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…

Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon

Ridgecrest Conference Center 1 Ridgecrest Dr., Ridgecrest

We are excited to announce the return of the Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon for 2021. The Ridgecrest Conference Center above 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 6:00 AM,…

The Scream! Half Marathon

Brown Mountain Beach Resort 6785 Brown Mountain Beach Road, Lenoir

Welcome to the 10th edition of The Scream Half Marathon.  We had intended to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this iconic race in 2020 but life had other ideas.  We look forward to a much better 2021 and hosting this loved event. Our plan at the moment is to return to our iconic course, which…

Lake Logan Half

Lake Logan Episcopal Center 154 Suncrest Mill Road, Canton

1.2 mile Swim, 56 mile Bike, 13.1 mile Run 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…

Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon

Cherokee Fairgrounds 545 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee

Welcome back to the ninth edition of the Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon . This regional favorite will take place on Saturday, September 18 and will once again feature it’s famous swag, scenic courses and amazing post-race food and drink. This race will be run in conjunction with the Cherokee Harvest 5K. We hope you will…