New River 5k – May 7, 2016 – Todd NC

New River Marathon Half Marathon and 5k Logo 2014 - sm

The shortest distance in the trio of races offered on New River Marathon day. The 5k is your opportunity to race a flat, scenic road race and still enjoy all of the post-race treats and music.


The New River Marathon’s home is in Ashe County, the Northwestern-most county of North Carolina, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The New River Marathon races (marathon, half marathon & 5K) start and finish in the historic and charming hamlet of Todd, North Carolina. The start line is on Todd Railroad Grade Rd in the heart of Todd and the finish at the Walter and Anne Cook Memorial Park on the bold Elk Creek, also in Todd.

The New River 5K may be shorter in distance, but the course is no less spectacular. The out-and-back course on Todd Railroad Grade Rd, fully offers the beauty of the New River valley.


Walter and Anne Cook Memorial Park
Todd Railroad Grade Rd.
Todd, NC 28684

5k starts at 8 AM.


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