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

Downtown Waynesville 285 N Main St, Waynesville, NC

Welcome to the Gateway to the Smokies Half Marathon, Presented by Smoky Mountain News.  We are excited to produce this Spring half marathon with its scenic course and festive start and finish in beautiful Waynesville, North Carolina.  This race will be run in conjunction with the inaugural Mighty 4 Miler to Benefit the Riley Howell…

Strawberry Jam Half Marathon

Downtown Bryson City - Strawberry Jam Start Line 130 Slope St, Bryson City, NC

Welcome to the inaugural Strawberry Jam Half Marathon.  We are excited to introduce everyone to the fantastic running and outdoors in beautiful Bryson City, North Carolina.  This race will be run in conjunction with the Strawberry Jame 5K race. Race Date:  Saturday, May 21, 2022  Registration: Online registration will open on Friday, January 14, 2022…

Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon

Ridgecrest Conference Center 1 Ridgecrest Dr., Ridgecrest, NC

The Ridgecrest Conference Center in Black Mountain, NC is the start line for this revered downhill half marathon that takes runners on a scenic combination of paved and forested gravel roads from Ridgecrest to the Town of Old Fort.  Starting at 6:01 AM, runners escape the heat of late May and the crowds of city…

The Scream! Half Marathon

Brown Mountain Beach Resort 6785 Brown Mountain Beach Road, Lenoir

After 10 years of using the same course and requiring runners to ride on two separate shuttles, we are changing things up for the start of our second decade.  What that does mean? A new course inside the Wilson Creek Recreation Area - this will be an out-and-back entirely along the river with a 2%…

Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon

Cherokee Fairgrounds 545 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC

Thank you for everyone who came back to Cherokee to run with us at our 8th Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon.  We are grateful to our sponsors, our fantastic volunteers and members of the Cherokee EMS, Fire and Police Departments for ensuring a safe and fun course.  We look forward to seeing everyone again next year.…

Geyser Growl Half Marathon, Presented by Hillman Beer

Lake Tomahawk Park 401 Laurel Circle Dr, Black Mountain

Welcome back to the second running of the Geyser Growl Half Marathon, Presented by Hillman Beer.  This fun and scenic race will take runners from the bucolic Town of Black Mountain to the revitalized Town of Old Fort, passing the iconic Andrews Geyser along the way.  We will finish at Hillman Beer Old Fort with…