Sourwood 5k and Cheshire Pump and Run, Cheshire Fitness Club, Black Mountain, North Carolina, August 8, 2009

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Sourwood 5k and Chesire Pump and Run
Sourwood 5k and Chesire Pump and Run

Mark your calendar for Saturday August 8, 2009.  Head to the Cheshire Fitness Club in Black Mountain for a great 5k.  I’ve done this twice before and it’s a very nice course and well run race.

Time:         5K Starts at 8:30 am

Time:          The “Pump” part starts @ 6:45

 Location:    Cheshire Fitness Club – Black Mountain, NC

 Entry Fees: We’re now in “late entry” mode: 5K = $25, Pump & Run = $30

 Entry Methods:    

  • Application can be downloaded at 
  • Drop them off at the Cheshire Fitness Club.
  • Mail to address provided
  • Packet Pick Up and Late Registration is at the Cheshire Fitness Club on Friday the 7th from 5:00 until 7:00pm.
  • Race Day Packet Pick Up and Late Registration until 8:00am



ALSO:           There is a Practice Run Wednesday August 5th departing the Cheshire Fitness Club @ 5:30pm.

ALL OTHER INFO is available at


Sourwood 5K Road Race/Walk

2009 marks the 21st running of the Sourwood 5K, a premiere road run/walk held August 8th in conjunction with the Sourwood Festival. Also returning this year is the Cheshire Pump & Runwhere participants earn deductions off their 5K times for doing bench presses pre-race. The well marked/supervised 5K course features rolling hills, shade, two aid stations and lots of fun. Both events are held at the Cheshire Fitness Club 25 Jane Jacob Road in Black Mountain. Black Mountain Natural Foods is this year’s Presenting Sponsor. Check out the events newly launched website – – for event info, on-line registration, Pump & Run rules, and course maps. Paper applications can be picked up at Cheshire and area merchants. Contact Event Mercenaries at 828-669-1902 or for additional questions and/or information on sponsorship opportunities.

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