Last Chance Early Bird Training Tees

  REGISTER NOW & GET AN OFFICIAL TRAINING TEE FOR FREE!   Register for the Asheville Marathon or Half Marathon, using the code below, by November 15th to get your official 'In Training Tee!' Limited edition Asheville Marathon & Half 'In Training' Biltmore Estate March...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Adam Amundson

ADAM AMUNDSON | GREENSBORO, NC Bio: "I began running regularly after college and spent many years competing in local 5ks and "fun races".  After a move to Boston I got serious about running long distances. I joined a cult (November Project) which was later featured in...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Amy Albers

Amy Albers, 2015 Asheville Marathon (& Half) Ambassador… . …and mother of three provides insiders perspective into maintaining motivation to run despite the doldrums of daily living during the winter time change in her helpful blog: Break Your Running Funk: The Power...

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Congratulations Royal Trifecta Challengers!

With a trinity of exquisite races at the Estate on our 2014 calendar, we thought we would take your Biltmore experience one step further by offering another test of will! Those of you who managed to finish ALL THREE of our 2014 races at Biltmore, will lay claim to the...

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Meet your 2015 Asheville Marathon & Half Race Ambassadors!

. Meet the Diplomats of Running Our 2015 Amazing Race Ambassadors:   After much thought and debate trying to decide on finalists from among all the excellent submissions, we have selected an amazing group of running enthusiasts from across the United States as this...

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Asheville Marathon Ambassadors Wanted: Step Up & Represent!

Do you have the gift of gab? Are you a serial Tweet-er? Are your social connections and oratory prowess only surpassed by your running PRs? Are you excited about the adventure of 13 or 26 Miles through America’s Largest Backyard? We have some exciting news for you! We...

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What 'Boutique Style' about the Asheville Marathon?

At the Asheville Marathon & Half we're frequently asked 'Why is the Asheville Marathon called a boutique style marathon?' Participant, Paula Jean Lunt, has the perfect explanation:   "To me, this photo says it all. While we run by what was once the largest private...

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Vote for your Favorite in our Photo Contest

Folks have submitted so many great photos for our 2014 Best Participant Photo Contest, and we've finally narrowed it down to the top 10! The winner of the photo contest will receive a complimentary entry to the 2015 marathon or half marathon at Biltmore Estate!   Vote...

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Feeling Creative? Enter our Art Contest!

The Asheville Marathon & Half at Biltmore Estate is looking for unique, dynamic, and original artwork that captures the “magic and feel” of this boutique destination event and experience! Enter our…   2015 ASHEVILLE MARATHON & HALF MARATHON ART DESIGN CONTEST   to...

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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 Biltmore,...

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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 all...

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Limited Time Discount on the 2015 Asheville Marathon and Half

SIGN UP NOW FOR THE 2015 Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore Estate on RACE WEEKEND AND SAVE BIG BUCKS!     This special will run with you all race weekend   Discount good ONLY until Monday, March 17th, 2014   ONLY $70 for the Half Marathon and $80 for the acheter...

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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 in Personal...

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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 Friday's parking...

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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 value) 1...

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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 sold at...

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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 proud...

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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 doctor...

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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 have...

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