Downtown Asheville New Year's Resolution Run 5k

NEW YEAR’S
RESOLUTION RUN 5K

Sunday, January 1st, 2017, 10:00 am
Pack Square, Downtown, Asheville, NC

 
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RUN, WALK, OR CRAWL TO YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

COUNTDOWN TO THE 2018 NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION RUN

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The 3rd Annual Resolution Run 5k races through the streets of Downtown Asheville, NC on New Year’s Day, at a reasonable 10:00 am. Start 2017 off with a bang! This race welcomes families and participants of all ages to come run or crawl their way to completing their first resolution! Bring warm layers of clothes, tie up your running shoes, and get ready to ‘run into’ 2017!

Commemorative Finisher’s Award
$20.00

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
$12.00

Not included in race entry, available for purchase during registration.

RACE CALENDAR

Find all Scheduled Pre, Post, and Race Day Events Here

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS END

September 30, 2016

Midnight

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
8:00—9:30 am

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)

9:00 am

Free coffee available courtesy of Ingles 

10:00 am

Race starts on Spruce Street (beside Pack Square)

10:30 am

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

 

Check-In

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.

HAVE FUN!

Mandatory!

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.

Be Respectful

You may pray or curse, but please do so silently.

COURSE & MAP

2016ResolutionRun-EventMapStart 2017 off with a bang at Pack Square in Downtown Asheville on Spruce Street

 

 

  1. RIGHT - College Street
  2. LEFT - Oak Street
  3. RIGHT - Central Avenue
  4. RIGHT - East Chestnut Street
  5. LEFT - Charlotte Street
  6. LEFT - Edwin Place
  7. LEFT - Evelyn Place
  8. LEFT - Murdock Avenue
  9. RIGHT - Hillside Street
  10. LEFT - Madison Avenue
  11. RIGHT - East Chestnut
  12. LEFT - Central Avenue
  13. RIGHT - Woodfin Street
  14. LEFT - North Market Street
  15. FINISH - Spruce Street  - Go straight across into the sidewalk/Pack Square Park for Finish

 

AWARDS

 

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! 

commemorative keepsakesOVERALL Category: 

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

Age groups – (male/female) | Age Groups – 1st, 2nd, 3rd

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.

RESULTS

2017 Resolution Run Results:

2017 5k Overall

5k 2017 Age Groups 

2016 Resolution Run Results:

2016 5k Overall

5k 2016 Age Groups

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This event is timed by iDaph Timing, questions or concerns regarding your results should be emailed to timing@idaph.net

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER AT THE RESOLUTION RUN!

 

There are many opportunities for volunteering at the event if you want to come and check it out or are racing this weekend and want to take it easy on NYE/NYD. Of course, volunteers will be taken care of with food and drinks. 

 

RACE PHOTOS

FollowTheArtStringsRace 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.

TAKE THE SURVEY

CONTACT SUPPORT@IDAPH.NET WITH QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS!

OUR CHARITY PARTNERS

Proceeds from the race benefit the following causes:

iDream Athletes Foundation

iDream Athletes Foundation serves the athletic dreams of WNC residents; encouraging participation in area running, cycling, obstacle, & multi-sport opportunities by offering financial & instructional support.

FUND DREAMS!
The YMCA of Asheville

The YMCA of Western North Carolina will host our Packet-Pickup and Awards Ceremony as well as keep you hydrated & energized on the course!

DONATE TO YMCA-WNC!

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. 

 

Give Now!

THANK OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS!

 INTERESTED IN SPONSORING? Contact us at sponsorships@idaph.net