Glory Hound Events Announces Initial 2019 Race Schedule

Glory Hound Events 2019 Schedule Blog

Just on the heels of last months successful Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5K and one of the busiest race seasons to date, Glory Hound Events is excited to announce their first round of 2019 races. Registration for these races will open in November or early December. A handful of these races sold out in 2018 ahead of race day, so early registration is always encouraged.

Glory Hound Event’s 2019 race schedule includes favorites like The Scream! Half Marathon, Downhill At Dawn, the Lake Logan Multisport Festival and the Highland Brewing Night Flight. They are also excited about being selected to manage the Biltmore/Kiwanis Classic 15K/5K and the return of the second annual Fire Mountain Inferno, which is a weekend of mountain bike racing on the Fire Mountain trail system in Cherokee, NC.

Glory Hound Events 2019 Race Schedule

Asheville Catholic’s 13th Annual Shamrock 5K/10K/Fun Run – March 16, 2019
Celebrating its’ 13th year this event always kicks off our race season and is always a great turnout. The 5K and a 10K both start and finish at ACS, running through the beautiful neighborhoods of North Asheville. A fun run kicks off the morning and is a favorite among the younger kids.
Registration Opens December 01
Facebook Event Page


Fire Mountain Inferno Enduro & XC Weekend – Apr 27-28, 2019
Returning for a second year and at an earlier date, the Fire Mountain Inferno is weekend of mountain bike racing on the southeast flowiest trails, the Fire Mountain trail system in Cherokee, NC
Register For The Fire Mountain Inferno Enduro & XC Weekend
Facebook Event Page


Biltmore/Kiwanis 15K/5K Classic Races – May 5, 2019
We will toast the Kiwanis Club of Asheville as we celebrate the 22nd year of the Biltmore-Kiwanis 15K/5K Classic on the Biltmore Estate and the 100th anniversary of Kiwanis. This majestic course should be on every runners list to run again and again! See the estate like you have never before, then after the race stay on the grounds and enjoy the day.
Register For The Biltmore/Kiwanis 15K/5K Classic Races
Facebook Event Page


Downhill At Dawn Half Marathon – May 25, 2019
Capped at only 600 runners, The Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain is the starting line for this mostly downhill half marathon that takes runners on a scenic combination of paved and forested gravel roads to Old Fort as the sun rises.
Register For The Downhill At Dawn Half Marathon
Facebook Event Page


Downhill At Dusk 5K – May 25, 2019
One our fastest 5K races of the season, runners will run a course from Ridgecrest to Black Mountain that drops over 200 feet in elevation.
Registration For The Downhill At Dusk 5K
Facebook Event Page


The Scream! Half Marathon – July 13, 2019
One of the most unique half marathons in the country, The Scream! starts in Jonas Ridge, NC and drops over 2,400 vertical feet through the lush forests of the Blue Ridge Mountains finishing in the ghost town of Mortimer. The field is limited to 350 racers by the US Forest Service and sells out well in advance of race day every year.
Registration Opens Nov 23
Facebook Event Page


Highland Brewing Night Flight – July 27, 2019
Everyone’s favorite twilight race and back for its sixth year! The 4.5-mile East Asheville course takes runners through the Asheville Golf Course, around the Beverly Hills neighborhood and past the WNC Nature Center before finishing back at Highland Brewing Company for an amazing after-party. The best part of the race is that 100% of the race proceeds go to the Asheville Parks and Greenways Foundation with over $50,000 being donated to date.
Registration Opens Early 2019


Lake Logan Multisport Festival Presented by Asheville School – Aug 3-4, 2019
The Lake Logan Multisport Festival returns for its fourteenth year! Races include the extremely popular Lake Logan Half (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run), the original Lake Logan International race (1500m swim, 24 mile bike, 10K run) and the Lake Logan Sprint (500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5K run).
Register Now For The Lake Logan Multisport Festival

Facebook Event Page For The Lake Logan Half
Facebook Event Page For The Lake Logan International
Facebook Event Page For The Lake Logan Sprint


ZERO Prostate Cancer 5K Run/Walk – Aug 24, 2019
A day to come together to raise funds and share hope to end prostate cancer and creating a Generation Zero, the first generation of men free from prostate cancer. One our flattest races of the season, taking place at the very popular Carrier Park in West Asheville.
Registration Opens Early 2019


Glory Hound Events is busy filling out the 2019 race schedule and will announce more dates as they are confirmed. Be sure to follow Glory Hound Events on Facebook or sign up for the email newsletter for the latest information on area races.


About Glory Hound Events

Glory Hound Events was started in 2006, initially managing the historic Bele Chere 5K. Shortly after that first year the Lake Logan Triathlon was introduced and eventually became a part of the Lake Logan Multisport Festival. Glory Hound Events is now the largest endurance event management company in the Western North Carolina region, producing an average of twelve events annually. In addition to producing its own events and those for a variety of clients, Glory Hound Events offers consulting services for events outside of Western North Carolina looking to take theirs to the next level.