Chasing Trail 8k Trail Race – September 23, 2018 – Richmond Hill Park – Asheville NC

Part of the Asheville Running Experience, this Sunday trail race is capped at 150 runners.


Enjoy true outdoor adventure in the Asheville city limits! Chasing Trails will once again be held at Richmond Hill Park (280 Richmond Hill Drive, Asheville) on a combination of single and double-track trails.


Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, August 20- The Happening – The Salvage Station (468 Riverside Drive)- 4:00-7:00 PM
Sunday, August 22-Packet Pick Up/Late Registration– Richmond Hill Park – 7:30-8:30 AM


The Asheville Running Experience is offering shirts for all events on an ala carte basis. If you would like Chasing Trail shirt, you may purchase one for $10 during the online registration process.


Hang out after the race and enjoy food and the awards ceremony.


  • Special, commemorative awards will be given to the first three male and female overall and top male and female masters.
  • Prizes will also be awarded to the first three in the following age groups:
    • 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80-Over
  • No ‘double-dipping’ in award categories


The 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. We will use chip times to calculate the results and awards.


Parking is available adjacent to the race site at Richmond Hill Park and on the roads leading to the park and the National Guard Armory.


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 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

Official results will be posted at after the race.



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