.

We are patients, past and present – unwilling to back down. We are friends and family, loved ones of those engaged in the fight to the end. We are employees and professionals, tired of seeing the people we care about suffer. Our passion is making prostate cancer a national priority and creating Generation ZERO – the first generation of men free from prostate cancer.

Our Run/Walk is our commitment made manifest. It is the time we come together, raising funds and sharing hope to declare one number above others: ZERO.

There is an end to prostate cancer. It’s us. Come join us on August 25, 2018 at Carrier Park in Asheville.

Zero Prostate Cancer 5K Logo

The ZERO-Prostate Cancer Run/Walk is moving to a new weekend in 2018 – Saturday, August 25.  Last year, the event raised over $50,000 and we look forward to raising even more in 2018.


Online registration opens on Monday, January 29 and closes on Thursday, August 23 at 4:00 PM EDT.

Entry Fees


Online Registration (January 23-August 23) – $25; Patient/Survivor-$20

On site Registration (August 25) – $30; Patient/Survivor-$20

1 Mile

All Ages – $15

Kids Dash for Dads (kids ages 0-9) – $15

Snooze for Dudes (Participate virtually and sleep in to fight prostate cancer ) – $35


The 5K will run in and around Carrier Park, on the French Broad River Greenway and its beautiful surroundings. This is a very friendly course for both runners and walkers.

The Kid’s Superhero Dash for Dad will also take place on the park path.


Saturday, August 25 – Carrier Park

7:00-8:30 AM – Packet Pickup/On Site Registration

8:30 AM – Opening remarks and team recognition
8:45 AM – Kids’ Superhero Dash for Dad – Start Line
9:00 AM – 5K Start – Start Line
9:05 AM – 1 Mile Start – Start Line
10:00-10:45 AM – Post Race Celebration


All 5K participants will receive a short-sleeve race shirt.  Those that indicate they are survivors on their registration will receive a special race shirt.


Upon the finish of the 5K, please enjoy snacks, fruit and water from event sponsors.  The Awards Ceremony will take place at approximately 10:30 AM as part of the Post Race Celebration.


Overall awards will be given to the top 3 male and female.  Age group awards will be awarded to the top 3 male and female in the following age groups: 15&Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70&Over.


The race will utilize chip timing.


Parking is tight at Carrier Park so we ask everyone car pool and allow plenty of time to get in to the park.


Refunds are available.  Please contact Katie Kestner at for more information.


2017 Overall

2017 Age Group

2016 Overall


Please click this Photos Here link to see photos from around the course.  A special thanks to our volunteer photographers, Patricia Hardesty and Susan Barrett.


Volunteers are needed for Set-Up, Course Marshals, Aid Station, Food & Drink and Take-Down.  This event will not happen without a great group of volunteers.  To be one, sign up now!


Please email general event questions to