2014 Asheville Marathon Results & Photos are Ready!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE ASHEVILLE MARATHON & HALF IN AMERICA’S LARGEST BACKYARD AT THE BILTMORE ESTATE! For all who ran in the 2nd annual Asheville Marathon or the inaugural Half, whether you made it into the awards ceremonies, rang the PR bell,...

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2014 ‘Chance to Win’ Winners Announced

Congrats to our Asheville Marathon & Half 'Chance to Win' WINNERS! Thanks to our WNC community for providing such wonderful giveaways for our chance to win! Companies like Eagle Nest Outfitters, Watershed, Navitat, French Broad Rafting & Ziplines, the Inn at...

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Thank You Volunteers and Sponsors!

Thank you and congratulations to everyone that made it out to participate in the Asheville Marathon & Half in America's Largest Backyard at the Biltmore Estate! This event could not have happened without the support from our presenting sponsor Hunter Subaru, and...

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7 Advantages to Being a Slower Marathoner

Hello readers. You all know that we love to highlight our winners with prizes and awards, and offer all kinds of elite incentives at many of our events. Today, however, we want to take some time to commend a group which sometimes doesn’t get the respect they deserve:...

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Run Swell and Ring Our PR Bell!

Anticipating a Marathon PR at Biltmore?   …Run Swell and Ring Our Bell!   For all you endurance junkies and mileage addicts feeling a breakthrough coming, boy have we got a fun incentive for ya! For those of you who cross the finish line Sunday, March 16th...

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Course Energy Boosters for Enhanced Race Experience

We know everyone has their favorite gels and foods when they run. So, this year we have enhanced our water station selections to give you all a variety of options and choices to support your race experience and personal preference. This year we are offering GU,...

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Health & Fitness Expo for Fun & Festivities

The Asheville Marathon & Half on Biltmore Estate   Health & Fitness Expo Coming to the DoubleTree Hotel Saturday, March 15th, 2014 : 9am – 7pm Parking: Please park in the front or rear of  DoubleTree Hotel or at the Sleep Inn Do not park in the TGI...

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Featured Ambassador: Lyndsey Robinson

Asheville Marathon Ambassador, Lyndsey Robinson, helps us rethink the relationship between eating and running in her post "Eating for Endurance & Health" from her blog '…Awakened Living…: where you can eat, bike, run, or walk your way to health'. Try some of these...

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Enter the 'Chance to Win' at the Expo!

Enter the Asheville Marathon & Half ‘Chance to Win’ for these great prizes: 5 ENO Singlenest Hammocks with Slap Straps ($80 value) 1 Watershed Grid Ipad/Tablet Bag ($124 value) 1 Watershed Medium Tramp Duffel ($57 value) 1 Watershed Large Tramp Tote Bag ($39...

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Featured Ambassador: Mindy Smith

Meet our Featured Ambassador, Mindy Smith, a local-town gal, originally from Hickory, N.C. but more here now living in Asheville, N.C.  A life long Girl Scout, Mindy now uses her Master's degree in Public Affairs from Western Carolina University and her Bachelor’s...

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Featured Ambassador: Taylor Bell

Our Featured Ambassador, Taylor Bell, shares some great tips in her blog post "Winter Running":   "Lets just face it, I love winter running!  I love it so much more than hot summers.  I love that I can pick any time during the day and go, its always cool to cold,...

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Featured Ambassador: Amanda Bowers

Amanda Bowers is a Mom, Writer, Runner, Teacher, Learner for life. Living a life with intention, passion and purpose! Nuun ambassador, and Asheville Marathon Ambassador. Running inspires her: Such beauty greeted me on my run tonight. Lonely streets, snow covered...

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2014 Commemorative Wine at the Expo!

FOR ALL YOU WINE LOVERS: We WILL have limited edition, commemorative race wine for the upcoming Asheville Marathon & Half bottled by Biltmore Wine Company. Only 500 bottles available in total of red and white varieties for both the 13.1 and 26.2, which will be...

