Looks like a cool night run in a great neighborhood.
FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
iDaph Events is proud to help support the Western Carolina Rescue Ministries by presenting its first ever Light Up the Night 5k on August 9th: A glow-in-the-dark nighttime run for all abilities that will wind through the historic streets of Montford in Asheville. This is your time to shine! Runners will take to the streets starting at 7:30 pm in “glow swag” in this fun and unique event, and all the proceeds from this run will directly benefit the continuous work of recovery, rescue and restoration to individuals throughout WNC.
The Run: A scenic, night-time fun 5K run through the Historic Montford area in Asheville, North Carolina. The run will follow along Montford Avenue and Hill Street through beautiful Victorian neighborhoods that mirror Asheville’s cosmopolitan character. The run will start and end at Western Carolina Rescue Ministries. Click here for run route. Permit Pending.
Registration: Registration is $35 until July 15th. After that, the price of registration will increase incrementally until the race day. Participants will receive a free ‘glow’ t-shirt if they register by July 28th.
Backing a Good Cause: Western Carolina Rescue Ministries (WCRM) exists to serve the homeless, poor and addicted populations of Western North Carolina. They meet people in crisis, focus on helping them at the point of their need, invest in their future, and help them until they can move forward.
Awards: Awards will be given to the top three finishers male/female overall, top one overall master’s (male/female) and top three (male/female) in various age graded categories. (See Awards Section for more specific categories)