LPC Throwback Triathlon & Kid’s Splash n’ Dash

The 6th Annual LPC Throwback Triathlon is the perfect event in which to challenge one’s self, regardless of competition experience or athletic prowess. It features a 200 yard pool swim, a 17.5 mile bike on quiet country roads, and a rolling 5k run with an on-track finale in which to summon your mighty kick to the tape! 

Both individuals and relay teams are encouraged to join in, and you don’t have to be a three-sport athlete to participate. In the LPC Triathlon Team Competition, you can opt for the sport of your choosing, and just swim, bike, or run as part of a team. While LPC events are timed, and your results will be made available after the event, we emphasize participation over competition. The Kid’s Splash N’ Dash courses mean even budding athletes can participate in the throwback thrills without adults towering overhead!

The LPC Kid’s Splash N’ Dash, is designed to promote an active, healthy lifestyle for the youth in the Carolinas and to introduce them to multi-sport events. This event will consist of various distances in the sport of aquathlon (swim/run) for three divisions: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.

Run for the Paws

Run for the Paws is the only 5K in Western North Carolina where dogs aren’t just allowed, they’re invited! Join hundreds of animal lovers and their four-legged friends as we run and walk to raise money for pets in need.

We’re excited to be at Carrier Park in Asheville for the 7th Annual Run for the Paws event! Participants can choose to compete in the chip-timed 5K or stroll in the one mile walk. Afterwards, relax with us and enjoy the afternoon on the Carrier Park lawn with food vendors, music and fun activities.


All proceeds raised from the Run for the Paws event goes directly to the life-saving programs run by Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. 


Registration may be found at: 



Congrats To All Of The Mama’s Day 10K Participants

Congratulations To All Mama’s Day 10K Participants!

All Proceeds Benefit Mama Maisha

Mama Maisha is an Asheville-based non-profit making motherhood safer in Tanzania. Pregnancy complication-related deaths are rare in developed countries, but in Tanzania, one mother dies every single hour. Mama Maisha provides life-saving supplies, support, and education for women in need. Learn More!

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3 Awesome Upgrades for the 20th Annual Biltmore/Kiwanis 15k and 5k

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Join us for the 20th anniversary edition of the Biltmore 15k/5k Classic Races!


*New for 2017*

1. You asked for it! Each year on our race surveys we are asked to have a beautiful award designed to commemorate the runner experience at Biltmore Estate. For the 20th running edition of the event we are offering a one-of-a-kind, special edition finisher award for both 5k and 15k runners. Finisher awards can be purchased thru online registration until March 31st. Awards will be handed out to finishers that have pre-purchased at both awards ceremonies. 

2. Course certification - Due to the construction on the estate over the past several years, the mile markers have been moved and need updated. For 2017, we will have updated re-certified 15k and 5k courses. You will get the same views and same courses, just more accurate mile markers on race day!

3. May is a busy time of year in the mountains of Western North Carolina. We have secured a limited number of hotel rooms for our participants on a first-come-first serve basis at DoubleTree Hotel in Biltmore Forest. Click HERE to reserve your room today!





We hope you will join us on May 21, 2017 for the 20th Anniversary of the Biltmore/Kiwanis Classic Races!


Come Celebrate the 2016 Lung Buster Series!


That’s a wrap on the 2016 Lung Buster Time Trial Series. Thanks to all of you for coming out and joining us!



2016 Lung Buster Time Trial Series
Final Series Standings & Individual TT Results


We have tallied the entirety of the 2016 Lung Buster Series Results. Click the links below to open the pdf version of these results.

To be considered for the series results you had to participate in at least 4 time trials this season.

2016 Lung Buster Time Trial 20K Final Series Standings

2016 Lung Buster Time Trial 40K Final Series Standings

2016 Individual TT results

Results questions? Email us at timing@idaph.net


2016 Lung Buster Time Trial Series
End of Year Celebration/Awards
Thursday, September 29th @ Highland Brewing Company


We will be holding an end of series party and awards ceremony on Thursday, September 29th @ Highland Brewing Company starting at 6:30pm where we will be giving out awards to our series award winners! You must be present to claim your awards. We have some pretty sweet stuff to give out, so don’t miss!

Curious about who gets an award? Click HERE and scroll down to to prizes and awards to see if you qualify! You don’t have to be receiving an award to attend. This is also a celebration of another awesome Lung Buster season.


Congrats again to everyone! Thanks for coming out and riding with us this year. We hope you had tons of fun.


The fun does not have to end here. Join us for Asheville Winter Bike League this winter!