2016 Events Local races benefitting local charities, put on by local race directors with something for everyone!

Asheville Hot Chocolate 10K, Kids Hill Climb & Marshmallow Dash

January 23rd, 2016 @ 8:55AM

With nine years of support for the kids of Isaac Dickson Elementary School, this family-friendly winter gem ends with yummy hot cocoa and is actually one of the flattest 10K races in Asheville. Voted Best Foot Race in Western North Carolina (10k and under) two years in row!


Band-Aid 5k/8k at Asheville High

March 5th, 2016 @ 10:00AM

The 4th annual Band-Aid race benefits the Asheville High School Band, helping them to replace old and damaged instruments and support two scholarship funds for graduating band members.


Race to the Taps #1 - Catawba Brewing

April 23rd, 2016 @ 2:30PM

This 5 mile race kicks off the 2016 Race to the Taps Marathon Edition four race series. Increase your running distance as the series progresses and complete 26.2 miles over the course of four races!


Asheville JCC Falafel 5k Run/Walk

May 8th, 2016 @ 10:00AM

Join us for the 9th annual Falafel 5K run/walk and Camp Ruach Fun Run to celebrate Israel's 68th Independence Day! This year our fun, family-oriented race will begin once again at the Asheville Jewish Community Center. Voted third best Foot Race in Western North Carolina (10k and under)


Asheville Middle School - 8th Grade Semi-formal

May 13th, 2016 @ 6:30 - 10:30PM

Morris Hellenic Cultural Center 227 Cumberland Ave. in Montford (security and chaperons provided). Free snacks, free photo booth and featuring DJ Mini Moto! It's going to be a fun time! Tickets only $10!


Race to the Taps #2 - Southern Appalachian Brewery

June 11th, 2016 @ 11:00AM

This 6.2 mile race is the second in the 2016 Race to the Taps Marathon Edition four race series. Increase your running distance as the series progresses and complete 26.2 miles over the course of four races!


Asheville Running Experience Half Marathon

August 20th, 2016 @ 7:00AM

The signature race of the Asheville Running experience, this ARX Half starts in the heart of Asheville's South Slope and takes you on a tour of the diverse neighborhoods around town.


ARX Funktastic Fun Run

August 20th, 2016 @ 4:30PM

The Asheville Running Experience Funktastic Fun run is great for all fitness levels. This is a 1k dash in downtown Asheville. We've extended the fun to include all ages and abilities.


ARX Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K

August 20th, 2016 @ 5:30PM

Fly like a super hero down the streets of Asheville during the Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K, part of the Asheville Running Experience. Dress up like your favorite crime fighter and join us for a fun packed evening run.


Asheville Running Experience Chasing Trail

August 21st, 2016 @ 9:00AM

The Asheville Running Experience brings you true outdoor adventure within Asheville city limits! The 2015 event took place at Kolo Bike Park. It may or may not be at Kolo in 2016, but where ever he have it, it will be great!


ARX The Incredible Asheville Urban Odyssey

August 21st, 2016 @ 10:00AM

Teams of four follow a series of clues to both hidden and well known Asheville locations where they must complete a specific task before receiving their next clue! Expect to walk/run between 3 and 5 miles throughout town!


Race to the Taps #3 - Pisgah Brewing

September 24th, 2016 @ 2:00PM

This 7 mile race is the third in the 2016 Race to the Taps Marathon Edition four race series. Increase your running distance as the series progresses and complete 26.2 miles over the course of four races!


Race to the Taps #4 - New Belgium Brewing

October 29th, 2016 @ 11:00AM

This 8 mile (w/ 4 mile option) race completes the 2016 Race to the Taps Marathon Edition four race series. Increase your running distance as the series progresses and complete 26.2 miles over the course of four races!


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