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Asheville Half Marathon
August 24, 2024
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About The Asheville Half Marathon
The Asheville Half Marathon, held on August 24, 2024, is not just any half marathon race, it is one of the greatest destination races in North Carolina! Set in the picturesque city of Asheville, known for its beautiful homes, mountains, and attractions along the Blue Ridge Parkway, this race offers a unique and memorable experience for all participants.
Starting and ending in Pack Square, this race takes runners through some of the best parts of Asheville. It begins with a tour of the Brewery District, followed by a scenic route through the Arts District and along the French Broad River. As runners head north towards Beaver Lake, they will pass by the Grove Park Country Club and Weaver Park before reaching the UNCA campus. The challenging hills of Asheville add an extra level of excitement and accomplishment to this race.
Not only does the Asheville Half Marathon provide a challenging course, but it also offers a fantastic atmosphere. With great weather and beautiful fall colors filling the city in August, runners will be treated to amazing views throughout their race. Additionally, Asheville is known for its world-class beer, arts, and dining, making it the perfect destination for a post-race celebration. Participants can enjoy the lively finish festival in Pack Square Park, featuring live music, vendors, food, and refreshments.
By participating in the Asheville Half Marathon, runners will receive a running tech shirt, custom bib with their name on it, incredible finisher medals, and a drink ticket. It’s not just about the race, but also about the experience and the memories made in this unique city.
So lace up your running shoes and get ready to conquer the hills of Asheville! Whether you are a seasoned half marathon runner or a first-timer, the Asheville Half Marathon on August 24, 2024, is the race for you. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to run in one of America’s most beautiful places on the East Coast.