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Black Bear Half Marathon and 8k

Black Bear Half Marathon and 8k

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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!

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!

Asheville Triathlon

Asheville Triathlon

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The Asheville Triathlon course is a super event for every level of triathlete, from novice to elites. Novice + Beginner tri-athletes love this race!

This race is fast and is a huge hit among local elites. The time trial swim start in a 50m pool allows swimmers to spread out. The bike leg is flat the first couple miles, so get down in your aero bars and push it. The middle section has some steep hills just get outta the saddle and roll over em! There are several downhill sections that are smokin’ fast! Many elites have PR’d during the 5k run, bring your racing flats!  

 

Running of the Goats 5k and Nature Walk

Running of the Goats 5k and Nature Walk

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Are you ready to run wild with the WNC Nature Center?! Join us for the 2nd Annual Running of the Goats 5k and Nature Walk to support the animals you love! This event has the option of running in the 5k through the nature center and around the park, or enjoying the nature walk with all the animals before the park opens to the public. The best part? Every entry includes a day-pass to come back and enjoy the WNC Nature Center at a later date!