Asheville Area Events
We host outdoor wellness events in the beautiful areas surrounding Asheville, North Carolina. From the iconic Asheville Marathon to the festive South Asheville Turkey Trot, our events are designed to be challenging, fun, and inspirational. We encourage people of all abilities to come together and achieve their goals.
September 23, 2023
The races offer a unique opportunity to explore the spectacular 10,000 acres of rolling hills and towering trees that make up Dupont State Forest in Brevard, NC. 8.5 Mile, 5k, & 1 Mile course options.
Half Marathon & 8K
October 8, 2023
The Black Bear Half and 8k both offer a scenic, mostly flat course along the Oklawaha Greenway. The Half Marathon has less than 400 feet of elevation gain so you’ll love the speed and scenery.
Turkey Trot 5K
November 23, 2023
Thanksgiving is the largest running holiday with families all over the country! Turkey Trots are a great way to start the day. Join us at Biltmore Park Town Square and enjoy some fresh air and exercise before your Thanksgiving feast!
5K & 10K
December 2, 2023
Join iDaph Events for a festive 5K and 10K hosted by the Riveter, the nation’s premier indoor climbing gym, bike park, and wellness arena. Ugly Sweaters and holiday cheer are strongly encouraged!
10K, 5K & 1-Mile
February 18, 2024
This is the quintessential winter race; a tradition in Hendersonville for over 30 years! A great event for the entire family. Don’t miss the fitness expo after the race!
Registration opens October 12
Marathon & Half
March 16, 2024
Experience the best parts of Asheville in this iconic event. You’ll start downtown and run through charming neighborhoods, scenic greenways and the historic River Arts District. A Boston Qualifying event!
2023 Partner Events
We partner with these local organizations to help facilitate events that advance their mission.
Apple Festival Race
8K, 5K and Fun Run
September 2, 2023
The Apple Festival is a longstanding Hendersonville tradition and this race is a fall favorite. Kids will love the Chick-fil-A Mini Moo One Mile Fun Run. Join us for cool race shirts and festive apple treats all around!
100, 62, 45 & 25-Mile
September 4, 2023
The Tour d’Apple cycling event provides four exciting, challenging routes through Western North Carolina’s apple orchards, waterfalls, and mountains to benefit the charitable projects of the Hendersonville Four Seasons Rotary Club.