Miles aren’t long with friends by your side

Miles aren’t long with friends by your side

by Stephanie Miller If you’ve run a 5K in the Asheville area, chances are you’ve seen two ladies dressed in matching outfits with smiles on their faces looking like they’re having the time of their lives. They may be wearing tu-tus and tiaras, glow-in-the-dark running...

Asheville Swim League Workout for Thursday, January 16, 2020

Asheville Swim League Workout for Thursday, January 16, 2020

by Coach Susan Swim Workout Thursday, January 16, 2020 Review so far: Week 1:  Saving shoulders by engaging lats & benefit of early vertical forearm (EVF) Week 2:  Explain term “Build” in a workout and optimize amount of rotation in freestyle using water level on...

Running a race on mixed surface

Running a race on mixed surface

by Tom Mangan "Running a race on mixed surface and terrain can be better on your body during the race and for post-race recovery." How does that commercial go…I’m no doctor, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night. Disclaimers away, here it goes. We runners...

Is putting on a charity event right for you?

Is putting on a charity event right for you?

Is putting on a charity event right for you? by Daphne Kirkwood Since 2011, Daphne Kirkwood and iDaph Events have been designing and producing events and have successfully implemented many different tactics for designing, planning and organizing events so that on race...

Why I Ride

Why I Ride

Mental Resilience: How to stay mentally strong by Jeremiah Reider Jeremiah is an excellent cyclist who rides with Asheville Winter Bike League regularly and battles with seasonal depression. Here he shares a few paragraphs about his struggle and how AVL WBL and the...

Building Speed and the Goldilocks of Rotation

Building Speed and the Goldilocks of Rotation

Building Speed and the 'Goldilocks' Amount of Rotation (not too little..not too much) Swim Workout Thursday, January 9, 2020  Build Begin swim slow and relaxed focusing on good form while gradually increasing effort and speed. Because you finish the distance at a...

New Years Resolution Run Results Are In!

New Years Resolution Run Results Are In!

Happy New Years! Thanks for starting your New Years Resolution with us on this beautiful morning. We had over 600 participants register and come out to Pack Square this morning for the New Year's Resolution Run Presented by Baird.   New Years Resolution Run...

2020 New Year’s Resolution Run Event Information

2020 New Year’s Resolution Run Event Information

Welcome New Year's Resolution Runners! We can't wait to see you kick off 2020 with us! Here's what you need to know for the event. PLEASE NOTE: At 1 ½ miles the course splits and the 5k turns left onto Evelyn Place at the first water station and the 10 mile runners...

Goals for 2020: Run without pain through chiropractic care

Goals for 2020: Run without pain through chiropractic care

by Stephanie Miller Bryan Cable was experiencing a lot of hip pain during his longer runs, but like so many of us crazy runners, he figured that was just part of the sport.  “I was always having hip problems after about six miles into my running,” Bryan said. “I...

The Biltmore Park Turkey Trot results are in!

The Biltmore Park Turkey Trot results are in!

Thank you to all the participants that came out to the 2nd Annual Biltmore Park Turkey Trot! We had 1100 people register for the race today, which is more than double our numbers from last year! Congratulations to our Overall Male and Female winners along with all the...

Everything you need to know for Biltmore Park Turkey Trot

Everything you need to know for Biltmore Park Turkey Trot

Bren Photography has done it again! View our 2019 Race Photos and purchase your favorites! Make great holiday gifts! Hooray! We have reached a RECORD 1,000 registered participants. All finisher medals have been spoken for by these pre-registered runners. Any...

Asheville Half Marathon voted best half marathon in North Carolina

Asheville Half Marathon voted best half marathon in North Carolina

The Asheville Half Marathon at Biltmore Estate recognized as Best Half Marathon in North Carolina  The results are in! We are super excited to announce that the Asheville Half Marathon at Biltmore Estate has been recognized by RaceRaves as the top half marathon in...

Lessons learned from the first AVL WBL Ride of the Season

Lessons learned from the first AVL WBL Ride of the Season

.Important Tips to Note for Successful AVL WBL Rides: Please Read Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first AVL WBL ride of the season! It was great to see so many familiar faces — and new ones! What a beautiful day for a ride! We hope everyone enjoyed...

Winter Triathlon Training Tips

Winter Triathlon Training Tips

by Sarah Alexander Photo credit: Wright Creative, Inc.  As a professional triathlete, I have been able to "chase summer" in order to continue training outside year-round. Luckily, it's possible to integrate indoor and outdoor training in Asheville throughout the...

What to Wear Cycling in the Winter

What to Wear Cycling in the Winter

What to wear when you're riding in the winter: Cycling Coach Reid Beloni shares pro tips and hacks by Stephanie Buss Wearing the correct gear when you’re cycling in the winter can make the difference between a positive experience, and a miserable one. What you wear...

How to keep a positive attitude

How to keep a positive attitude

Mental Resilience: How to stay mentally strong by Daphne Kirkwood We all have ‘stuff’ in our lives that gives us a gut punch when we least expect it. I have had a few big ones — the ones that send you through the air and knock you off your feet. The blows that take...

