RUNNING, CYCLING, &
MULTI-SPORTS

iDaph Events brings unique sports events to Western North Carolina, producing cycling, running and multi-sport events that we would want to participate in! We will not simply settle for being at the forefront of the race scene. No, my friends, “good enough” just isn’t good enough for us as organizers! We want every participant to have an unforgettably enjoyable experience at our events and we strive to make that come true… for you!
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FEATURED EVENTS

Asheville Half Marathon at Biltmore Estate

ASHEVILLE HALF MARATHON

Saturday, March 11th, 2017, 7:30 am

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

13.1 mile challenge in
America’s largest backyard!

Part of the Royal Trifecta Challenge.

Everything about the race was wonderful! The volunteers did an amazing job, and it was very well run – and beautiful too! I was SO proud to win First in my Age Group and represent ‪Girls With Sole!

Liz Ferro, 2015 Participant

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Asheville Half Marathon at Biltmore Estate

ASHEVILLE FULL MARATHON

Sunday, March 12th, 2017, 7:30 am

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

26.2 mile challenge in America’s largest backyard! Part of the Royal Trifecta Challenge and a Boston Marathon qualifying event.

Royal Trifecta Challenge at Biltmore Estate

ROYAL TRIFECTA CHALLENGE

March - September, 2016 • Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

If you can manage to finish ALL THREE of our 2016 races at the Biltmore Estate, you will be able to lay claim to the kind of prizes that only those with the grit to complete the challenge deserve!

Learn more about the races required to complete the Royal Trifecta Challenge:

The Asheville Marathon OR Half The Biltmore/Kiwanis Classic 15k OR 5k The Asheville Duathlon, 10k Off-Road Run, OR Gravel Grinder Bike Race

Lung Buster Time Trial Bike Series

LUNG BUSTER TIME TRIAL SERIES

April - September, 2016

Asheville, Etowah, Hendersonville,
& Marshall

A five-part competitive time trial racing series of cycling events in Western North Carolina providing all participants a professional racer experience, no matter how fast you are.

Includes 2 challenging hill climbs and 3 fast and flat out-and-back courses.

SUMMER EVENTS

The Asheville Triathlon

THE ASHEVILLE TRIATHLON + KIDS SPLASH N' DASH

Sunday, July 17th, 2016, 6:45 am

Asheville Rec Park, Asheville, NC

400 meter beautiful outdoor pool swim, 11.6 mile flat to rolling landscape bike course, and an out and back flat and fast 5k run! + a great event for kids on the same day!

The Lelia Patterson Center Throwback Triathlon

THE LPC THROWBACK TRIATHLON + KIDS SPLASH N' DASH

Sunday, August 14th, 2016, 8:00 am

Lelia Patterson Center, Fletcher, NC

200y swim, 17.5m bike, 5K run; retro attire encouraged!

Also a Kid’s Splash n’ Dash event for beginner to advanced athletic youth.

Asheville Duathlon at Biltmore Estate Races

ASHEVILLE DUATHLON, 10K OFF-ROAD RUN, & GRAVEL GRINDER BIKE RACES

Sunday, September 11th, 2016, 8:30 am

Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

5k road run, off-road 10mi. bike, 5k run on packed dirt/singletrack or 10k off-road trail run on packed dirt. 20mi, 40mi, or 60mi gravel grinder bike races. Part of the Royal Trifecta Challenge. Limited Spots!

FALL & WINTER EVENTS

LPC Frostbite Races presented by Trace and Company

TRANSYLVANIA ADVENTURE GAMES

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016
Benefiting Mountain Sun Community School

Brevard, NC

Transylvania Adventure Games is an annual outdoor family fun event. TAG is designed to get your heart pumping, your body moving, and your brain working…leaving you with a smile on your face!

The Trick or Trail 5 mile and 1 mile Spooky Sprint

TRICK OR TRAIL 5 MILE & 1 MILE SPOOKY SPRINT

Friday, October 28th, 2016, 6:30 pm

DuPont State Forest, Hendersonville, NC

Strap on headlamps and light up the night as you duke it out in the dusk on the twists and turns of DuPont’s famous trail system, not knowing what bogies and specters might lurk around each corner! The Halloween themed One Mile Fun Run is a great chance for kids and kids-at-heart alike to break costumes out a day early!

