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2015 EVENT SCHEDULE 


9th Annual Shamrock 5K/10K

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015

Asheville Catholic School
Asheville, NC

Join us for one of two gorgeous and challenging courses in North Asheville with proceeds benefiting Asheville Catholic School classroom technology program.  To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day we will have costume contests and post-race beer from Asheville Brewing Company. 

Registration Opens January 1, 2015

Info: Website

2014 Results- See Race Page

2013 Results:

5k Age Group      5K Overall

10K Age Group  10K Overall

2012 5k Age Group Results  

2012 10K Age Group Results

 


Bear Wallow Beast 5K                             

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Gerton, NC

Registration Opens January 1, 2015

Info: Event Page

The fiercest 5K around returns with the Bear Wallow Beast 5K in Gerton (28735), just south of Asheville.  Runners will climb 1,400 feet to the finish line where they will enjoy music and a cold beer (21+ runners get one free). Food vendors will also be on-site.  Proceeds benefit the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy. 

Results:

2014 Overall

2014 Age Group


MTA Lake James Triathlon & Duathlon

Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015 
Lake James State Park - Marion, NC

The first mountain multisport event of the season is at Lake James for the MTA Lake James Triathlon & Duathlon.  Individuals and teams are welcome for this event that includes a lake swim, road bike and trail runs.  

Triathlon

  • 750 meter swim
  • 22 mile bike
  • 5K trail run

Duathlon

  • 3.1 mile run
  • 22 mile ride
  • 5K run

Registration Opens December 1, 2014

Info: Event Page

Results:

2014 Triathlon - Overall

2014 Triathlon - Age Group

2014 Triathlon - Athenas & Clydesdales

2014 Triathlon - Relays

2014 Duathlon - Overall

2014 Duathlon - Age Group

Course Maps


Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon

Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 6:01 a.m.

Ridgecrest Conference Center
Black Mountain, NC

Registration Now Open

The Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain is the start line for this downhill half marathon that takes runners on a combination of paved and forested gravel roads from Ridgecrest to Old Fort.  Starting at 6:01 AM, runners escape the heat of June and the crowds of city races.  Capped at only 500 runners, this race has sold out the past four years.  

Info/Results: Event Page

2014 Age Group Results

2014 Overall Results 

2013 Age Group Results

2013 Overall Results

2013 Photo Gallery courtesy of Christopher Graphics


Friends of Earth Fare 5K

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Carrier Park

Asheville, NC

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2015

Earth Fare welcomes runners for this benefit of their foundation at Asheville’s Carrier Park.  You know if Earth Fare is involved there will be good food and the prizes are some of the best around.  

Info/Results: Event Page

2014 Overall Results

2014 Age Group Results

2013 Overall Results

2013 Age Groups Results

 


Enka Triathlon at Biltmore Lake

Date: June 20, 2015 - 8:00 a.m.
Biltmore Lake Community
Asheville, NC

Registration Now Open!

Asheville’s only open water triathlon returns to scenic Biltmore Lake for the Enka Triathlon at Biltmore Lake.  Part of the North Carolina Triathlon Series, this event draws athletes from across the Southeast and will reach its race capacity of 350.  

Information: Events Page

2013 Results:

Overall Men         

Overall Women

Open Males      

Open Females

Male Age Groups

Female Age Groups

Athenas, Clydesdales & Master Clydesdales

Relays


Highland Night Flight

Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 8:00 p.m.
Asheville, North Carolina

Last year’s inaugural race was the running event of the summer and this year it will be event better. The 4-mile, East Asheville course will take runners around the Asheville Golf Course, through the Beverly Hills neighborhood and past the WNC Nature Center before finishing back at the brewery for an amazing post-race party in the meadow.  If it’s Highland, you know there is great beer and good times awaiting you at the finish line. 

Info/Results: Race Site

2014 Results:

Overall

Age Group

 


 The Scream Half Marathon

Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 8:00 a.m.
Jonas Ridge, North Carolina

The Scream Half Marathon has earned a cult following among runners in only five years.  Held on US Forest Service roads, this race falls 2100 feet as it meanders from Jonas Ridge, NC to Mortimer.  Shuttles will take you to the start line and from the finish line to your cars and post race celebration at the Brown Mountain Beach Resort.  Registration is limited to 350 participants and will fill quickly when registration opens.  Go to http://gloryhoundevents.com/the-scream-half-marathon/ for more information about the event and the opening of registration.

