Race Day :: June 4, 2016
Asheville is truly an American treasure and a running destination with great shopping and world-class dining. Runners and walkers will want to sample the many unique breweries, bars and clubs that the city has to offer! Asheville is one of America's most picturesque cities with beautiful homes, mountains and attractions bordering the Blue Ridge Parkway!
The 13.1 Asheville Half Marathon and 10K begins and ends in Pack Square and runs through the streets of Asheville and along the French Broad River. Entertainment will be provided by the Music Initiative throughout the entire race course; a local artist at every mile marker!
This is the best time to visit Asheville with great weather, great views and lots of color. Asheville has an extensive art district with art of all types. Runners and walkers will LOVE the challenge of running the hills in Asheville.
If you're a runner, this is the one to run!
The goal is to promote health, fitness and a healthy lifestyle in Asheville. The Asheville Half Marathon serves as a model in the community and offers a world-class competition in Western North Carolina.
Our 2016 Charity Partners
The Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission was formed in the fall of 2010 by a handful of civic-minded leaders who had a vision to impact the local economy by bringing more sporting events to the region.
Wild South engages people and organizations to protect public lands in the South.
For over 30 years, Asheville Humane Society has been saving homeless Buncombe County animals.
The Asheville Parks & Greenways Foundation invests in quality of life for WNC. We help make Asheville a healthy and active place to live, work and visit through support of parks, recreation, cultural arts and transportation greenways.
The mission of the Asheville Downtown Association is to be and to promote and support quality economic, cultural and residential development of downtown Asheville. Created in 1987, the Asheville Downtown Association is a non-profit organization committed to the preservation and improvement of the central business district.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.