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SOLD OUT: Asheville Marathon & Half Packed to the Brim!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, attention front and center, please: we have an announcement to make! The much anticipated 2014 Asheville Marathon & Half Marathon at Biltmore Estate presented by Hunter Subaru has had all registration slots filled. We are so...

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Featured Ambassador: Paul Laviska

Paul Laviska, proud Asheville Marthon & Half Ambassador knows how to train and relax all at once. His kids really wanted to play some golf, so that is exactly what they did.  While they golfed, he went on a few mile peaceful walk on the beach.  Just what the...

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The Asheville Marathon Featured in Capital at Play Magazine

CAPITAL AT PLAY— February, 2014 The Asheville Marathon at Biltmore Estate. “With breathtaking views, meticulously preserved forests, and activities for everyone among the 8,000 acres of property surrounding the Biltmore Estate, it’s clear that ‘America’s Largest...

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Featured Ambassador: Kirsten Reutebuch

Kirsten Abbey Reutebuch is excited to be an AMA, read all about it from her perspective: "I am officially an Asheville Marathon Race Ambassador!!!!!  The race will be run on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate on March 16, 2014 (please please please hope I'm not on...

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Featured Ambassador: John Scott

Meet our Featured Ambassador John Scott of Lexington, KY, who has taken on the challenge of becoming the Asheville Marathon Pace Leader Coordinator. It's a very important job for experienced runners to help set the pace for those that might exhaust themselves too...

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Featured AMA: Marty Harwood-Edes

Marty Harwood-Edes is one multi-faceted and active woman! As Entrepreneur, Personal Trainer, Marathon Runner, PE Teacher, and let's not forget Foodie & Craft Beer Drinker (she lives in Asheville after all), she's really involved the local scene and we're glad to...

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Featured Ambassador: Meghan Hamrock

Meghan Hamrock, our social media AMA and is doing a fabulous job on Twitter and Facebook for us… plus instagram and Pinterest! She's self described as enjoying "soaking up real vitamin D, putting peanut butter on just about anything, and napping" and suggests, "If you...

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Announcing Twitter Chat on Sunday, December 15th at 8pm

Come join the Asheville Marathon & Half at Biltmore Estate Ambassador Twitter Chat as we discuss the race. If you have ever considered running this beautiful race throughout the Biltmore Estate,  join the Twitter Chat on December 15th at 8 pm. Find out about the...

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Featured Ambassador: Nicki Conroy

Our FEATURED AMA OF THE WEEK: Many thanks to Nicki Conroy, our latest featured Asheville Marathon (& Half) Ambassador, for doing such a great job keeping us updated with training updates and more @NickiinNY and #AvlMa. This self proclaimed "Mom. Blogger....

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Featured Ambassador of the Week: Craig Lancaster

Our FEATURED AMA OF THE WEEK: Our thanks to Craig Lancaster, who is doing a great job as an official 2014 Asheville Marathon Ambassador (AMA)! His tweets, @clancaster0523 and hashtag #AvlMA, are chock full of interesting information and updates! Follow along with...

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Looking Glass Research a Strategic Race Partner

The 2014 Asheville Marathon & Half Marathon at Biltmore Estate is proud to be working with Community Sponsor, Looking Glass Strategic Research, in Asheville, NC. With their expertise, we'll be better able to make quality improvements and add even more useful...

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Join Team MAHEC to Run for a Cause!

At MAHEC, Mountain Area Health Education Center, quality and compassionate healthcare is the foundation for training top physicians, dentists and health professionals for Western North Carolina. Their medical residencies recruit the best and brightest from across the...

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Discover 3 Extraordinary Ways to Add Luxury to Your Race!

Now you can check the 2014 Asheville Marathon at Biltmore Estate off your bucket list in Gilded Age style! Embrace your 26.2 mile destination experience by treating yourself to VIP race passes and estate access, a champagne cellar dinner, preferred event placement,...

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