We look forward to seeing everyone for the fifth anniversary of this epic race on Saturday, October 16.
Online registration opens on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Saturday, October 16 – 3:00-4:30 PM – Main Gate Area
Race Day Schedule – October 16
This 5K is not for the faint of heart or spirit. The course is 1800’ of unrelenting climbing on paved roads from start to finish. The payoff is at the finish with unrivaled views of mountains and forests in the heart of the fall color season.
Click HERE to see a video of the 2019 race.
Male: Nikolas Silva – 26:42 (2019) Female: Anne Wheatley – 28:48 (2018)
This will be a bib-timed race with your time recorded when you cross the finish line. Please have your race bib visible at the finish.
Male: Nikolas Silva – 26:42 (2019) // Female: Anne Wheatley – 28:48 (2018)
Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to participate.
Parking will be located just before the Mountain Air offices on your right and just past that building on the left just before the main gate.
Directions From Asheville
I-26 N to Burnsville exit 10 E.
Take 19E for 13 miles to first stoplight at Phipps Creek Rd. Make right and go 2 miles to entrance on left.
30 minute drive from downtown Asheville
The Ascent on Mountain Air 5K taking has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discounts for those canceling during our cancellation periods.
If the event is NOT sold out, a discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 7 days days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 7 days days before the event, if the event is not sold out.
If the event IS sold out, a discount code for 100% of your race registration fee will be offered until 5 days days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 5 days days before the event, if the event is sold out.
Partial discount codes are only available for cancellations of completed registrations. A registration is considered incomplete if payment was mailed in and has not yet been received. Discount codes can be used to register for the 2021 race and will be valid for 12 months after the event date.
This policy only applies to the Ascent at Mountain Air 5K. Discount codes from the previous year may not be used for any other events owned or managed by Glory Hound Events or its partnerships.