This classic race has kicked it up a few notches with the introduction of the Super Villain 10k and the move to the Salvage Station.
FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
Super Hero 5K
The race will start at the Salvage Station and go up Hill Street for a short distance before heading into Montford. The race will use portions of Cumberland Avenue, Flint Street and the Reedy Creek Greenway before returning to the Salvage Station via Houston Street. The 5K course has 347 feet of vertical gain. See the 5K course map HERE.
Super Villain 10K
This race will start ten minutes before the 5K, splitting off at Houston Street The course will utilize portions of Pearson Street, Westover, Hibriton, the Reedy Creek Greenway, and Cumberland Avenue before returning to the Salvage Station via Houston Street. The 10K course has 548 feet of vertical gain. See the 10K course map HERE.
Packet Pickup/Late Registration
Friday, September 21
The Happening – 4:00-7:00 PM – The Salvage Station (468 Riverside Drive)
Saturday, September 22
Packet Pick Up/Late Registration– 7-8:30 AM – The Salvage Station
The Asheville Running Experience is offering shirts for all events on an ala carte basis. If you would like an Asheville Urban Odyssey shirt, you may purchase one for $10 during the online registration process.
All pre and post-race activities will take place at The Salvage Station. Post race refreshments will be provided along with a selection of beer from Asheville Brewing Company for our of-age runners. Near the finish line on the main stage will be live music and both awards ceremonies.
The 5K awards ceremony at approximately 10:15 AM with the 10K to follow at 10:45 AM.
Special, commemorative awards will be given to the first three male and female overall and top male and female masters of both races.
Age group prizes will also be awarded. The categories will be announced prior to the event.
The 5K race will utilize chip timing. A timing chip will be on the back of your race bib, which should be worn on your front and visible at all times during the race.
There is plenty of free parking at The Salvage Station.
The Asheville Running Experience has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discount codes for cancellations during our cancellation periods. If the event is NOT sold out, a discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 30 days prior to the race date. If the event IS sold out, a discount code for 100% of your race registration fee will be offered until 14 days prior to the race date. Discount codes can be used to register for another Asheville Running Experience event and will be valid for 12 months after the event date.
You may transfer your registration to another participant up to 14 days prior to the race day with a $2 transfer fee. You may only transfer an entry in the same race. Email your transfer request to firstname.lastname@example.org with your original registration information, including confirmation number as well as the email address for the participant who will be taking your place. Emails must be received no later than Monday, September 11, 2018.
Live, unofficial results will be available during each race at The828.com or look for The828.com results tent on-site.