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The Ascent at Mountain Air 5K

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


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Mountain Air and Glory Hound Events are excited to announce the sixth Ascent on Mountain Air 5K in the evening of Saturday, October 15, 2022.  This 5K road race climbs 1,800 feet, from the community’s main gate near Burnsville to the private air strip on the top.  At 4,600 feet elevation, this is the most spectacular finish line in Western North Carolina.

Race Time: 5:00 PM


Online registration is now open and will close at 9:00 PM on Thursday, October 13.

Race Cap

The 5K is limited to 200 participants

Two Runways, Two Races, One Day

The Ascent at Mountain Air 5K is the second of two races in the Asheville area that take place at airports.  Earlier that day, the AVL Runway 5K at Asheville Regional Airport will welcome 1,000 runners to race on west taxiway, while airplanes take off and land.




October 15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Mountain Air
65 Mountain Air Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714 United States
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Race Information

Please email general race questions to greg@gloryhoundevents.com