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 Smokies Half Marathon.
The Mighty Four Miler course includes parts of Waynesville and Hazelwood.
Special prizes will be presented to the top three overall male and female, top Masters (40 & Over) male and female and top Grand Masters (50 & Over) male and female. Our friends at Jus’ Running in Asheville will be providing gift cards for the top 3 overall male and female ($75-1st, $50-2nd, $40-3rd); top male and female Masters ($40) and top male and female Grand Masters ($40).
Age group awards will go to the first, second and third male and female in the following age groups: 12 & Under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34,35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over.
No double dipping!
The race will utilize chip timing. A timing chip will be on the back of your race bib, which should be worn on your front and visible at all times during the race.
All racers and spectators are encourage to park in the Haywood County Courthouse parking deck on Branner Avenue.
Everyone who is registered for the 2020 event, plus anyone who cancelled, is deferred to the 2021 race. There is no need for further action.