AVL Marathon: Out of Towner Guide to Asheville

AVL Marathon: Out of Towner Guide to Asheville

Destination races are a great excuse to travel somewhere new, and have become increasingly popular with both new and seasoned runners.  Lauren Seserko, ambassador for the Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore, shares some of her “must do’s” in...
Make it a Runcation: Explore the Trails

Make it a Runcation: Explore the Trails

Looking to make the most out of your trip to Asheville? Ambassador Hannah Foust shares with us one of her favorite hikes in the Asheville area… I wanted to celebrate my birthday this year with my favorite thing: my dog. So we loaded up the car with snacks...
Part 2: Challenge Races & Back to Back Races

Part 2: Challenge Races & Back to Back Races

A continuation of Part 1: Challenge Races & Back to Back Races, Wendy shares her personal experience with back to back races… Day 2 at the Biltmore started surprisingly well. The estate was gorgeous with the fresh snow and I was in love with the moment....
Part 1: Challenge Races & Back to Back Races

Part 1: Challenge Races & Back to Back Races

Wendy, a 2019 ambassador for the Asheville Marathon and Half, walks us through her experiences with challenge/back to back races.  She writes: First and foremost, I’m not an athlete or a coach or an expert in anything. I’m not really a runner. I hate running. I’m...
First Time Half Marathoner

First Time Half Marathoner

Running your first half marathon? Casey Stephens is an ambassador for the Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore Estate, and shares with us her journey as a new distance runner, and tips to enjoy the racing experience.   As a new distance runner, I was COMPLETELY...
#BraveLikeGabe

#BraveLikeGabe

The Asheville Marathon & Half at Biltmore Estate is SO excited to announce that the 2019 Charity Partner is Brave Like Gabe! Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald will be running the Half Marathon and speaking at the Pre-Event Dinner on Friday, March 15th (buy your dinner...

Looking for 13 Runners in the 50 State Challenge

THE 2019 STATE CHALLENGE The Asheville Marathon and Half has become an event where runners from across our beautiful country travel in early spring to run 26.2, 13.1 or 39.3 miles all on the Biltmore Estate property. Thanks to everyone in 2018 for sharing their love...