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Pop Up 5K Summer Series 5K
Wednesdays (2nd and 4th of the month)
    July 14, July 28, August 11, August 25

 

Come join us at the Bill Moore Community Park (formerly Fletcher Park) for our Pop-up 5k in the Park Summer Series.  Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday until August 25th, we’ll be setting up a rolling start line with a chip-timed and fully marked 5k course for runners and walkers.  This in-person running event is a great way to test your fitness and work towards improving your 5k time. It is family-friendly and dog friendly! New this year we have themes for each night! There will be prizes along the way, awesome Run Local swag available, and flexible options for all types of runners. 

Follow the new Pop up 5k Facebook page for all the details! Click HERE

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Asheville Triathlon

Asheville Recreation Park, Asheville, NC
Sunday, July 18, 2021

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

iDaph Events is excited to once again bring this popular fast & fun sprint triathlon to Asheville, NC! We will be bringing this event back to Rec Park Pool in Asheville! Thank you to everyone that helped encourage the City to allow this event to take place this year. Your voices have been heard and we are so excited to have this triathlon opportunity again!

The race consists of a beautiful outdoor pool swim in a 50 meter pool, rolling bike course and a flat and fast, 5k run course at the Asheville Recreation Park. This is the great event for every level of triathlete, from novice to elites. 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. 

 
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Jump Off Rock Hill Climb

Laurel Park, Hendersonville, North Carolina
Saturday, August 8

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Cyclists and Triathletes get ready for the return of the Jump off Rock Hill Climb presented by Hunter Subaru on Sunday, August 8th at 3 pm. The hill climb, time trial, cycling race made its debut in 2017 and returns this summer with much anticipation to Laurel Park located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. 

The cycling race is for all abilities! Test your fitness and challenge yourself to ride up this five-mile climb as fast as you can. This is an individual, time-trial-style event designed to challenge any type and ability of cyclists. You will be racing against the clock and will leave in one-minute increments. It is a race against yourself. This is not a mass start event. 

The one-way, time trial race starts at the Town of Laurel Park offices and goes up, up, up Laurel Park Scenic Highway to the top of Jump off Rock where panoramic views await you at the finish line. This event will be professionally produced and timed. 

Not only will this ride challenge you, but there are also prizes and awards for the King and Queen of the Mountain and random giveaways to finishers. You don’t have to be the fastest to win in our giveaways!

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Pop Up 5K Fall Series 5K

2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
September 8th — October 27th, 2021
 
This is the same event as the Summer Series except with different times, prizes, and swag! The Pop-up 5k in the Park Fall Series and Virtual Challenge is every 2nd and 4th Wednesday starting September 8th and running until October 27th. Due to the time change, runners can start at the rolling start line anytime from 5-6:30 pm. 
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Asheville Off Road Series

September 19, 2021

UPDATE
 

The Asheville Off Road Series will not take place at the Biltmore Estate, as the estate has a scheduling conflict this fall.  We believe we have secured a new location for the 2021 event in Henderson County. Let us know on our Asheville Off Road Series Facebook page if you would attend if we create and produce the event at a new location this year. This will help us make our decision. 

AORS FACEBOOK PAGE CLICK HERE

 

Black Bear Half Marathon

Hendersonville, North Carolina

October 9, 2021

The Black Bear Half Marathon presented by Hunter Subaru is back! This 2nd Annual,  in-person, half marathon running event in Hendersonville, NC offers a scenic, mostly flat course along the Oklawaha Greenway. With less than 400 feet of elevation gain and a socially distanced race, you don’t want to miss this half marathon running race this fall in Western North Carolina. We will also have a ‘virtual option’ for the race again. Park and City permits have been approved for the 2021 race.

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Trick or Trail

Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
You don’t want to miss this super fun, and  family-friendly, Halloween-themed 5K run/walk. This annual running event is a local’s favorite and offers fun for the entire family.  We are currently working on finalizing our permit with Dupont and will have registration and more info to share soon! Keep up-to-date by folling our Trick or Trail Facebook Page HERE. 
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South Asheville Turkey Trot 5K

Biltmore Park, Asheville, North Carolina

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Registration opening soon!

 
The 4th Annual South Asheville Turkey Trot presented by Hunter Subaru returns on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25th to Biltmore Park in South Asheville, NC. Come join us for this fun and festive 5K on one of the biggest running holidays of the year. Thanksgiving is the largest running holiday with families all over the country! Turkey Trots are a great way to start the day. You’ll share miles and smiles with your family and friends as part of this fun, annual tradition. 
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Ugly Sweater Run

The Riveter, Mills River, North Carolina
Saturday, December 4, 2021
 
Join us for this holly, jolly 5K, 10K and Challenge at the Riveter! 

Don’t miss this new annual holiday tradition! The 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Run 5K and 10K at the Riveter in Mills River! Join iDaph Events for a festive (and socially distanced) 5K and 10K hosted by the Riveter, the nation’s premier indoor climbing gym, bike park, and wellness arena. The courses start at the Riveter and run along scenic rural paved and farm roads, and return to the Riveter for even more merriment.

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New Year’s Resolution Run

Downtown Asheville, North Carolina
January 1, 2022

The Annual New Year’s Resolution Run in downtown Asheville will be January 1, 2022. Plan to kick off 2022 on the right foot and celebrate with what we love to do most: RUN! This event starts at a reasonable 10:00 am and offers a 5K and 10K distance. We welcome 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’ 2022! More information coming soon. 

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We have plans to add a few NEW events in 2021! Stay Tuned!

“Events with registration not currently open are in the process of permits and approvals. Locations and dates are subject to change. We will open online registration when we have the green light from the permitting agency for each event.”

iDaph Partner Events
SAVE THE DATE

Firecracker 5K, Brevard, NC — Saturday, July 3, 2021
Light Up the Night 5K, Asheville, NC — Friday, August 6, 2021
Apple Festival Races, Hendersonville, NC — Saturday, September 4
Tour d’Apple, Brevard, NC — Monday, September 6, 2021
Rock the Quarry 5k & Fun Run — Saturday, September 11, 2021 
Fonta Flora BarnBurner 50k Mountain Bike Race – Saturday, Oct 16
Vampire 5K, Brevard, NC — Saturday, October 30, 2021

Events are in the process of permits and final approvals. Dates and locations are subject to change. 
Additional new partner events will be added for 2021, stay tuned!

Check out the iDaph Events Podcast!

Listen to our latest podcast about our upcoming 2021 events calendar and new events in the works!

With so many changes happening in the events world right now, our podcast offers you another way to stay informed about upcoming events and what to expect. Available on Apple iTunes, Spotify, and more.
CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR PODCASTS! 

 

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Tag @idaphevents and #idaphevents! We love seeing what you all are up to on a daily basis and re-sharing your posts!

Sponsorship Opportunities

 
If you would like to showcase your business and support healthy events in 2021, contact us to learn more about annual sponsorship opportunities. Email events@idaph.net