Glory Hound Events produces a variety of Half Marathons each with their own unique courses. These races take place in Asheville and the surrounding Western North Carolina region; known for its’ scenic beauty, culture, and diverse climates. Half marathon races include two downhill races; the Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon and The Scream! Half Marathon, as well as the urban experience of the Asheville Running Experience Half Marathon.
The Downhill At Dawn takes place at the Ridgecrest Center in Black Mountain NC, taking runners on a combination of paved and forested gravel roads, ending in Old Fort, NC. The extremely popular Scream! Half Marathon, known for its’ “13.1 mile of pure hill” and dropping almost 2000 vertical feet, starts in Jonas Ridge, NC and ends in the ghost town of Mortimer, NC. The Asheville Running Experience Half Marathon takes place in the heart of downtown Asheville, NC and duplicates 95% of the beloved AC-T Half Marathon, starting in the South Slope and taking racers through some of Asheville’s most beautiful neighborhoods.