Cherokee Harvest 5K – October 20, 2018 – Cherokee NC

We’re Back! After a one-year hiatus, the Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5K returns to the racing schedule on Saturday, October 20. Also back will be our scenic courses, amazing swag, and incredible post-event meal.


Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon and 5K Logo

Online registration will open at 12 noon on Friday, December 1 and will close on Thursday, October 18 at 9:00 PM.

Race Capacity

In order to provide the best possible experience for our 5K runners, the race is capped at 500 participants.

Entry Fees

December 1, 2017-April 30, 2018 – $25
May 1-September 30 – $30
October 1 – Race Day – $35

Event Schedule

Friday, October 19

4:00-6:00 PM – Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Saturday, October 20

6:00-7:45 AM – Packet Pickup/Late Registration

7:45-11:30 AM – Acquoni Road closed to traffic

8:00 AM – Half Marathon Start – Click HERE for event information and link to registration

8:15 AM – 5K Start

All events take place at the site of the old Acquoni Events Center on Acquoni Road in Cherokee.


The 5K course takes place in the heart of Cherokee and will start and finish in the parking lot of the old Acquoni Events Center.

Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, Oct 19 – 4:00-6:00 pm-Packet Pick Up/Late Registration – old Aquoni Events Center

Saturday, Oct 20 – 6:00-7:45 am-Packet Pick Up/Late Registration – old Aquoni Events Center


All runners must be registered by October 7 to receive a long-sleeve tech running shirt and our famous hoody, both in unisex sizing.


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