Info/Results: Event Page 

2014 Overall Results

2014 Age Group Results

2014 Runner Information 

2013 Overall Results

2013 Age Group Results

 


Lake Logan Multi-Sport Festival

Date: August 8-9, 2015
Lake Logan Episcopal Center, Canton, NC

Lake Logan returns with a new date and format.  The Lake Logan Half (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run) was added last year to amazing reviews and will return this year as the only race on Saturday.  The original International race (1500m swim, 24 mile bike, 10K run) will celebrate its 10th anniversary and move to Sunday with the Lake Logan Sprint (500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5K run).

Registration Now Open!

Lake Logan Half - Saturday, August 8 Event Page    

Lake Logan International Triathlon - Sunday, August 9Event Page     

Lake Logan Sprint Triathlon - Sunday, August 9 Event Page      


Maggie Valley Moonlight Run

Date: August 23, 2015 - 8:30 p.m.
Maggie Valley Fairgrounds - Maggie Valley, NC

This classic 8K road race returns for its 34th year under the moonlight in Maggie Valley.  The town closes half of Hwy. 19 for the event, that also includes the Sunset Fun Run inside the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.  Music will be found across the course and at the post-race party. 

Registration Opens January 1, 2015

Event Page

2014 Overall Results

2014 Age Group Results

2013 Overall Results

2013 Age Group Results
 


Asheville Running Experience

We are extremely excited to produce this new event that will capture the essence of Asheville through five distinct events: The ARX Half Marathon, the Funktastik Fun, and the Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K will take place on Saturday in the South Slope district of downtown while the Chasing Tail 8K and The Incredible Asheville Urban Odyssey will be all over the city on Sunday.

Date: September 5-6, 2015
Asheville, NC

Registration Now Open!

Event Page


Southcliff Black & Blue Trail Classic

Date: Saturday, September 19
Southcliff Asheville
 

The private trails of the Southcliff community in Fairview beckon you to run them with either the 6.5-mile Black race or 2.6-mile Blue race.  This race features the best prizes and post-race party of any in the area including a catered lunch and beer.   

Info/Results: Event Page

2013 Black Age Group

2013 Black Overall

2013 Blue Age Group

2013 Blue Overall

2012 Black Age Group

2012 Black Overall

2012 Blue Age Group

2012 Blue Overall

 


Freedlander 5K

 

Date: Saturday, September 19
Haywood Community College, Clyde

Haywood Community College celebrates its 50th anniversary with a 5K named after the college’s founder.  The race will be held on the HCC campus and take runners through campus and a portion of bordering roads.  Following the race and awards ceremony will be a day-long anniversary celebration.  

Registration Opens March 1, 2015

Info/Results: 

 


Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5K

Date: October 3, 2015
Cherokee, North Carolina

Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5K – Join us for a great fall race in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains.  This event has become famous for its generous swag package, picturesque courses, local culture and amazing post-race meal.  

Registration Opens January 1, 2015 

Information: Event Page


The Power of Pink

Date: October 24, 2015
Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center, Clyde, NC

Haywood County’s premier breast cancer event returns for its ninth year providing screening and follow up testing for the county’s underserved women.  Since its inception the event has provided testing for over 600 women.  The event features The Pink Relay, a 5K run and honor walk.  

Results:

    2014 5K Overall       2014 5K Age Group    2014 Pink Relay 

    2013 5K Overall       2013 5K Age Group

    2012 5K Overall       2012 5K Age Group

    2011 Pink Relay       2011 4-Mile Overall      2011 4-Mile Age Groups

    2010 Pink Relay       2010 4-Mile Overall      2010 4-Mile Age Groups

 


Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk for Arthritis

Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:00 a.m.
Montford Recreation Center
Asheville, NC

Celebrate the holiday season and help raise money for arthritis research with the Jingle Bell 5K in Montford.   Over 300 runners and walkers participate each year where you never know what kind of costumes you will see or the kind of weather you will experience.  Race information will be available soon.

Info/Registration: Event Page

2014 Results: Overall & Age Group

2013 Results: Overall & Age Group

2012 Results: Overall & Age Group

2011 Results: Overall & Age Group

2010 Results: Overall & Age Group


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If you have an idea for an event, looking for new management for an existing event or just advice, please contact us with the information below:

Glory Hound Events
PO Box 19256 *Asheville, North Carolina * 28815

828.400.5868
greg@gloryhoundevents.com