2017 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 21st, 2017 @ 8:55AM

With ten 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!


Race to the Taps #1 - Bold Rock Cidery

March 18th, 2017 @ 11:00AM

Four brewery inspired 5-milers around Western North Carolina in 2017 to help you keep your resolutions all year!


Race to the Taps #2 - New Belgium Brewing

April 29th, 2017 @ 11:00AM

Four brewery inspired 5-milers around Western North Carolina in 2017 to help you keep your resolutions all year!


Asheville JCC Falafel 5k Run/Walk

April 30th, 2017 @ 10:00AM

Join us for the 10th annual Falafel 5K run/walk and Camp Ruach Fun Run to celebrate Israel's 69th 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)


Mountain Sports Festival

May 26th - 28th, 2017

The Mountain Sports Festival is a weekend music and sports festival that celebrates community, athletics and local business!


Asheville Running Experience Half Marathon

September 23rd, 2017 @ 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 Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K

September 23rd, 2017 @ 6:00PM

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

September 24th, 2017 @ 9:00AM

The Asheville Running Experience brings you true outdoor adventure within Asheville city limits! The 2017 Chasing Trail 8K will be held at Richmond Hill Park which consists of about 5 miles of signed trails on both old road beds and purpose-built paths.


The Asheville Urban Odyssey

September 24th, 2017 @ TBD

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 - Oskar Blues Brewery

September 30th, 2017 @ 11:00AM

Four brewery inspired 5-milers around Western North Carolina in 2017 to help you keep your resolutions all year!


Race to the Taps #4 - The Wedge Brewing

October 28th, 2017 @ 11:00AM

Four brewery inspired 5-milers around Western North Carolina in 2017 to help you keep your resolutions all year!


Asheville JCC Hanukkah 8k

December 10th, 2017 @ 09:15AM

The event is a community wide celebration of the upcoming 8 day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights.


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