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…

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…

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

Downtown Waynesville 285 N Main St, Waynesville

Due to current limitations for social gatherings and best practices for races, we do not believe we can produce this event according to the vision we created last year.  We want to honor Riley Howell to the fullest and we cannot do that in the current climate.  We are postponing the race to April 3,…

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

Downtown Waynesville 285 N Main St, Waynesville

Due to current limitations for social gatherings and best practices for races, we do not believe we can produce this event according to the vision we created last year. We want to honor Riley Howell to the fullest and we cannot do that in the current climate. We are postponing the race to April 3,…

Biltmore-Kiwanis 15K/5K Classic

Biltmore Estate 1 Lodge St, Asheville

The Asheville Kiwanis Club has decided to postpone the 23rd Biltmore-Kiwanis 15K/5K Classic, scheduled for October 4, 2020 to May 16, 2021.  Since last spring, we have come to realize how difficult it is going to be to implement all of the COVID-19 safety measures that the Biltmore Estate and Buncombe County will require while still providing…

Fire Mountain Inferno XC & Enduro Weekend

Cherokee Fairgrounds 545 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee

We are looking forward to seeing everyone again for our third weekend of mountain bike racing on the amazing Fire Mountain Trails in Cherokee, North Carolina. We will have Enduro racing on Saturday and Cross Country racing on Sunday. This event is for all levels of racer and we know everyone will enjoy both the…

Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon

Ridgecrest Conference Center 1 Ridgecrest Dr., Ridgecrest

It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon and the Downhill at Dusk 5K are canceled due to the current restrictions in North Carolina surrounding COVID-19. Because of these restrictions, the Ridgecrest Conference Center felt the right thing to do would be to refund everyone the full…

Downhill at Dusk 5k

Ridgecrest Conference Center 1 Ridgecrest Dr., Ridgecrest

It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon and the Downhill at Dusk 5K are canceled due to the current restrictions in North Carolina surrounding COVID-19. Because of these restrictions, the Ridgecrest Conference Center felt the right thing to do would be to refund everyone the full…

Highland Brewing Night Flight

Highland Brewing 12 Old Charlotte Hwy #200, Asheville

The Highland Brewing Night Flight is everyone's favorite twilight race and back for its seventh year and, it's better than ever. The 4.5-mile East Asheville course will take runners through the Asheville Golf Course, through the Beverly Hills neighborhood (where you will be showered with cheers, and maybe sprinklers, from the residents) and past the…

Lake Logan Half

Lake Logan Episcopal Center 154 Suncrest Mill Road, Canton

The picturesque Lake Logan Conference Center is the home of one of the most beautiful venues in all of multi-sport racing. Here you will find wet suit legal swims in August, challenging and scenic bike courses, and runs on a tree canopied course along a rolling river. You will probably also see bald eagles flying…