RUN, WALK, OR CRAWL TO YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION
COUNTDOWN TO THE 2018 NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION RUN
Commemorative Finisher’s Award
Commemorate your accomplishment with a unique, Resolution Run Finisher Medal. Finisher Medals are not given automatically to all finishers, this is a special commemorative award available for purchase. You can purchase these online during registration or in our online store. Deadline to purchase online is December 14, 2016 at midnight. A few may be available for purchase on-site at the event, at packet-pickup.
LONG SLEEVE RACE TEE
Not included in race entry, available for purchase during registration.
Find all Scheduled Pre, Post, and Race Day Events Here
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS END
September 30, 2016
PRE-EVENT PACKET PICK-UP & REGISTRATION
Saturday, December 31st, 2016
The first 200 participants to register or pick up their bibs on Saturday will receive a 2017 Spirited Headband to wear at the event!
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown YMCA, 30 Woodfin St. Asheville, NC 28801
RACE-DAY PACKET PICK-UP & REGISTRATION
Sunday, January 1st, 2017
Packs Square Park (Race Hub)
121 College St, Asheville, NC 28801
ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS
Tuesday, December 29th at midnight
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
8:00 - 9:30 am
Packet pick up and registration ($35 entry fee) will be at Pack Square Park (Race Hub)
Free coffee available courtesy of Ingles
Race starts on Spruce Street (beside Pack Square)
Post race food courtesy of Ingles at the vendor booth area in Pack Square Park
11:30 am (approximately)
Awards Ceremonies held near finish area in Pack Square Park
DETAILS & GUIDELINES
We recommend picking up your registration packet and signing in the day before, but if you can’t, come early on race day to get your bib and other goodies!
Bring Everything You Need
Money, food, drink, adequate clothing. Remember to dress for the weather conditions.The morning can be cold, with temps easily dipping into the 40s and sometimes 30s. Layering your clothes is critical and a good warm jacket is advised. It’s winter time, so you never know!
Follow Road Rules
You assume all risk of injuries. Be smart. Pay attention to the road. Show respect for the communities we go through and any motorists we encounter by by not littering, being careful where you pee, and obeying ALL RED LIGHTS AND STOP SIGNS.
IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER
In case of inclement weather, we may alter or cancel the event. We will always do everything in our power to avoid delay or cancellation. Announcements made before ride. CHECK our Facebook page for updates.
You may pray or curse, but please do so silently.
COURSE & MAP
Start 2017 off with a bang at Pack Square in Downtown Asheville on Spruce Street
- RIGHT - College Street
- LEFT - Oak Street
- RIGHT - Central Avenue
- RIGHT - East Chestnut Street
- LEFT - Charlotte Street
- LEFT - Edwin Place
- LEFT - Evelyn Place
- LEFT - Murdock Avenue
- RIGHT - Hillside Street
- LEFT - Madison Avenue
- RIGHT - East Chestnut
- LEFT - Central Avenue
- RIGHT - Woodfin Street
- LEFT - North Market Street
- FINISH - Spruce Street - Go straight across into the sidewalk/Pack Square Park for Finish
New for 2017! Overall Winners (Top 1,2,3 male/female) and the Middle of the Pack Runner will receive Cash Prizes to go along with their locally made pottery award!
Overall male/female winners (top 3) and masters winners will receive prizes with their locally made pottery award
Overall awards – 1,2,3 (male/female) | Master’s male/female overall
AGE GROUPS Category:
Age Groups male/female winners (top 3) will receive a locally made pottery award
15 & under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over.
*Awards Ceremony to be held at approximately 11:30am in Pack Square Park near the finish area.*
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
FROM WEST OF ASHEVILLE:
Follow I-40 E and I-240 E to US-74 ALT E/Patton Ave in Asheville. Take exit 4B from I-240 E.
FROM NORTH OF ASHEVILLE:
Follow I-26 E/US-19 S/US-23 S toward Asheville, Take the Patton Avenue exit on the left toward Downtown and continue onto US-74 ALT E/Patton Ave.
FROM EAST OF ASHEVILLE:
Follow I-40 W. Take I-240 W to US-70 E/Charlotte St in Asheville. Take exit 5B from I-240 W, Continue on US-70 E/Charlotte St. Take College St to N Pack Square.
FROM SOUTH OF ASHEVILLE:
Follow I-26 W to US-74 ALT E/Patton Ave in Asheville. Take exit 4B from I-240 E, Continue onto US-74 ALT E/Patton Ave.
NO Parking at the YMCA — Available parking at neighboring First Baptist Church, across the street at the Buncombe County Health Department, on the street, and in nearby parking garages.
VOLUNTEER AT THE RESOLUTION RUN!
Race day photos are provided by Katie Kelleher Follow The Art Strings Photography. Visit her website to view the images from the various legs of the race, and show your support by purchasing a few.
POST RACE SURVEY
PLEASE LETS US KNOW ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE. Take the survey for chance to WIN a FREE ENTRY into the 2017 Resolution Run! We will be selecting one (1) survey-taker to win two (2) free entries into the 2017 New Year’s Day Resolution Run 5k event. One winner picked on January 15th and announce on our Resolution Run Facebook page.
OUR CHARITY PARTNERS
Proceeds from the race benefit the following causes:
Police Unity Tour
Police Unity Tour - Chapter IV: bringing public awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty and to honor their sacrifices.