The 13th Annual Asheville Marathon and Half is the premier running event in the picturesque city of Asheville, North Carolina. Known for its mountain beauty and creative spirit, this event attracts runners from all over the country and beyond. Participants get to experience a unique blend of urban and natural landscapes, as the course winds through downtown streets and surrounding neighborhoods before descending to the River Arts District and French Broad Greenway. Both courses are USATF certified, and the marathon is a Boston-qualifying event. With its vibrant community, mountainous setting, and gentle terrain, the Asheville Marathon and Half is sure to be a memorable and fulfilling experience.


The 2024 Asheville Half Marathon was awarded "The Best Half Marathons in the U.S." by

Kathy says...

"I cannot begin to tell you how well run your race was run. I have done several marathons and this one was by far my favorite. Everything from the supportive volunteers to the inspirational signs, to the free beer, to the awesome medal was flawless. It was a perfect day. Thank you!!"

Jacob says...

"Thanks for a great day and a great race!! First time running Asheville and we loved it!! Looking forward to next year!"

Kim says...

"The whole race had such an 'Asheville Vibe.' If anyone wants to experience Asheville this is a great way to do it! I loved seeing all the art on the buildings. You really get such a different perspective when you are running by something versus driving by."

Deanne says...

"The spectators along the course gave such boosts of energy to all the runners along the way! Music along the course was such a fun surprise and the after race party cannot be beat!! This was such a fun race and I would do this course again and again!!"

Registration Dates & Deadlines

SPECIAL PRICING  |  March 28th 3pm to April 2nd at midnight
SUPER EARLY  | April 3rd to September 24th at midnight
EARLY  | September 25th to Nov 5th at midnight
REGULAR  | November 6th to January 14th, 2024 at midnight
LATE  | January 15th to February 25th at midnight
RACE READY  | February 26th - Race Day

Guaranteed Shirt Size Deadline  |  February 4
Ship Swag Deadline  |  February 25