Jump Off Rock Half Marathon & 10K

Jump Off Rock Half Marathon & 10K

An endurance running event like none other, the third annual Jump Off Rock Half Marathon presented by Hunter Subaru, will be one of the fastest half marathon races in the south and will run “downhill to downtown.” 

The point-to-point, half marathon begins at Jump off Rock, a national landmark and the Town of Laurel Park’s highest peak, and finishes in the heart of downtown Hendersonville on Main Street. This gently downhill and scenic 13.1 mile course is not only fast, it also has breathtaking views. Half Marathoners will wind their way downhill through the beautiful back-roads of Laurel Park then on historic city streets and around Hendersonville’s Osceola Lake before heading into downtown Hendersonville. The point-to-point race and the scenic course are sure to bring PRs and mountain memories to last a lifetime.

10k runners will start their race at the base of the Town of Laurel Park at the YMCA of Hendersonville. They will join in on the half marathon route at about the half-way point with half marathoners. The 10k route is moderately flat with a couple gentle rollers. The 10k runners will run on historic city streets, around the Hendersonville’s Osceola Lake and back to downtown Hendersonville.

Both races will finish at the same location in Historic Downtown Hendersonville on Main Street. 

Jump Off Rock Half Marathon Shirt

RUN 13.1 x 3

We are thrilled to offer the 2023 Appalachian Trilogy! Run 3 out of 4 of these Half Marathons in 2023 and receive a unique commemorative medal! Asheville Half Marathon (March 18),  Jump off Rock Half Marathon (May 13), RAD Half Marathon (June 11) and Black Bear Half Marathon (October 8), and receive a gorgeous gold commemorative, Appalachian Trilogy medal. We will also have some super cool swag to go along with this new challenge to keep you motivated to train all year long!

How do I sign up? Register for three of the above half marathons and you are automatically entered into the Trilogy! Must sign up for three events by July 9, 2023 in order to be eligible.

Black Bear Half Marathon and 8k

Black Bear Half Marathon and 8k

The Black Bear Half Marathon is back for its third year and we are so excited! Both the half marathon and 8k both offer a scenic, mostly flat course along the Oklawaha Greenway. The Half Marathon has less than 400 feet of elevation gain, and both races wind along the river, so you won’t want to miss it! Participants will receive a free treat and a beer (21+) after the race to replenish some much-needed calories. We’ll also have plenty of vendors at the race hub, live music, and a recovery zone with massages and PT!

Tour D’Apple

Tour D’Apple

Tour d’Apple cycling event provides four exciting, challenging routes through Western North Carolina’s apple orchards, waterfalls, and mountains to benefit the charitable projects of the Hendersonville Four Seasons Rotary Club. It’s an incredibly scenic ride with options for every type of participant, free food and drinks afterwards, and awesome swag.

Apple Festival Races

Apple Festival Races

The Apple Festival Race are back for 2022! This race consists of a 5k, 8k, and Kids Fun Run in historic downtown Hendersonville. This race coincides with the Hendersonville Apple Festival, so make sure to walk over to main street after the race. The Apple Festival Races are a Hendersonville staple, and we can’t wait to see you there!

All participants in the 8k and Team 5k will receive a free shirt with their registration, but you must register before July 31st at midnight to guarantee your preferred size! All Mini Moo participants will receive a different shirt for free with their registrations.

Trick or Trail 5k Registration is NOW OPEN!

Trick or Trail 5k Registration is NOW OPEN!

Trick or Trail 5k logo

Trick or Trail 5k
Presented by Hunter Subaru

Saturday, October 22nd  |   10:00 AM


Runners at the 8th Annual Trick or Trail 5k presented by Hunter Subaru get to experience the Halloween-themed race at a new location this year — in the heart of Hendersonville, NC! Due to construction scheduled in the fall at Guion Farms in Dupont, the race is being relocated this year. It will start and finish in the Historic 7th Avenue District on Maple Street at the Train Depot where the vibrant Fall Festival is taking place at the Farmers’ Market! The Trick or Trail is a fall, family favorite event with costumes, decorations, and lots of great candy, snacks, and food!

After the race runners will enjoy the bustling Fall Festival and food, drinks and vendors at the Farmers’ Market. Bring some cash!


Runners will enjoy the sites and streets in the revitalized Historic 7th Avenue District, the beauty of fall on the Oklawaha greenway and the twists and turns of the paved trails through the woods at Jackson Park. Making this a fall race you don’t want to miss. It is a race with a nice flow, and little elevation gain and loss, making it fairly fast. Paved surfaces and trails make it ‘easier’ to run on than the typical Dupont trails.


Costume Contest!

Trick or Trail 5k Costume Contest

We’re taking Trick or Trail to the Farmer’s Market, so dress for the occasion!! Whether you want to blend in with the veggie garden, pig out with your barnyard friends, or work alongside the farmers, make sure you bring the cream of the crop when it comes to the Costume Contest!





What you get:

• A first-class running experience in the fall in WNC!
• Chip-timing for accurate results
• A totally set up and well-marked, course on a beautiful route!
• Spectator friendly course
• One-of-a-kind Prizes
• Hunter Subaru Goody Bag
• Trick or Trail race shirt, available in men’s and women’s sizes for just $20!
• Special discounted pricing for kids age 12 and under.
• Kids 12 and under get a cool, color-changing Run Local cup full of candy!
• Free DeFeet socks (until deadline). Trick or Trail 5k