The 2nd Annual Biltmore Park Turkey Trot returns on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th at 9am. Come join us for this fun and festive 5K that winds through beautiful Biltmore Park Town Square and the surrounding neighborhood in South Asheville.
The Biltmore Park Turkey Trot course is a USATF certified 5k. The route will begin and end in Biltmore Park in South Asheville and run through Biltmore Park Town Square and the surrounding neighborhood.
The Annual Hunter Subaru Trick or Trail 5k & 1 Mile Spooky Sprint lets runners experience the beauty of DuPont Forest in a unique nighttime racing format.
The only race of its kind in the region, participants will strap on headlamps and light up the night as they duke it out in the dusk. The twists and turns of DuPont’s famous trail system will dare them to push forward, not knowing what bogies and specters might lurk around each corner! The One Mile Spooky Sprint will be Halloween themed, and a great chance for kids and kids-at-heart to break in their costumes a day early, without stressing about time limits, as this event is untimed!
All levels of runners and walkers are invited to participate!
Join us at Carrier Park in Asheville, NC on Saturday, September 21
Fun Run begins at 9:00 AM, 5K will begin as soon as the Fun Run concludes
T-shirt included with each registration received prior to September 13.
Awards given to the top male and female finishers & top finishers in each age group for the 5K
Take advantage of Early Bird Registration! Only $25 per participant for 5K registrations before August 31!
5K: $25/participant until August 31; $30/participant from September 1 - 20; $35/participant on race day
Fun run: $10/participant
T-shirts: additional shirts can be purchased for $10/each until September 14
Registrations received after September 14 are not guaranteed a t-shirt
5K race route makes a loop from Carrier Park down to French Broad River Park and back
5K is chip-timed with timing services provided by iDaph Events
All proceeds from the event benefit the Fine Arts Departments at IC Imagine
Locally owned and operated Grove Stone & Sand Company is proud to host the 12thannual Rock the Quarry Trail Challenge 5K and Kids Fun Run in the heart of the Swannanoa Valley. Rock the Quarry 5K Challenge is a foot race with a mission to bring our community together to celebrate good health in our beautiful surroundings while supporting our neighbors. All proceeds from the event benefit Grove Stone’s neighbor, the Black Mountain Home for Children, and long-time partner, Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS).
The Tour d’Apple is an exciting ride through Western North Carolina’s apple orchards, waterfalls, and mountains to benefit the charitable projects of the Hendersonville Four Seasons Rotary Club. It includes a Century (100 miles), a metric-century (100km), as well as 45 and 25 mile options.
Date: Monday, September 7th (Labor Day), 2020 @ 8:00am
Location: Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, NC
iDaph Events is proud to help support the Western Carolina Rescue Ministries by presenting its first ever Light Up the Night 5k on August 9th: A glow-in-the-dark nighttime run for all abilities that will wind through the historic streets of Montford in Asheville. This is your time to shine! Runners will take to the streets starting at 7:30 pm in “glow swag” in this fun and unique event, and all the proceeds from this run will directly benefit the continuous work of recovery, rescue and restoration to individuals throughout WNC.
iDaph Events is excited to once again bring this popular fast & fun sprint triathlon to Asheville, NC! The race consists of a beautiful outdoor pool swim in a 50 meter pool, rolling bike course and a flat and fast run course which is super event for every level of triathlete, from novice to elites. Novice + Beginner tri-athletes love this race! The pool swim is great for new swimmers & the run is a flat, ‘easy’ course to navigate. Elite athletes – get ready for a PR! This race is fast and is a huge hit among local elites.
For several years the the Firecracker Race has been the kick off event for the July Fourth Festival. Later in the day music, food, dancing, kid fun games, tours, crafts, art and much more fill the cool mountain air in one of the picturesque little towns in Western NC.
The 16th annual Hunter Subaru WNC Flyer(formerly called Fletcher Flyer) will be held in the “Cycling Capital of the South”, Brevard, NC. The start/finish will be at Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, NC. What better way to spend the day than with a Bike Ride, Bluegrass, BBQ and a complimentary first Brew!
Riders will have their choice of a full century, metric century, half century, and half metric rides which wind through the valleys south of Asheville, NC. Although it is the least hilly ride in Western North Carolina, it has plenty of rolling hills to keep all riders interested. There is beautiful mountain scenery without the long mountain climbs. The Flyer is a ride for everyone from first time riders to experience riders.
This is a fully supported ride with six well-stocked rest stops and an after ride party, including BBQ/Veggie Lunch Option for an add-on of $5 for participants and $10 for guests of participants, a Bluegrass band, a beer (1st beer compliments of Oskar Blues) and a root beer float shooter.