How to take the stress out of event production

How to take the stress out of event production

How to Take the Stress out of Event Production by Daphne Kirkwood Race Director Daphne Kirkwood has over nine years of experience in event production, and is the owner of iDaph Events & Timing. Daphne has successfully implemented many different tactics for...

What is Asheville Winter Bike League?

What is Asheville Winter Bike League?

Ride Leader Reid Beloni points out benefits of riding with the Asheville Winter Bike League (AVL WBL) Does your cycling stop when the weather gets cold outside? Well now you have no excuses! When you join our AVL WBL group, not only will you be enjoing safety in...

Join our Team: Part-Time Timing Assistant & Google Adwords Assistance

Join our Team: Part-Time Timing Assistant & Google Adwords Assistance

iDaph events exists to make memorable life experiences at our events for participants of all levels and abilities. We are a small group of active people who seek to bring events to life and create an environment full of fun, achievement and enjoyment. We work hard and...

Flight of the Vampire Results are in!

Flight of the Vampire Results are in!

Thanks to all the participants that came out this morning to the Brevard Rotary Flight of the Vampire 5k and Fun Run. We had a total of 420 participants register for this race which is a new record! Congratulations to all the finisher this morning! Live Results

Nutrition: Why it matters more than you think

Nutrition: Why it matters more than you think

Are you experiencing the 2 o’clock crash? Do you skip meals because you are too busy? Are you too wiped out to exercise? Keep reading for some great nutritional tips! by Daphne Kirkwood An important part of your overall fitness and well-being is nutrition. Without a...

Mountain Heritage Day 5k Results are in!

Mountain Heritage Day 5k Results are in!

Thanks to all the participants and their family for coming out to the 11th annual Mountain Heritage Day 5k. There were 146 people who registered for the race this year, a new record!   Overall Results Age Group Results

The Ramble Run Results are in!

The Ramble Run Results are in!

Thanks to all of the participants that came out to the inaugural Ramble Run 5k, Doggy Dash, and Stroller Strut.   Overall Results If you have questions or concerns, please contact support@idaph.net

IC Imagine Fine Arts 5k Results

IC Imagine Fine Arts 5k Results

Thanks to all the participants and family members that came out to Carrier Park for the Fine Arts 5k by IC Imagine Public Charter School.   Congratulations to all the finishers!  Overall Results Age Group Results   Questions or comments? Please email...

Asheville Off Road Series Results are in!

Asheville Off Road Series Results are in!

Thanks to all of the runners and cyclists that came out to this great event! We had 500 come out to the Biltmore Estate this morning for this amazing race. The weather made for great running and riding conditions being nice and sunny and temperature reaching 78...

Rock The Quarry Results

Rock The Quarry Results

Thanks to all 330 participants that came out to Grove Stone & Sand Company today for the Rock the Quarry 5k and Kids Fun Run. We had cool and sunny weather this morning, making it a great time to run.    Congratulation to all the finishers and award winners!...

Asheville Off-Road Participants: Please Read

Asheville Off-Road Participants: Please Read

WELCOME to the 2019 Asheville Off Road Series!   All your need to know participant info for the Asheville Off Road Series:    VISITORS & SPECTATORS Every person who enters Biltmore Estate is required to pay an entrance fee. Race tickets will allow...

GPS Routes & Course Maps for Asheville Off-Road Series

GPS Routes & Course Maps for Asheville Off-Road Series

Routes via Ride with GPS with clickable links/elevation and cue sheets   Duathlon Asheville Duathlon Run #1 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30559040 Asheville Duathlon Bike https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30978451 Asheville Duathlon Run #2 - Westover Trails...

George Hincapie to ride in iDaph Event’s Gravel Grinder

George Hincapie to ride in iDaph Event’s Gravel Grinder

What's it like to be George Hincapie for a day? Watch our video and find out. One of the most well-known names in the cycling industry - George Hincapie - will be riding in the Gravel Grinder on Sunday, September 15th, as part of iDaph Event's Asheville Off-Road...

Asheville Off-Road Series Participant Information

Asheville Off-Road Series Participant Information

Participant Guide Released for Asheville Off-Road Series Here's your 2019 Asheville Off Road Series Participant Guide. This guide includes the race schedule for the Asheville Duathlon, Asheville Off-Road 10K and the Asheville Gravel Grinder Bike events all set for...

Asheville Off-Road Series to feature strong local athletes

Asheville Off-Road Series to feature strong local athletes

Ginna Lee Reid and Billy McCracken are gearing up for the upcoming multi-sport event at Biltmore Estate Two of Asheville's well-known, uber-athletes, Ginna Reid (runner) and Billy McCracken (cyclist) will be challenging themselves at the upcoming Asheville Off Road...

Cash prizes offered for this year’s 40 Mile Gravel Grinder

Cash prizes offered for this year’s 40 Mile Gravel Grinder

Bike Fast. Get the Cash. How fast can you grind through the Gravel Grinder? Asheville Bicycle Company is giving away cash prizes for this year’s 40 mile Gravel Grinder at the Asheville Off Road Series. Prizes will be given to male and female overall winners and...