Asheville Winter Bike League Cycling Sports Events

ASHEVILLE WINTER BIKE LEAGUE

WINTER 2016/2017 DATES COMING SOON

Fletcher Park, NC (unless otherwise noted)

Join in our winter bike league group rides and become a part of building a better cycling community in WNC. The AVL-WBL is a program of the iDream Athletes Foundation, an iDaph Events Non-Profit, aimed at fueling the growth of our WNC sports events community.

New Year's Resolution Run Downtown Asheville 5k

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION RUN 5K

Sunday, January 1st, 2017, 10:00 am

Downtown, Asheville, NC

3rd annual 5k through the streets of Downtown Asheville, NC on New Years Day 2017. Come run or crawl your way to completing your first new year’s resolution, or two.

The 2016 Frostbite was spectacular, a few items I loved: 1. Live 17 piece band, they played before, during, and after the run 2. Kids run a mile and finish at the adult time-line before we started 3. The support and guidance along the route 100% consistent 4. Encouragement at the home stretch was appreciated 5. Post race treats were nutritious and healthy, no junk food 6. The youngsters were recognized before adult awards. 7. I felt like I was a member of the LPC family while on-site Thank you LPC and Daphine Kirkwood, Race Director. Look forward to next year. <3 <3 <3

Joe Barrett

24th Annual Frostbite

LPC Frostbite Races presented by Trace and Company

LPC FROSTBITE RACES

WINTER 2017 DATE COMING SOON!

Lelia Patterson Center, Fletcher, NC

25th annual 10K & 5K, and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, presented by Trace & Company, over hilly terrain. Portion of the proceeds benefit charity partners.

SPRING EVENTS

Gnarliest Kids Adventure Race, GNAR

THE GNARLIEST KIDS ADVENTURE

2017 Date Coming Soon!

Camp Pinnacle, Hendersonville, NC

In this Mountain Community School event, Kids 5—14 get the opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing in teams of two who work together to navigate a variety of challenges. The course is TOP SECRET! New 5k run for children and adults.

Biltmore Kiwanis Classic 15k/5k Races at Biltmore Estate

BILTMORE KIWANIS CLASSIC

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 7:15 am
Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

5K / 15K premier destination run.

Part of the Royal Trifecta Challenge. Limited Spots Available!

COLLIER LILLY RIDE FOR NC OUTWARD BOUND

COLLIER LILLY RIDE FOR NC OUTWARD BOUND

Sunday, May 29th, 2016, 7:45 am

Carrier Park, Asheville, NC

The ride offers a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain route, the 50 mile half century with 3,600 feet of climbing, that will start and end at Carrier Park in Asheville. Kids ride starts at 1:00pm. Proceeds will fund scholarships for WNC youth to attend a life-changing NCOBS wilderness course.

Our Sports Events Stand Out Because of Features Like:

Our Locations Have Amazing Scenery to Keep You Interested!

Well Marked Courses to Help You Find Your Way!

You Get a Great Racing Experience!

Enthusiastic Staff & Volunteers Raise Your Spirits!

Clear Race Communications so You Know What's Happening!

The Best Race Merchandise (Ask Around)!

CONTACT SUPPORT@IDAPH.NET WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT ANY EVENT!

I’m so glad I raced today. Not just for the swag but for the awesome course and fun crowd. There were a lot of first timers today, whom I admire… way to be badasses, ya’ll! And finally, thanks to all the great volunteers and race staff. You all rock.

Kit Hayes

2013 First Place Female, LPC Throwback Triathlon

Thank you for a great race. We all had a blast!!! What a great turn out of Women!!! Thank you for creating a welcoming race for all level of racers…from first time racers to us silly Masters+ Women on fixed gear with pink “I’m with Awesome” socks on. Look forward to the rest of the series.

Wendy Coin

2014 Participant, Lung Buster Time Trial Series

My two daughters did the kids’ race and had a wonderful time. Kudos for putting on a fun event. I did the tri the next morning and had a great time as well. Did it 5 years ago as one of my first triathlon experiences and it was just as much fun this go round. Thanks for putting on fun races!

Alana Kennedy-NAsser

2013 Participant, Asheville Triathlon