Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon

Ridgecrest Conference Center 1 Ridgecrest Dr., Ridgecrest

The Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain is the start line for this mostly downhill half marathon that takes runners on a scenic combination of paved and forested gravel roads from Ridgecrest to Old Fort. Starting at 7:01 AM, runners escape the heat of late May and the crowds of city races. Capped at only…

Power of Pink 5K

Frog Level In Downtown Waynesville, NC Commerce St, Waynesville

Join us for the 14th Annual Power of Pink 5K in the Historic Frog Level of Downtown Waynesville for a fun morning of running, walking and raising money for this important cause. Since the event was created in 2007, over 1,800 mammograms and follow-up procedures have been provided to over 900 male and female residents…

Downhill at Dusk 5k

Ridgecrest Conference Center 1 Ridgecrest Dr., Ridgecrest

The Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain is proud to present the fourth Downhill at Dusk 5K. Runners will run a course from Ridgecrest to Black Mountain that drops over 200 feet in elevation. This is one of most unique and fastest races of the year. Earlier that day, the Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon will take runners…

Biltmore-Kiwanis 15K/5K Classic

Biltmore Estate 1 Lodge St, Asheville

The Kiwanis Club of Asheville invites you to join us for the as we celebrate the 23rd year of our race on the iconic Biltmore Estate. This majestic course should be on every runners bucket list! Starting near the estate winery, we will wind through scenic property, passing by America’s oldest private residence and through the fragrant gardens, taking…

The Ascent at Mountain Air 5K

Mountain Air 65 Mountain Air Drive, Burnsville

The Mountain Air community near Burnsville and Glory Hound Events are excited to announce the 4th Annual Ascent at Mountain Air 5K on Saturday, October 17, 2020. This 5K road race will climb 1,800 feet, from the private community’s gates to the air strip on the top. Registration Online registration will open Wednesday, April 1…

Gateway to the Smokies Half Marathon, Presented by The Smoky Mountain News

Downtown Waynesville 285 N Main St, Waynesville

Welcome to the return of the Gateway to the Smokies Half Marathon in beautiful Waynesville, North Carolina. We are excited to bring this race back with the original course and start/finish lines. This race will be run in conjunction with the inaugural Mighty 4 Miler to Benefit the Riley Howell Foundation Fund. Registration Online registration…

Mighty Four Miler – To Benefit the Riley Howell Foundation Fund, Presented by The Swag

Downtown Waynesville 285 N Main St, Waynesville

Welcome to the inaugural Mighty Four Miler to Benefit the Riley Howell Foundation Fund in beautiful Waynesville, North Carolina. We are privileged to honor the sacrifice and heroism of Riley Howell and the support the efforts of the foundation with this fun race. This race will be run in conjunction with the Gateway to the…

Asheville Catholic School’s 14th Annual Shamrock 5K/10K/Fun Run

Asheville Catholic School 12 Culvern St, Asheville

Asheville Catholic School presents the 14th Annual Shamrock Run on Saturday, October 31. There are two races: a 5K and a 10K, both of which start and finish at ACS and run through the beautiful neighborhoods of North Asheville. A fun run will precede the start of the 5K and 10K. The 10K will start…

Santa’s Showdown

Asheville Recreation Park 65 Gashes Creek Rd, Asheville

The second Santa’s Showdown will take place on Saturday, December 5 at Recreation Park in East Asheville. This unique 5K will pit runners representing Elves and Reindeer against each other to establish North Pole supremacy for the coming year.

The Scream! Half Marathon

Brown Mountain Beach Resort 6785 Brown Mountain Beach Road, Lenoir

The Scream! Half Marathon in a non COVID19 world, is one of the most unique half marathons in the country. Because of issues related to the pandemic, the 2020 course will be an out-and-back through the breathtaking Wilson Creek Recreation Area in Caldwell County, NC, starting and finishing at the Brown Mountain Beach Resort. The…

Fire Mountain Inferno XC & Enduro Weekend

Cherokee Fairgrounds 545 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee

New Event Date: May 22-23, 2021 The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has made the decision to cancel or postpone all events scheduled on the Qualla Boundary for the remainder of 2020. This includes the Fire Mountain Inferno, scheduled for September 12 and 13, 2020. We regret we have to make this decision but with…

Highland Brewing Night Flight

Highland Brewing 12 Old Charlotte Hwy #200, Asheville

**Night Flight 2020 Postponed Till July 17, 2021** Night Flight 2020 has been postponed to July 17th 2021. After six consecutive years and over $40,000 raised for Asheville greenway initiatives, we made the hard decision to postpone this year’s race. Night Flight started as a way to celebrate our community and the active mountain lifestyle we…