Santa’s Showdown

Asheville Recreation Park 65 Gashes Creek Rd, Asheville

The second Santa’s Showdown will take place as a live, in-person event 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. This year’s race has been designed to provide a safe atmosphere…

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

Asheville Catholic School 12 Culvern St, Asheville

Ever since we had to postpone this race in March due to COVID-19, much time and effort has been put into determining which school events are safe in order to have students return to school for in-person learning. With this goal in mind as well as the safety of our participants, volunteers and staff, we…

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 as part of the great tradition of road racing in Haywood County. This race will be run in conjunction with the inaugural Mighty 4 Miler to Benefit the Riley Howell…

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 4 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…

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…

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

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 6:01 AM, runners escape the heat of late May and the crowds of city races.  Capped at only…

Downhill at Dusk 5k

Ridgecrest Conference Center 1 Ridgecrest Dr., Ridgecrest

The Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain is proud to present the fifth 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…

The Scream! Half Marathon

Brown Mountain Beach Resort 6785 Brown Mountain Beach Road, Lenoir

Since we made the decision in April to move the race to December, we have remained optimistic the race could go on as planned and have been working toward making this version of the Scream the best we could for our loyal runners. However, with the Governor’s announcement on October 21st that North Carolina will…

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…

Lake Logan Sprint

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…